The 10th Annual Chappaqua Children's Book Festival

Sat Sep 30, 2023
10:00am to 4:00pm ET
Age: pre-school and up
Price: Free
Chappaqua Train Station

The 10th Anniversary of the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival (CCBF) is the largest one yet, with 180 authors in attendance and celebrity authors Mary Pope Osborne and Alan Gratz leading the charge. There will be author readings and special presentations, illustrator demos, book signings, a bubble bus, and books for sale. Food will be available from gourmet food trucks and from the Chappaqua Farmers Market. 

New writers like Alex Gino will be attending this year, and others like Bryan Collier will be returning. In its tenth year, the annual festival, promoting community, inclusivity, and literacy will have authors covering different reading levels and multiple genres including a larger selection of graphic novels than in years past, LGTBQ themes, and books that celebrate diversity. 

Admission and parking are free and the event is held rain or shine (  CCBF is proud to announce that it is a recipient of the WestchesterArts 2023 Arts Alive grant, given to support community-based arts and cultural projects developed by cultural groups and organizations. Proceeds of CCBF support literacy programs in area schools.



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