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Saturday, October 26, 2019 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.

Fun activities for the entire family to enjoy!

We are going FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD in the Kids’ Corner this year! Our Toddler Train corner will build literacy and motor skills through play. Visit stations for preschoolers and elementary children to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.  And of course, we’ll be featuring our perennial favorites of author visits and storytimes!

Visit with Children’s Book Authors & Illustrators

  • 11 a.m.: Steve Harpster, How to Draw Video Games
  • 12 p.m.: Amanda Driscoll, Klondike Do Not Eat Those Cupcakes!
  • 1 p.m.: Nick Bruel, Bad Kitty Camp Daze
  • 2 p.m.: Loren Long, There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake

Storytimes and Special Programs

  • 10:30 a.m.: Kickoff with Science and Songs
  • 11:30 a.m.: The Corner, Storytelling through Rhythm and Rap
  • 12:30 p.m.: Science, Stories, and Songs
  • 1:30 p.m.: Kids’ Yoga with Larita Hayden
  • 2:30 p.m.: Science, Stories, and Songs
  • 3 p.m.: Crystal Clear Science Presents Fall in Love with Science
  • 4 p.m.: Balloon Pop!

All-Day Fun Activities

  • STEAM Stations for preschool and elementary children
  • Toddler Exploration Station
  • Scavenger hunt for prizes
  • Face Painting with Rainbow Faces
  • Balloon Twisting with Rainbow Faces
  • Local library mascots and storybook characters will visit throughout the festival