16th Annual BookFest

16th Annual BookFest


Saturday, May 22, 2021    
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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The Broward County Library’s 16th Annual Children’s BookFest is going online with three special Saturday events to kick off the 2021 “Tails and Tales” Summer Learning Program.

The Children’s BookFest is a celebration of children’s literature that gives children, tweens and families a preview of the Summer Learning Program, which offers fun, literacy and non-stop entertainment in a safe, online, interactive format. Attendees can meet an award-winning author and illustrator, pick up a free book, learn a magic trick, show off their favorite pet/stuffed animal in a pet parade and enter a raffle for prizes.

Children’s BookFest Online Saturday Events

-Pre-BookFest Online Pet Parade with Special Furry Guests
May 22nd, 10:30-11:30AM, Register
Go online for a tail-wagging good time and raffle with the prize of a remote control pet for two lucky winners. Enjoy a fun virtual visit with a furry friend from the Humane Society of Broward County, a short story, virtual pet parade and special guest appearance from Stanley the Panther!

For additional information, contact Nancy Murray of Broward County Library Community Engagement at nmurray@broward.org or 954-357-7406. The 16th Annual Children’s BookFest is sponsored by Broward County Library, Broward Public Library Foundation, Children’s Services Council of Broward County and South Florida Family Life magazine.

About Broward County Libraries Division
Broward County Libraries Division, named 2020 and 2015 Library of the Year by the Florida Library Association, was founded in 1974 and is the largest library system in Florida by square footage and one of the busiest, with more than 7.5 million walk-in customers visiting its 38 locations annually. Broward County Libraries Division provides convenient access to a full range of innovative and cost-effective services that satisfy the changing needs of the people of Broward County for information, education and recreation. Visit our website, Broward.org/Library, or follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter.