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!

Thanks for joining us for another great year of storytelling, music, crafts, and games. If you haven't yet, be sure to sign up for Summer Library Club

Amazing authors! Photo of Eric Litwin & his Pete the Cat booksBalancing books at CFORCuddling characters at CFORSuper storytelling at CFORSerious science at CFORJoin the Book Parade 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).  

Pete the Cat Rockin' in My School Shoes book coverA Long Walk to Water book coverMaple book cover

Almost Paradise book coverPlay This Book coverMy Seventh Grade Life in Tights book cover

Plan Your Day

Download a Festival Program and map out your day ahead of time! 

Thanks to the University of Tennessee, free and convenient parking will be available at the 11th Street Parking Garage. Free parking is also available at the Blackstock lot on Grand Avenue, Locust Street Garage, the Market Street Garage, and on the street. Limited handicap parking is available on World's Fair Park, but you must register for one of the spots.