Children's Festival of Reading - LIBRARIES ROCK! - Saturday, May 19, 2018
Kick off Summer Library Club with a whole day of storytelling, music, arts & crafts, science experiments, food, and fun!

Join us Saturday, May 19 at World's Fair Park from 10 - 3. Kids will meet favorite authors; dance and sing along to great perfomances; participate in science experiments, crafts, and games; and sign up for Summer Library Club!

Balancing books at CFORCuddling characters at CFORSuper storytelling at CFOR

Serious science at CFORJoin the Book Parade at CFORJoin the circus at CFOR

Meet the Authors and Illustrators

This year's lineup features Linda Sue Park (author of the Newbery Award-winning novel A Single Shard and other middle grade novels and picture books) and Eric Litwin (original author of Pete the Cat, The Nuts, and Groovy Joe).  

Vendor Registration

The 2018 Children's Festival of Reading is a key opportunity to connect with families. Over 10,000 people attend this day-long event. Register by April 9: Commercial Vendors, Nonprofit Organizations, and Local Authors


The Children's Festival of Reading is committed to making our event accessible to everyone, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Please contact Casey Fox ( or 215-8713) if you require special accommodations to make your visit to the Festival the best it can be.