The Knox County Public Library will host their annual Children's Festival of Reading on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at World's Fair Park.

The festival will include storytelling, presentations by noted authors, games, arts & crafts, and science experiments. All of the events are free and open to all ages. The festival runs from 10am to 3pm.

Schedule of events:

Main Stage

10:00 - Dollywood's Penguin Players present: Pretend

10:30 - Author Sarah Weeks

11:00 - Author Susie Gardner

11:30 - Illustrator Adam Rex

12:00 - Book & Storybook Character Parade

12:30 - Author Charles R. Smith, Jr.

1:15 - Titanic

1:45 - Author Lita Judge

2:15 - Farmer Jason

Authors & Illustrators Stage

10:00 - Author Mary Uhles

10:30 - Author Charles R. Smith, Jr.

11:00 - Author Richard Sobol

11:30 - Author Gwendolyn Hooks

12:30 - Picture Book Panel with Julie Danielson

1:15 - Richard Sobol

1:45 - Author Gwendolyn Hooks

Children's Performance Stage

10:00 - Knoxville Jazz Youth Orchestra

11:00 - Beaumont Dance Works

11:30 - Knoxville Bella Corda

12:30 - Tumblebear Gymnastics

1:00 - Knoxville Children's Theatre

1:30 - Broadway Performing Arts

2:00 - Danse et Plus

For more information visit www.knoxlib.org