Savannah Children’s Book Festival

Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs will present the Savannah Children’s Book Festival on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park.

2017 Savannah Children’s Book Festival Chairperson:
Children’s Librarian, Kady MacFarlane from Oglethorpe Mall Library.

Headlining Author
Kwame Alexander

Featured Authors
R. Gregory Christie
Carmen Agra Deedy
Jose Lucio
Susan Rubin
Don Tate
Carole Boston Weatherford
Salina Yoon

Featured Authors On The *Teen Literature Panel
E. Lockhart
Kekla Magoon
Cynthia Leitich Smith

*Select Young Adult Fiction authors will be participating in a one day Teen Literature Panel Discussion to be held the Friday before the Festival. For more information, please contact Kady MacFarlane at Oglethorpe Mall Library.

Indie Authors Program Information:
Regional and local authors and illustrators seeking information on how to participate in the Savannah Children’s Book Festival as part of the Indie Authors Program, please contact Gitta Brigman at

Festival Sponsors:
City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs
Wells Fargo Foundation

This event would not be possible without the hard work of many volunteers, library staff, and community partners. Thank you!