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


Save the Date

The following authors and illustrators will be featured at this year's Festival: Brian Floca, Deborah Hopkinson, Matt Phelan and 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.


Storybook Holiday 2014


Thank you to everyone who made this year's Storybook Holiday such a vast success! We couldn't be happier with the turnout, despite the nasty weather. We'll see everyone next year! 


Storybook Holiday Smiles

Check out this year's YouTube video showcasing all the Storybook Holiday magic, made espcially for us by Snappy the Photo Elf! Thanks, Snappy!



Congratulations to Emily Kate Moon and her book, Joone, for receiving the 3rd Annual CLC Book Award!


Left to right: Emily Kate Moon, Dr. Bingman, and Dr. Ornstein


Hug a book Month at the CLC!


The CLC is proud to introduce our latest and most exciting event for spring, as April 2015 will be "Hug a book Month" at the CLC. The most huggable and enchanting events will be later announced to celebrate the success of Scott Campbell's newest publication, "Hug Machine". #hugabookmonth 



Our Adopt-A-School:

South Penn Elementary!


*We are now taking applications for the 2015-2017 school years.

Please see our Adopt-A-School page for details and the application!


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