Boston Public LIbrary fundraiser for Literary Lights for Children

Boston Public Library: Event for Kids to Meet Children’s Authors

Boston Public LIbrary fundraiser for Literary Lights for Children

Boston Public Library Children’s Book Author Fundraiser

Update: This event is fully subscribed. If you are still interested, there is a wait list. Otherwise, there is always next year!


There is a great event at the Boston Public Library that raises money for Literary Lights for Children and you and your children can meet children’s and young adult authors. It’s Sunday, September 30 at 2pm. Please go here to purchase tickets.

Sunday, September 30, 2012, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Bates Reading Room, Central Library, Copley Square

The Associates of the Boston Public Library is pleased to invite you to the fourteenth annual Literary Lights for Children tea party on Sunday, September 30th in the beautiful Bates Reading Room of the Boston Public Library.

The 2012 honorees are:


“Literary Lights for Children” seeks to raise awareness of children’s literature, promote literacy, honor children’s authors, and raise money for the Boston Public Library’s children’s services and collections. Students selected from Boston area schools introduce and present the awards to each of the honored authors. The honorees then discuss their writing careers and share their love of books with the audience of over 400 children and adults. Tea refreshments are served.

Tickets are $40 children, $60 adults

There will be authors: Kevin Hawkes, Christopher Paolini, Mitali Perkins (Rickshaw Girl!), and Gary Schmidt.

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