Wonderland Bookshop to be a 100th Anniversary Children’s Book Week Event Host
April 23, 2019, Greensboro, NC – As part of the longest-running national celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, over 1,000 schools, libraries, and bookstores will celebrate Children’s Book Week from April 29 to May 5 from coast to coast in all 50 states. Greensboro’s Wonderland Bookshop, located at 409 State Street, has a lot of great activities planned.
Celebrate with us April 29th – May 5th!
This May marks the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week; the theme for this year’s celebration is Read Now • Read Forever.
We are proud to be hosting the following event(s) in celebration of Children’s Book Week:
- Tuesday, April 30 at 10:30 – Story Time with Ms. Brooke – stories, songs and dancing
- Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2 from 10-6– Scavenger Hunt in the store for elementary age children
- Friday, May 3 from 4 – 6 a meet and mingle for middle readers and young adults. Author Jaylin Beam will be in the store signing The Mark of a King, her book series. Refreshments and giveaways
- Saturday, May 4
- 10:30 – well known local author Stacy McAnulty will read and sign from her books, including Miscalculations of Lightning Girl, Earth, Sun, Brave, Love and others
- 11:00 RockStar Paul facepainting and balloon twisting
- 12:00 – local author Sands Hetherington reads and signs Night Buddies series
- 3 pm – local author La-Donia Alford-Jefferies will read and sign Homecoming
Children’s Book Week is a cornerstone program of Every Child a Reader, a 501(c)(3) literacy charity dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of reading in children and teens across America. Other national programs include the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, in partnership with the Library of Congress, and Get Caught Reading.
For more information, contact Amy Lamb at 336.840.7898.