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Reading to Kids at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Join Reading to Kids at the Festival of Books!  We will have a booth (#140 - in Zone A) to promote our reading clubs and recruit new volunteers.  We are looking for volunteers to help staff the booth on Saturday and Sunday in two hour shifts.  If you would like to volunteer, e-mail Jessica.Tritsch@readingtokids.org with your name and your availability.

Volunteer Work Shifts at Our Booth
Sat., April 28 Sun., April 29
8:00-10:00 AM (Set up)
1. Sarah Kolterman
2. Mark May
3. Jason Hashimoto

1.  Bijal Shah
2.  Sarah Kolterman 
3.  Jonathan Ito
4.  Gina Lopez 
Philippa Bernstein
6.  James Roberts
7.  Ladonynia Adams

1.  Elizabeth Alexander
2.  Jerry Buchanan
3.  Chris Martin
4.  Thanh Lu
 Verlana Williams
6.  Ladonynia Adams

1. Jerry Buchanan
2. Jill Gutierrez
3. Sharla Russell 
4. Jen Smith
5. Robyn Chew

4:00-6:30 (Includes Cleanup)
1. Jen Smith
2. Colin Young
3. Janet Webb
4. Natalya Berenshteyn
5. Laura Stansfield

8:30-10:00 AM (Set up)
1.  Jessica Tritsch
2.  Jen Smith
3.  Emily Chang

1. Christine Oppenheim
2. Rachel Barney
3. Christal Chacon
4. Kyle McKinnon
5. Dianna Wilson
6. Jennifer Han


1.  Joanna Hess
2.  Emily Baskin
3.  Jessica Tritsch
4.  Ladonynia Adams
5.  Annette Papillo

1.  Riko Wilson
2.  Ana Rey
3.  Jerry Tung
4.  Karen Ng
5.  Heidi Wright

4:00-5:30 (Includes Clean up)
1.  Jessica Tritsch 
2.  Mandy Sutton
3.  Jerry Tung
4.  Jen Smith


General Information

What is the Festival of Books?
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The Festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

Where is it?
On the UCLA campus. Map

Where is the R2K Booth?
Our booth number is 140, in zone A.  Event Map

Who attends the Festival?
People of all ages-from across Southern California and even other parts of the country. The Festival is a free public event, and includes exciting author events, storytelling, cooking demonstrations and poetry readings. The Festival of Books also includes nearly 300 exhibitor booths representing booksellers, publishers, literacy and cultural organizations.