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Children's Literature Festival

CLF 2017

Daily Schedule for a Festival

The Children’s Literature Festival is a one-day Saturday event. Five speakers give one-hour presentations.

A typical daily schedule for a Festival is as follows:

7:30 - 8:45 a.m., Registration in the Student Center Lobby
  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, and Pastries, Student Center
  • Books and Festival Items on Sale, Student Center, Third Floor
9:00 a.m., Welcome and Announcements
  • Dr. David E. White, Festival Founder & Director
9:30 a.m., Speaker TBA
10:30 a.m., Speaker TBA
11:30 a.m. - 12:45, Lunch in the Dining Commons
  • Books and Festival Items on Sale in the Student Center, Third Floor
  • Gallery open in Rhodes Hall*
  • The Festival Gallery has hundreds of working and finished illustrations by over 200 artists.
1:00 p.m., Speaker TBA
2:00 p.m., Speaker TBA
3:00 p. m., Break
  • Books and posters are not on sale during this time.
3:15 p. m., Speaker TBA
4:15 p.m., Final announcements
  • including the names of the speakers for our next year’s Festival
  • Note: We book our speakers two years in advance.
4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Reception in the Rhodes Hall Atrium
  • Books and Festival items on sale in the Student Center
  • Gallery open in Rhodes Hall

Contact the CLF

Contact the CLF

Do you have questions or comments about the Children’s Literature Festival? Please contact Festival Director, Dr. David E. White.

Phone & email


Mailing Address

Dr. David White, Festival Director
Keene State College
229 Main Street
Keene, NH 03435-2611