Bay Area Book Festival + FCBD Events @Central

BABF Youth Events
May 6, 2023 - 11:00am-5:00pm (ended)

The Bay Area Book Festival is holding various Children's events throughout Central on Saturday, May 6th! Find full details on the Bay Area Book Festival Website!

Children's Room
11:00–11:30 Amerie picture book reading
11:45–12:30 Story Time: Imagine That with Tiffany Golden, Mary Robinette Kowal, Nina LaCour, and Monica Wesolowska
1:00–2:30 Cooking the Books: A Celebration of Picture Books and Food with Charlotte Cheng, Ying Chang Compestine, Shuli de la Fuente-Lau, Katherine Pryor, and Aliza Sokolow
2:45–3:30 Story Time: Family and Heritage with Liza Ferneyhough, Minnie Phan, Sandhya Prabhat, and Meera Sriram - unfortunately Laurel Goodluck is unable to join as originally scheduled
4:15–5:00 Bay Area Children's Theatre Playtime

Community Meeting Room
11:00–11:45 Seen and Unseen with Elizabeth Partridge and Maggie Tokuda-Hall
12:15–1:15 Choose Your Own Adventure workshop
1:45–2:30 Picturing Lives: Picture Book Biographies wih Angela Dalton, Marni Fogelson, Susan Katz, and Emma Bland Smith
3:30–4:15 Story Time Band Performance

Teen Room
11:00–11:45 Flash Fiction workshop with Grant Faulkner and Kim Culbertson
12:15–1:00 Cast a Spell (Middle Grade) with Marti Dumas, Claire Kann, Claribel A. Ortega, and Alexandra Overy
1:30–2:15 The Magic of Story (Middle Grade) with Brandon Hobson, Misa Sugiura, and Brian Young

PLUS Free Comic Book Day giveaways and activities

Central Library 3rd Floor
11am-5pm Pick up free comic book day comics
11am-12:30pm Make your own comic!
12-2pm UC Berkeley’s Power of a Princess will be here! Join characters like Miles Morales, Rey Skywalker, and others to make crafts and get photos!
1-3pm Museum of Children’s Art Comic/Book Craft

AND 11am–5pm Where's Waldo scavenger hunt

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