April 18, 2017
MCPS is proud to be a partner in the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival (GBF) on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the grounds of the Gaithersburg City Hall. The GBF has a great lineup of authors and activities for children of all ages. Several members of the MCPS community will be conducting readings at the festival and there will be many programs, workshops and activities in the Children’s Village that are designed to promote interest in reading and writing. Among the authors scheduled to appear are: Jami Attenberg, Brian Biggs, Phil Bildner and Molly Brooks. Some of the workshops will cover creative writing for teens, creating your own sketchbook for kids, and writing children’s books. For more information about the event, visit the GBF website.