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Festival of the Book

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Congratulations to the kids, adults, families, and the entire community on an incredible summer of Reading by Design.

The Festival of the Book is our annual celebration of reading and the conclusion of the events portion of our Summer Reading Program! We’ve had a great time designing, making, and reading all summer long. This year, the Festival of the Book features a Circus of Smiles performance, as well as all the fun crafts and kids activities you love. All kids who have participated in the Summer Reading Program, Reading by Design will receive a free book at the Kids Only Boook Sale. Light snacks will be provided.

• Jugglers
• Crafts
• Facepainting
• Tales to Tails Booth
• Kids Only Book Sale

There will be no Summer Reading Sign-Outs at the Festival of the Book. The last day for adults and kids to sign out is August 18th at any branch library. There is still time to register and sign out of the program!


July 30
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Harvey West Park
326 Evergreen St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States