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35th Annual Spring Festival of Children's Literature

April 28th & 29th



CLICK HERE to register for this event :) 

CLICK HERE to view our Festival Flyer


Our 2017 Featured Speakersfest

          Loren Long                    Greg Pizzoli                   Mara Rockliff                Jordan Sonnenblick

Check out this Playlist of Book Talks about the Festival!



Check out this Festival Talk created by our very own Dr. Bingman and Dr. Ornstein!

Our 2017 selection of Open Professional Development Sessions



Need somewhere to stay during Festival?


Allegheny Trail House

156 E Main St, Frostburg

Phone(240) 580-9795

Mention the Children's Literature Festival for a 10% discount.

More info:


Gunter Hotel

11 W Main St, Frostburg

Phone: (301) 689-6511

Prices starting from $79.49 + tax per night

More info:


Hampton Inn Frostburg

11200 New Georges Creek Rd SW, Frostburg,

Phone: (301) 689-1998

Prices starting from 138.99 + tax per night

More info:


Quality Inn & Suites

11100 New Georges Creek Rd SW, Frostburg, 

Phone: (301) 689-2050

Prices starting from $94.99 + tax per night

More info:



Don't forget to mention the Children's Literature Festival when booking to be eligible for these great prices!! 

Have you ever wondered what our Graduate Assistants do on a day-to-day basis? Watch the video below to see how they make the magic of the Children's Literature Centre come to life!

If you are connected to campus ethernet,

you can access our collection HERE.

*** Be sure to select the "Researcher" tab!

The Children's Literature Centre was created to promote literacy by:

  • Providing a focal point for the study and dissemination of children's literature.
  • Serving as the catalyst for new and innovative approaches to building the foundations of literacy through technology.
  • Developing positive attitudes toward reading through a collaborative network including home, school and community.
  • Working to cultivate an awareness and understanding of current children's literature, authors and illustrators.
  • Building a bridge to cultural understanding through children's literature.

The Children's Literature Centre events include:

  • Spring Festival of Children's Literature
  • Frostburg Pirates Ahoy!
  • Summer Author Institute
  • CLC Book Award Banquet
  • Frostburg Storybook Holiday
  • Harry Potter Book Night


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