Brooklyn Book Festival Welcomes Us This Weekend

Dear Parents!

Brooklyn Book Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary on Saturday, September 19th and Sunday, September 20th. This event shouldn’t be missed! Two days of meeting beloved authors, listening to their reading and panels, attending illustrators’ workshops and watching puppetry performances will ignite your child’s curiosity and excitement. It is a great start for the new school year.

For the very 1st time, Festival hosts a separate Children’s Day on Saturday, September 19, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at MetroTech Commons in Downtown Brooklyn. On Sunday, September 20 all literary events for all ages will take place at Cadman Plaza. There are 300 writers and illustrators are scheduled to participate in the Festival! All events are free. Please check details on

You and your kids will meet so many popular children’s and young adult book authors including, Edwidge Danticat, Kevin Henkes, Lenore Look, George O’Connor, Matt de la Peña, Jon Scieszka and current top ten New York Times bestsellers Chris Grabenstein, Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri. Illustrators will conduct workshops. This is a great opportunity to enrich your home library with valuable autographed books!

There is no doubt that children and adults will enjoy and remember this day!

See you there!

Ms. Umanskaya, Librarian


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