Rochester Children's Book Festival 2023

Rochester Children's Book Festival 2023

Sat, 11/04/2023 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

WXXI is pleased to be a part of the 2023 Rochester Children's Book Festival!

The 26th Rochester Children’s Book Festival will take place on Saturday, November 4 from 10AM to 4PM at Monroe Community College in the R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center (1000 East Henrietta Rd.

Visit for more information, including the author list and presentation schedule. 

This family event includes:

  • Free admission and parking (Lot M)
  • 50+ authors and illustrators 
  • Three break-out rooms featuring presentations, workshops and story times
  • WXXI Read-to-Me Corner with 15+ authors reading from their books
  • Book-related crafts for children to make and take home
  • Face-painting 
  • Signed books for purchase through our on-site vendor, Lift Bridge Book Shop

More than 50 Rochester area authors and illustrators will attend, including Newbery Medal Winner Linda Sue Park and Edgar Award winner Vivian Vande Velde!