Children’s Area 2017-09-02T12:44:15+00:00
Beaver County BookFest 2017
  • BookFest Childrens Tent

Children’s Activities

(9am – 3pm, located in Irvine Park)

In the Gazebo

10:00-10:30 a.m.
Reading and author talk with Ms.Walkins—introducing her book “Finding Ella’s Colors!”

11:00-11:30 a.m.
Capone the Wonder Dog meet-and-greet with author Wende Dikec

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Beaver Area Memorial Library reading and activity “Dragons Love Tacos”

1:00-1:30 p.m.
Kids Yoga by Sangha

In the Tent

BookFest Wizard Academy

This year’s festival themed “BookFest Wizard Academy” will delight the fans of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series! Visit the four houses of Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin inside the tent. Collect wands, trade painted rocks and make your way around all the FREE activities we have in store for you!

Friday Night Tickets

Get your tickets for the 2017 Opening Night Author Panel featuring Linda Au, Wende Dikec, Kara Knickerbocker, Pamela Hart Vines and Madhu B. Wangu!

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2017 Sponsors

Main Event Sponsors
Beaver County Push Logo

Children's Tent Sponsor
PACyber Logo

Friday Night Event
Fort McIntosh Foundation
Media Sponsor
Times Online
Other Supporters

"It’s easy to show up, throw some stuff on a table and talk to people. It’s entirely something else to make an event like this happen. The event exceeded my best-case expectations by a mile."
Mark Levine, Featured BookFest Author (2010), author of "The Fine Print of Self-Publishing"