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2015 Savannah Children's Book Festival


Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs will present the 12th annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park. (Download the flyer).This year’s lineup features internationally celebrated author Kate DiCamillo, who is serving as the U.S. National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2014–2015. DiCamillo is the author of two bestselling books that have been adapted as major motion pictures, Because of Winn Dixie and the Newbery Medal winner The Tale of Despereaux. Download the Festival program and map.

2015 Young Writers Contest


This year’s contest winners are invited to a reception in their honor on Thursday, November 5, at 5 p.m. at the City of Savannah’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs, 9 W. Henry St. They will read their winning entries, meet the judges, and receive their awards at that time. The public is invited to attend. The winners of the 2015 SCBF Young Writers Contest are:

2015 Poster Contest


Live Oak Public Libraries is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Savannah Children’s Book Festival Poster Contest.