45th 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 11-13, 2011. Highlighting the festival will be the 2012 Southern Miss Medallion winner, author Jane Yolen.
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.
2011 Holiday Book Preview
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection and University Libraries will celebrate their annual Holiday Book Preview (formerly known as the Holiday Book Fair) in the de Grummond Exhibit Room (2nd floor of Cook Library) on November 6, from 1-5 p.m., and November 7, from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Visitors will be able to peruse hundreds of new children's and young adult books that will be on display from publishers throughout the U.S. and Canada. If you would like to know what type of books will be featured, take a look at last year's official book list. For photographs of the Children's Book Preview from 2007 and 2008, please see the de Grummond Collection photostream on Flickr.
For more information, contact curator Ellen Ruffin at (601) 266-4349.