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9th Annual Family Reading Festival
Hands-on activities, free books, and live performances!
Book give-away to each child who attends – sponsored in part by Children and Books.
Coffee Pot Cafe will have food available for purchase. Meet and greet with Curious George and Minions look-a-likes.
10:30–11:15 am – Back by Popular Demand! Jim Gill. In the Children’s Library.
11:30 am–12:15 pm – Weathervane Chanticleers
The Chanticleers are a Youth Outreach Performance Troupe of Weathervane Playhouse that is focused on Broadway music. In the Auditorium.
12:30–1:15 pm – Coventry High School Jazz Ensemble
The Coventry High School Jazz Ensemble is an audition-based group of 20 students in grades 9-12.
1:45–2:30 pm – Jim Gill Encore Performance. In the Children’s Library.
Other fun activities provided by:
Akron Children’s Hospital Reach Out and Read
Akron Rubber Ducks
Akron-Summit County Public Library
Child Care Connection
Children and Books
Color Our Rainbow
60 S. High Street, Akron, OH 44326
Convenient Parking for Main Library includes:
:: High & Market Deck (across from the Akron Art Museum and connects to the library)
:: Super Block Garage
:: Cascade Parking Garage
:: John S. Knight Center Parking