International Children’s Literature Celebration: Folk and Fairy Tales

This event has been POSTOPNED to the 2023-2024 academic year. Please join our mailing list for updates about this event.

When: Saturday, April 29, 9am-4pm
Where: Concourse Hotel in Madison, WI
Who is this for: K-12 educators, librarians, children’s literature enthusiasts
Cost: $25*

International Children’s Literature Celebration: Folk and Fairytales is a workshop for educators, librarians, students and children’s literature enthusiasts. The day long event will feature two award-winning authors and experts from UW-Madison. Authors will present mini lectures, engage in a roundtable discussion, and sign copies of their books for attendees. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The workshop theme is Folk and Fairytales, and we are excited to welcome two award-winning authors in person:

Each attendee will also receive a free copy of these books!

WIRC is pleased to offer a limited number of complimentary one-night stays at the Concourse Hotel (Friday, April 28th). This is only available to K-12 educators who live more than 1 hour away. To apply, please fill out this form.

*This workshop is funded by grants from the US Department of Education, which prohibit us from using these funds to pay for food. Thus, the $25 registration fee is needed to cover the cost of lunch and refreshments.