Children's Book Festival

 

 

 

EVENTS AT JMKAC

October 10–13, 2019

For a full schedule of events, visit: sheboyganchildrensbookfestival.org

Friday, October 11

5:30 p.m. Doors open and tickets handed out (first come, first served)
5:30–6:30 p.m. Festival journal making
6:30–7:15 p.m. Concert and Singalong with Mister G starts
7:15–7:45 p.m. CD and book sales in Atrium

Grab your PJs and come sing along with Mister G! The concert is free, but space is limited! Tickets will be handed out at the JMKAC reception desk starting at 5:30 p.m. the night of the concert.

A Latin GRAMMY winner for Best Children's Album, Mister G has been called a “kid-friendly bilingual rock star” by The Washington Post. A four-time Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner, Mister G was named one of the "Best Live Acts for Kids and Families” for his highly engaging, interactive concerts.

While you’re waiting for the concert to begin, create a festival journal! There will also be CD and book sales taking place after the performance.

Bruce the Bear will be out to visit from 6:00-6:30 and 7:15-7:45 p.m. Say hello and take a photo!

Age 3+

FREE

Saturday, October 12

10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival happens between Mead Public Library, Bookworm Gardens, Above & Beyond Children’s Museum, and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Within the arts center there are panels, workshops, book sales and signing with an all-day journal making activity.

Lower Level Art Studio (Studio I)
10:30–11:30 a.m. Workshop with Suzanne Kaufman
12:00–1:00 p.m. Workshop with Sergio Ruzzier
1:30–2:30 p.m. Workshop with Bob Barner

Theatre
10:30–11:15 a.m. Jacqueline West and the Story Pirates
2:30–3:15 p.m. Matt de la Pena (From Reluctant Reader to Author: How Books Changed My Life)

Matrix – BOOK SIGNING!
11:15 a.m.–11:45 p.m. Jacqueline West, Story Pirates
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Suzanne Kaufman
1:00–1:30 p.m. Sergio Ruzzier
2:30–3:00 p.m. Bob Barner
3:15–4:00 p.m. Matt de la Pena

Meet Bruce the Bear in the Atrium area from 10-10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., or 1:00–1:30 p.m. Say hello and take a photo!

All ages

FREE

Sunday, October 13

10:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival happens between Mead Public Library, Bookworm Gardens, Above & Beyond Children’s Museum, and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Within the arts center there are panels, workshops, book sales and signing.

Lower Level Art Studio (Studio I)
10:30–11:30 a.m. Workshop with K.G. Campbell

Theatre
11:00–11:45 a.m. Songwriting Workshop with Josephine Cameron

Matrix – BOOK SIGNING!
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. K.G. Campbell
11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Josephine Cameron

Meet Bruce the Bear in the Atrium area from 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Say hello and take a photo!

All ages

FREE

The Sheboygan Children's Book Festival, established in 2010, is presented in partnership with community volunteers and local organizations that believe in the transforming power of reading and the literary and visual arts. 

The SCBF has brought thousands of children and teens together with world-class authors and illustrators at schools and at our beautiful, welcoming festival venues: Mead Public Library, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, and Bookworm Gardens.