Family Literacy Festival
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Children’s Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way, San Jose.
Two Sessions Available
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled day promoting literacy!
Families will enjoy all the Museum has to offer, along with celebrity and author story readings, hands-on activities and art projects, and family friendly entertainment. All included with your special event day admission ticket!
A collaboration between Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream, Children’s Discovery Museum and the San José Public Library Foundation, to promote the importance of reading.
Schedule of Events
- 10:00am – Audrey Asistio – NBC Bay Area TV personality / Sandra Cervantes – Telemundo TV personality
- 10:15am – Maggie Tokuda Hall – Children’s author
- 10:30am – Matt Mahan – Mayor of San Jose
- 10:40am – Andy Z – Award-winning children’s performer
- 11:12am – Kristi Yamaguchi – Olympic Gold Medalist and children’s book author
- 11:30am – Jennifer Fosberry – New York Times bestselling children’s book author
- 11:45am – Alphabet Rockers – Grammy-winning and change-making music creators
- 12:15pm – Maia and Alex Shibutani – Olympic Figure Skating Bronze Medalists and Children’s Authors
- 1:43pm – Franco Finn – Alaska Airlines Head of External Relations, Community, and Engagement
- 1:45pm – Polina Edmunds – U.S. Silver Figure Skating Champion
- 2:00pm – Maia and Alex Shibutani – Olympic Figure Skating Bronze Medalists and Children’s Authors
- 2:15pm – Alphabet Rockers – Grammy-winning and change-making music creators
- 2:45pm – Tim McCanna – Children’s author and illustrator
- 3:00pm – Kristi Yamaguchi – Olympic Gold Medalist and children’s book author
- 3:15pm – John and Madeline Casselberry – Children’s authors
- 3:30pm – Andy Z – Award-winning children’s performer
Make a book buddy at one of our many art activity tables, create your own chalk art with a talented chalk artist in Bill’s Backyard, enjoy PNC Bank’s Mobile Learning Adventure, which will take over the West Wing Exhibit Hall, listen to storytimes from the children’s book authors and local heroes, and dance and sing along with some of the best children’s performers in the biz!
Buy your tickets today at the special event rate to guarantee your family’s entry!
*Museum Members must also purchase a special discounted event ticket for this day. Sign in (top right on the ticket page) to have the $3 per ticket discount automatically applied.
Star power, award-winning family entertainment, hands-on art activities, storytimes, and more – all to support literacy!
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