Children's Book Week 2018
Once Upon A Time is Proud to Be a 99th Anniversary Children’s Book Week Event Host
America's Oldest Children's Bookstore is proud to partner with Every Child A Reader to be an event host for the longest-running national celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, over 700 schools, libraries, and bookstores will host official Children’s Book Week events between April 30 - May 6 from coast to coast in all 50 states.
This May marks the 99th anniversary of Children’s Book Week; the theme for this year’s celebration is “One World, Many Stories.”
Voting for the 11th Annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards, the only book award voted on solely by kids & teens, has been in progress since March 1, and many locations will hold group voting in the class, store, or library from April 30 - May 6, when voting ends.
We are proud to be hosting the following events in celebration of Children’s Book Week:
- Twice daily storytimes at 11 am and 2 pm
- Newbery Award Winning author, Katherine Applegate signing her new book Endling: The Last at the Downtown Central Library on Tuesday, May 1st at 7 pm in partnership with the Friends of the Glendale Library
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