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The 33rd Annual Spring Festival of Children's Literature will be held on April 24th-25th, 2015

Click HERE to access your Festival Resources

(as indicated on your confirmation card)

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The following authors and illustrators will be featured at this year's Festival:

Brian Floca

Deborah Hopkinson

Matt Phelan

Scott Campbell

Professional Development Workshops will be showcased, incorporating trending educational themes to the Common Core framework.

Continuing Professional Development Credits can also be earned by Maryland and Pennsylvania Educators.


Please see "Spring Festival of Children's Literature April 2015" (top right of this page) to find information regarding:

 - Registration

- Scholarships

- The Festival Schedule

- Professional Development Workshop

- Festival Quilt Raffle

-Silent Auction/Chance Auction Contents


***Sign up to be on our Spring Festival mailing list HERE!***


Register for Festival below!

Online Registration

Hug a book Month at the CLC!




The CLC is proud to introduce our latest and most exciting event for spring, as April 2015 is "Hug a book Month" at the CLC. The most huggable and enchanting events, such as our "Daily Hug", will be announced on Facebook and Twitter pages, to celebrate the success of Scott Campbell's newest publication, "Hug Machine". Hug it out at the CLC and Share your hugging photos with your favorite illustrated books! #clchugabookmonth 


Congratulations to the 2015-2017 Adopt-A-School, Bel Air Elementary!


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