Free Bay Area Kids' Book Fair returning to Lafayette Oct. 15

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Free Bay Area Kids' Book Fair returning to Lafayette Oct. 15

Bay Area Festivals is presenting the 2nd annual free Bay Area Kids' Book Fair on the Oct. 14-15 weekend. The East Bay Fair is on Sunday, Oct. 15, at Acalanes High School in Lafayette.

Both Bay Area Kids' Book Fair are open from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. with free admission and free parking. The Silicon Valley Edition is in Sunnyvale on Saturday, Oct. 14.

Some all-time favorite characters from books and movies will be on hand to meet and greet attendees including Curious George, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Pete the Cat and Clifford the Big Red Dog.

There will be storytelling all day by authors and free arts and educational activities and photo booth for attendees. The Fair features authors, illustrators, publishers, camps, educational programs, comics, games and toys exhibitors.

The first 200 families will get a free goody bag. Attendees are encouraged to bring canned goods to donate to the Food Bank. They will receive a free raffle ticket for each donated can.

Free Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair family tickets can be reserved by clicking on the Eventbrite link at the event website All adults registering online will receive a $2 Book Buck at check-in to be used for their first purchase at the Book Fair.

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