Once Upon A BookFest... is s a one of its kind book festival devoted to the young at heart. The selection of literature at this spring festival will range from picture books to middle grade to young adult. This day long festival is open to all the residents in the Metrowest Boston area. Join us Saturday, May 14, 10am to 4pm at the Ashland Public Library, 66 Front Street.. Come prepared to read, listen, watch, and create!
The event will feature several prominent and upcoming authors, related craft activities, as well as music and dance performances. Authors will conduct readings and interactive workshops and will be available for book signings as well. Food trucks will also be available outside the library for festival participants.
Once Upon A BookFest... is a presented by Arts! Ashland Alliance and the Ashland Public Library. BookFest is sponsored by the Ashland Cultural Council, the Mass Cultural Council, Friends of the Ashland Public Library, the Ashland Select Board (BAA Grant), Ashland Moms Club, Metrowest Visitors Bureau and Erica's Ristorante. This is a festival for children of all ages and the young at heart and is a free and family-friendly event.