Gulf Coast Children's Book Festival

Gulf Coast Children's Book Festival

April 25th

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Grounds

Registration Link

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama invites teachers and students to our annual Gulf Coast Children’s Book Festival. This free event features children’s book authors, live book readings, and free book giveaways for teachers, students and entire classrooms! Drawstring backpacks will be given to the first 2000 children. Established in 2019, the goal of the Gulf Coast Children’s Book Festival is to get books into the hands of young readers and inspire a life-long love of reading. The Gulf Coast Children’s Book Festival is part of Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama’s Read. Learn. Achieve Initiative.

The festival will be held at:
The Grounds
1035 Cody Road North
Mobile, AL 36608

For more information, contact Rosa Monteiro, Director, Academic Success at

Children's Book Festival
Read Learn Achieve

Scheduled to participate:


Mobile Public Library

National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico

Fort Conde

Alabama Forestry Commission

Camp Chandler-Tonsmeire

Alabama Public Television

Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama

USDA Farm Service Agency – Mobile

USDA Farm Service Agency – Monroeville

Sunshine Reading Adventures

PACT Theatre

Gulf Coast Regional Early Childhood Services

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

Alabama 4H

Mobile County Soil & Water Conservation

Heritage House

Reconnect n’ Heart

Metro Mobile Literacy Council

Beautiful Minds Early Learning