Bay Area Book Festival + FCBD Events @Central

BABF Youth Events
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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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