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Saturday, October 28, 2017 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

Kids’ Corner

 Books by the Bank at Duke EnergyConference Center on October 11, 2014.
This year, the Kids’ Corner is Camping by the Banks!

Join us for your traditional favorites, like author visits and crafts, while enjoying new experiences, including sensory activities and prize opportunities!

Schedule of Events

10:15 a.m. Camp Out Kick Off with Alice Beresford
10:45 a.m. Song & Story Time with Amy Buskey
11:00 a.m. Author Presentation by Greg Pizzoli
11:45 a.m. Song & Story Time with Kimberly Thompson
12:00 p.m. Author Presentation by Bob Shea
12:45 p.m. Song & Story Time with Krista Hiatt
1:00 p.m. Author Presentation by David FitzSimmons
1:45 p.m. Song & Story Time with Celeste Swanson
2:00 p.m. Author Presentation by Adam Watkins
2:30 p.m. Camp Sing Along with Bridgid Gallagher-Sauter
3:00 p.m. Playhouse in the Park presents Robin Hood
3:45 p.m. Balloon Pop

All Day Fun

  • Badge Book Challenge
  • Camp Crafts
  • Words on the Wall
  • Hook a Book
  • Sensory Exploration
  • Face Painting with Rainbow Faces
  • Balloon Twisting with Rainbow Faces
  • Local library mascots and story book characters will meet and greet guests throughout the festival