A Conversation with Jason Reynolds

September 15 | 1p.m. ET 

Join us Tuesday, September 15 at 1PM EST as we sit down with superstar author, speaker, and 2020-2021 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds. A fresh voice in middle-grade and young adult literature, Jason will share his experiences as Ambassador and talk about the upcoming graphic novel adaptation of his high school hit, Long Way Down. Perfect for class watch parties, you don't want to miss this conversation with Jason Reynolds hosted by Newbery Award Winner Meg Medina, author of Merci Suárez Changes Gears.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Baby-Sitters Club Show & Graphic Novels Event

Don't miss out! Barnes & Noble is hosting the cast of Netflix The Baby-sitters Club and bestselling graphic novel artist Gale Galligan to talk all things BSC! Tune in live on B&N’s social channels on Saturday 8/29 at 4pm EST

Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Find Your Inner Scientist!

Help Kids Find their Inner Scientist Using Creativity!

This Thurs (7/9) @JenSwanBooks author and co-host of the new science podcast SOLVE IT! FOR KIDS will be discussing her new book BEASTLY BIONICS on another #SLJIGLIVE F

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm

But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids LIVE

But Why will broadcast live, interactive educational programs for elementary school students on Fridays at 1 p.m. May 8-June 19.

Listen to VPR on-air in Vermont and surrounding states or listen to our live stream from anywhere in the world. Kids can send their questions ahead of time to questions@vpr.org, or call-in at 1-800-639-2211 while the program is live.

Repeats every week until Fri Jun 19 2020.
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Friday, June 19, 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Draw Every Day with JJK: webcasts for young artists

Treat yourself to a daily drawing lesson with children's author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of the graphic memoir "Hey, Kiddo!", the Lunch Lady graphic novel series, and the Punk Farm picture books. JJK will broadcast live from his YouTube channel every weekday at 2:00 pm EDT, for 15-30 minutes. 

Click here for drawing fun!

Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Fri Apr 10 2020.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Matt de la Peña reads "Last Stop on Market Street"

Join author Matt de la Peña on Instagram Live, April 7 at 3:00pm EST/12:00pm PST for a reading of LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET! de la Peña is partnering with the Penguin Random House and PARENTS #ReadTogetherBeTogether program to share stories with kids & families during this time of social distancing.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm

Everywhere Book Fest

The Everywhere Book Fest is a virtual celebration of authors, books, and readers that brings the book festival experience to everyone!

On May 1-2, the book festival will open its virtual doors and unveil two free full days of live and pre-recorded sessions with your favorite picture book, middle grade, and young adult authors.

Repeats every day 2 times.
Friday, May 1, 2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

International Unicorn Day


Celebrate International Unicorn Day on April 9, 2020 with your favorite authors! ​

On April 9, 2020, authors of unicorn books will be live streaming readings and demonstrations throughout the day.  On this website, you will find a schedule of events and links, as well as suggestions on how to throw your own unicorn party and teacher’s guides to further explore some of these magical tales.  

We can’t wait to celebrate unicorns with you! 

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday Fun with Dav Pilkey!

The Library of Congress presents Dav Pilkey! Dav Pilkey at Home will feature new video content created by Pilkey himself on Friday mornings at 8 a.m. ET on social media channels and the websites of the Library and Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company.

Repeats every week 8 times.
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:30am
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:30am
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:30am
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:30am
Friday, May 1, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:30am
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:30am
Friday, May 15, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:30am
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:30am

We are now partially open. Click here for info.