Calling all the young and young at heart to Stanley-Deming Park (3rd St. and Parkway) for the Warwick Children's Book Festival. Dozens of distinguished authors and illustrators of books for children will be on hand to autograph their books (for purchase on site) and talk with their readers. Free admission. Free concert for children by The Uncle Brothers at 12:00. Therapy dogs will be on hand to listen to children read their new books aloud. This is a special opportunity to leave screens behind and engage with the printed word and all who make childhood reading such a wonderful experience. Stanley-Deming Park is safe and family-friendly, offering an accessible playground, restrooms and plenty of (fenced) space to play.
** A MASK MUST BE WORN UNDER THE FESTIVAL TENT BY ALL VISITORS AGES 2+, REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS. **
The Festival is presented by Albert Wisner Public Library, and sponsored principally by Library benefactors Glenn P. and Susan D. Dickes. The Village of Warwick, ShopRite of Warwick and the Warwick Valley Farmers' Market also support the Festival.