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Children’s Festival of Reading

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Admission to this event is free and open to the public.
Kick off summer at the Library with the return of our beloved Children’s Festival of Reading on Saturday, May 21. This year we are thrilled to join Visit Knoxville’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair.
Join the Library for arts and crafts, author talks, storytelling, musical performances, and more, all showcasing the fun of reading, literacy, science, and art. Enjoy activities from community vendors, food, toddler play, and much more!
Authors and illustrators in attendance will be Jeffrey Brown, Erin Entrada Kelly, Tad Hills, Kwame Mbalia, Laurel Snyder, and Daniel Wiseman.
Come meet Rainbow Fish, Very Hungry Caterpillar, Taco Dragon, Cookie Monster, and Big Bird!

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