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48th Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival

The Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival is an annual event sponsored by the School of Library and Information Science at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Join us for this year's CBF on April 8-10, 2015. Highlighting the festival will be the 2015 Southern Miss Medallion winner, Paul Zelinsky.

For more information, see the Children's Book Festival web site, or contact Karen Rowell, Director of the Festival, at 601.266.4510 for a brochure.


de Grummond Book Group to discuss Olive's Ocean by Kevin Henkes

The next meeting for the de Grummond Book Group will take place on Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each month, the group meets to discuss influential works in children’s and young adult literature. The May meeting will feature the works of author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, specifically his Newbery Honor Award winning Olive’s Ocean, as well as some of his picture story books.

The de Grummond Book Group meets on the third Thursday of each month. Adults interested in reading and discussing children’s literature are welcome. For more information, contact Ellen Ruffin at 601.266.6543.

To receive email about the meeting schedule and book selections, subscribe to the de Grummond Book Group’s listserv.