We Are All Readers April 4-9

The NK Arts Council is not a sponsor of this event, but we wanted to share it!

Join In April 4-9, 2022 for a Celebration of Diverse Books!

We Are ALL Readers is a week-long festival of diverse children’s books, created by local public and school libraries, children’s book authors and illustrators, and local community organizations. Our events include:

  • StoryWalks® at libraries and schools in East Greenwich, North Kingstown, Kingston, West Warwick, and Exeter featuring outdoor installations of picture book pages along a walking path.
  • Free virtual author visits for schools in those districts.
  • Bookmaking, poetry writing, and comics workshops for kids.
  • A free, public, in-person book celebration on April 9, from 1-5pm, featuring:
    • Storytimes and talks by a diverse lineup of award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators who will interact with children and sign books.
    • Hands-on art, writing, and book activities for kids.
    • Pop up bookstore by Wakefield Books. (Buy a book and get it signed!)
    • Info tables hosted by local community health and education groups
    • A new, free book of your choice for the first 350 kids!

More info at www.weareallreaders.org