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Whirlikids Book Festival

Saturday, March 9, 2019

McIntyre’s Books presents the second annual book festival for readers at all levels, but especially for ages 3 and up. Featuring storytime, readings, book signings, panel discussions with authors and illustrators, crafts and more – it’s a day of book fun for all ages! We are working hard on the 2019 schedule! In the meantime, check out the 2018 schedule below.

All events take place in The Barn.

10:00-10:30am
Author Readings with:

  • Linda Ashman
  • David Walker
  • Stacy McAnulty
  • Joan Holub
    Signings to follow

10:45-11:15am
Author Readings with:

  • Annette Simon
  • Camille Andros
  • Tameka Fryer Brown
  • Emily Jenkins
    Signings to follow

11:30am-12:00pm
Author Panel with:

  • Frances O’Roark Dowell
  • Ursula Vernon
  • Joan Holub
  • Stacy McAnulty
    Signings to follow

12:30pm
Chorus Performance by Willow Oak Montessori students

1:00-1:40pm
Author Panel with:

  • Sarah Mlynowski
  • Emily Jenkins
  • Lauren Myracle
    Signings to follow

2:00-2:40pm
Author Panel with:

  • Alan Gratz
  • Leah Henderson
  • Ali Standish
  • Eleanora Tate
    Signings to follow

3:00-3:40pm
Author Panel with:

  • Angela Dominguez
  • John Claude Bemis
  • Karina Yan Glaser
  • Stuart Gibbs
    Signings to follow

Kids of all reading levels, ages 3 and up are invited to this event. While you’re in the Village, enjoy lunch at The Belted Goat, explore the gardens and meet the farm animals in our Belted Barnyard!
Don’t forget to share your excitement on social media using #Whirlikids!
Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.