Date(s) - Friday, January 18, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bel Air Library
Harford County Public Library will host the 3rd Annual Fairy Tale and Superhero Festival January 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bel Air Library.
The event includes celebrity story time throughout the day plus activities for all ages including crafts, technology interactives in the StreamWorks studio and many other STREAM activities. Participants are welcome to dress as their favorite fairy tale or superhero character or every day superhero.
Local community leaders will share their favorite children’s picture books starting at 9:15 a.m. Celebrity readers include Senator J.B. Jennings (9:15 a.m.); Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler (9:45 a.m.); Harford County Executive Barry Glassman (10:15 a.m.); APG Senior Mission Commander Major General Randy S. Taylor (10:45 a.m.); Bel Air Mayor Susan Burdette (11:15 a.m.); Harford County Public Library Foundation President Mark DiBerardino (11:45 a.m.); Circuit Court Judge Diane Adkins-Tobin (12:15 p.m.); District Court Judge Susan Hazlett (12:45 p.m.); Harford County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Angela Rose (1:15 p.m.); Superintendent of Harford County Public Schools Dr. Sean Bulson (1:45 p.m.); Bel Air Town Administrator Jesse Bane (2:15 p.m.); Harford County Director of Administration Billy Boniface (2:45 p.m.); Harford Community College Dean for Arts and Humanities Todd Abramovitz (3:15 p.m.); Delegate Kathy Szeliga (3:45 p.m.); Harford County Public Library CEO Mary Hastler (4:15 p.m.); and Delegate Susan McComas (4:45 p.m.).
Various fairy-tale- and superhero-themed activities for children take place throughout the day, including a “Parade of Princes, Princesses and Superheroes” (9:30 a.m.); a preschool STREAM challenge with the “Three Little Pigs” (10 a.m.); a superhero obstacle course (11 a.m.); the opportunity to build a fairytale castle or superhero headquarters (1 p.m.); a preschool STREAM challenge focusing on “Three Billy Goats Gruff” (3 p.m.); Quiver augmented reality coloring pages (3:30 p.m.) and making a superhero boomerang (4 p.m.). A children’s dance party takes place at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
For more information about the Fairy Tale and Superhero Festival, visit HCPLonline.org.