Get ready for summer reading at the Knox Co. Public Library's Festival of Reading on May 20, 2017

KNOXVILLE, TENN. - 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

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