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WhirliKids Book Festival

Saturday, March 9   |   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

McIntyre’s Books presents the second annual book festival on Saturday, March 9th from 10am – 4pm 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!

All events take place in The Barn.

Author Readings with:
Elise Broach
Chika Gujarathi
E.B. Goodale
Camille Andros
Signings to follow

Author Readings with:
Bea Birdsong
Jonathan Voss
Stacy McAnulty
Christian Robinson
Signings to follow

Author Panel with:
Sarah Mlynowski
Kelly Starling Lyons
Nick Bruel
Signings to follow

Meet Daniel Tiger and Mother Bruce the Bear!

Author Panel with:
Mo O’Hara
Elise Broach
Lynne Kelly
Karina Yan Glaser
Signings to follow

Author Panel with:
Carlos Hernandez
George Brewington
Brendan Reichs
Allie Condie
Signings to follow

Author Panel with:
Melissa Walker
Stacy McAnulty
Stuart Gibbs
Alicia D. Williams
Signings to follow

Also: Face Painting! Crafts!

Kid lit fans of all ages are invited! 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.