10th Annual Claire’s Day 2011 @ Maumee Branch Library
Claire’s Day returns this year celebrating its 10th Anniversary on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Maumee Branch Library, 501 River Rd, Maumee, OH. Claire’s Day is a free family book festival held annually to honor the memory of Claire Lynsey Rubini. Claire, a young girl, loved to read, tell stories, dance and make crafts. You can do all of these things and more during this special day.
The day features children’s book authors and illustrators from throughout the region sharing their books and successes with children of all ages. Throughout the festival, storytellers weave their magical tales, musical and dance groups entertain attendees, and children are given an opportunity to make literary creations at the hands on area.
More than 30 talented children’s book authors and illustrators will be present at Claire’s Day. For profiles of guest authors/illustrators, click here: http://www.clairesday.org/authorsillustrators
Claire’s Day highlights include: Childrens’ book authors and illustrators from throughout the Midwest (and beyond!), Local Storytellers, Family entertainment, Book related hands-on activities, Books, Books, and more Books!, and, one of the coolest things that takes place is the C.A.R.E. Awards, given to children nominated as the most improved readers in their schools!
The mission of Claire’s Day Inc. is to honor the memory of Claire Lynsey Rubini by inspiring children and families of all ages to be lifelong readers through exposure to a variety of literary opportunities and experiences. Log on to www.clairesday.org for more details.
For additional information visit toledolibrary.org or www.clairesday.org, or call 419.259.5200.