Denver's Children's Festival of Stories


Mar 17, 2018 – 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

144 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80202 Map

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This premiere event is a collaborative creation between Second Star to the Right children’s bookstore and Denver Arts & Venues cultural program. This day-long FREE public event features national, regional and local children’s books authors and illustrators of board books, picture books, chapter books and middle grade novels. Featured presenters will offer book signings, panel discussions and book-themed crafts. A unique creation station and children’s performers will engage the whole family in reading fun! Additional events for educators, aspiring children’s book creators and librarians are also part of this event.

The inaugural Denver’s Children’s Festival of Stories will be held in Denver’s original public library now known as the McNichols Civic Center building in Civic Center Park on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9:00am-4:00pm. Admission is FREE.

Authors & illustrators will share stories, meet young readers and sign books!

Book-themed crafts accompany storytimes

A World of Workshops that will spark the imagination of readers of all ages

Tween Connect offers middle school readers opportunities to hang with their favorite authors

Performers will bring stories to life on stage through theatrics and music

Special guest star readings from Denver’s well-known community members