826LA at the Grand Park Downtown BookFest on March 29, 2014

GP_DOWNTOWN-BOOKFEST_250Join 826LA at the Grand Park Downtown BookFest on March 29th! Come read your heart out in Downtown LA as Grand Park’s literary nooks and crannies come alive in a day for book lovers both big and small.

For book lovers:

  • Add a line of your genius to The World’s Longest Story by 826LA or draw in characters in a monster massive comic book by RYMAN ARTS.
  • Receive your very own poem-on-demand by POESIA PARA LA GENTE
  • You think YOU love books? Meet and greet librarians from the LOS ANGELES PUBLIC LIBRARY.
  • Remember typewriters? Roll up your sleeves and let your fingers to the talking with PUBLISH! POETICS
  • Shop the local pop-up bookshop curated by WRIT LARGE PRESS and discover books, zines and literary gems written by LAs finest.
  • Don’t forget to bring your books for Grand Park’s wee library system – the LITTLE LIBRARIES. Find’em, fill’em, love’em!

Onstage:

  • Enjoy BIRDIE’S PLAYHOUSE featuring catchy music with a Latin twist that gets kids to shake their tail feathers!
  • Hear a good YARRRn with STORY PIRATES, a one-of-a-kind sketch comedy musical based entirely on stories by children, including those written by Grand Park kids. Parents and adults are encouraged to submit stories by children they know and love.

And as always, there will be food, music, and the beautiful fountain!

Go Metro and receive a Destination Discount. Show your TAP Card, Metro or County Employee ID to the Grand Park info booth crew at DOWNTOWN BOOKFEST and receive 10% off book purchases. Plan your best route using the Trip Planner.

When & Where
Grand Park’s Performance Lawn (between Grand and Hill)
200 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Saturday, March 29, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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