Shorefront Y to host Children's Book Fair

Brooklyn Currents | 11/21/2013 | 0 comments

The Shorefront YM-YWHA presents a Children's Book Fair from noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 24 at the Y, 3300 Coney Island Ave.in Brighton Beach, right off the boardwalk.

Y officials say that funds raised from book sales will go toward  Y  programs for special-needs and very young children and for seniors.. Families, staff, and the community are invited to attend the reading event, with free admission.
 
The fair will feature children's book readings, raffles, arts and crafts, a special performance by an Israeli dance troupe, and an opportunity for children to take photographs with their favorite fictional characters, including  Cinderella, Harry Potter, Iron Man,  and Shrek.
 
Specially priced books and educational products, including popular series, award-winning titles, new releases, bestsellers, and other great reads from more than 100 publishers will be offered.

 For those who are not able to attend, there is an online Book Fair that is available until Dec. 7. For details, visit www.scholastic.com/bookfairs, click "FIND A FAIR" and enter 11235 next to "zip code."
 

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