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Six Bridges Book Festival: Little Readers Rock

In partnership with Junior League of Little Rock.

(All-Day) Outdoor Fair
Enjoy all-day family fun outside with games, inflatables, crafts, roving characters, face painting, music, and special appearances.

Community Created Art Project
Create your own collaborative art installation inspired by Natasha Bowdoin’s Spring Song site-specific installation on view at the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts. Using paper, cardboard, markers, and glue, make your own nature-inspired shape and add it to the Little Readers Rock community installation at Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library. Sponsored By Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts.

Scavenger Hunt
Calling all young explorers! Join us for a library quest to follow clues, solve puzzles and uncover hidden treasures around the children’s library. There’s no deadline to participate, but there is a sweet prize for anyone who completes it.

Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic
A magic trunk contains a huge comic book full of magic tricks representing classic comic book superheroes. The audience guides Tommy through a fun, interactive adventure. Along the way, kids discover how books inspire imagination and make their favorite superheroes come to life.

This educational art activity celebrates Hispanic Heritage Awareness and revolves around axolotls and their meaning in Hispanic culture.

Grab something to eat on site before engaging in more activities.

Come by for a fun and delicious session on crafting the perfect easy snack.

Flurffy and Friends
Join the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts’ puppet-in-residence, Flurffy, and his puppet friends for a drop-in, interactive storytime. Flurffy and Friends will lead you through an impromptu immersive experience of puppetry, music, storytelling, and art. Sponsored by Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts.
11:30AM-1:30PM (roving)

Laura Freeman
A second opportunity to see Laura Freeman’s program on I’m an American by Darshana Khiani, featuring Freeman’s exuberant illustrations. In Khiani’s book, a classroom of children across many races, cultures, and origins explores the concept of Americanness as they each share bits of their family history and how their past has shaped their own personal American experience. Sponsored by Hearne Fine Art/Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing and Clinton Presidential Center.

Ready for high-flying fun? Join us to create a paper masterpiece and then compete in a friendly competition to see who can get their plane to soar the furthest.

Reading Dragons
Unleash your imagination by designing trading cards as part of CALS’s Reading Dragons program, which encourages kids. Attend this session to learn how to join.

Museum of Discovery
In Awesome Science, a presentation by the Museum of Discovery, witness swirling vortexes and be amazed by the coolest cryo demonstrations around!


For more information about this event, or the Six Bridges Book Festival, please call 501-918-3000.

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Date and Time

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm