Join the fun at NISD Story Fest on Oct. 4

September 24, 2014

Northside Story Fest will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at Marshall High School, 8000 Lobo Lane.

The free family event is geared toward elementary students and will include storytellers, national and local authors, a book fair, photo opportunities with book characters, face painting, games, and more. Attendees will also be able to sign up for San Antonio Public Library cards.

“This is a great opportunity for our younger readers to meet authors, listen to stories, purchase books, play games, and further develop their love of reading,” says Lead Library Specialist Jessica Lilly-Hughes.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.     Opening Session in the Auditorium
1:55 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.   Session 1
2:35 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.     Session 2
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.   Session 3
Participants Include  
Authors: Chris Barton
  Beatriz Canales-Ramirez
  Jennifer Drez
  Lisa Freeman
  Sandra Saenz
  Claudia Villarreal
Presenters (Librarians): Lucinda Herrera
  Gabriel Pereda
  Stacie Tharp
  Maureen Tomasino

The event is sponsored by NISD Elementary Librarians. Artwork for this year’s event was created by Villarreal Elementary School student Danielle Colon.

The annual author festival for teens, “LibraryPalooza, That Author Thing!” will be held Feb. 21, 2015 at Brandeis High School.

For more information, contact Lead Library Specialist Jessica Lilly-Hughes at 397-8199.