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15th Annual Children's BookFest
Wednesday, August 26 through Thursday, September 24
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Free, online authors/Illustrators series for K-12
On Wednesdays, kids participate in Bookopoly, a book talk enhanced with games and challenges, and then meet the book’s author/illustrator on Thursdays. Material for Bookopoly programs, such as eBooks, audio books, or physical books can be downloaded or checked out and picked up at the library. Options and instructions for each specific program are posted on the registration page.

Register for any of these free programs:
  • August 26/27, Rafael López, illustrator of Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor (best for elementary school students)
  • September 2/3, Juana Martinez-Neal, author of Alma and How She Got Her Name (best for elementary school students)
  • September 9/10, Tiffany D. Jackson, author of Monday’s Not Coming (best for high school students)
  • September 16/17, Alex Gino, author of You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P! (best for middle school students)
  • September 23/24, Tracey Baptiste, author of The Jumbies (best for middle school students)

 Authors & Illustrators



The 15th Annual Children’s BookFest Authors and Illustrators Series is sponsored by Broward County Library, Broward Public Library Foundation, Children's Services Council of Broward County and Broward Family Life magazine.