IRead Kickoff and Kid Lit Fest (Highland Park Library Event)

Enjoy a celebration of books and reading as the Highland Park Library kicks off the District 112 iRead Read-a-thon!

Highland Park students! Pick up your log and earn 30 minutes credit for attending the event. Highland Park Students and nonresident Kid Lit enthusiasts can stock up on books, meet authors, and listen to District 112 teachers read aloud from their favorite books.

Everyone is invited to catch a storytelling performace by nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione at 10:30 am or 12:45 pm in addition to all the other fun.

Author Appearance Schedule:


  • Sarah Aronson
  • Jacob Grant
  • Bob Raczka

11:30am - 2pm

  • Kate Hannigan
  • Celia PĂ©rez
  • Liesl Shurtliff
  • Suzanne Slade
  • Allan Woodrow

We'll be on hand with copies of the authors' works, and they will be happy to autogrpah them for you.


Event date: 

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 9:30am to 2:00pm

Event address: 

Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035