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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 (#137 - 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 Rachel.Zwass@readingtokids.org with your name and your availability.

Volunteer to Work Shifts at Our Booth
Sat., April 24 Sun., April 25
9:00-10:00 AM (Setup)
1. Mark May
2. Kim Gordon

1. Kim Gordon
2. David Herron
3. Chineary Neth
4. Wilson Yuen
5. Dawn Kohn

1. David Herron
2. Joanna Garcia
3. Wilson Yuen
4. Michael Carne
5. Jasneet Bains
6. Kendall Starkman


1. Mariel Rubio
2. Skylar Mamie Lenox
3. Stephanie Flores
4. Melivea Hernandez
5. Michelle Naden
6. Carla Wilson

4:00-6:30 (Includes Cleanup)
1. Mariel Rubio
2. Jen Smith
3. Chris Martin
4. Ingrid Zeledon
5. Aubrey McClure
6. Martin Vignovich

*new volunteer

9:00-10:00 AM (Setup)
1. Joby Mahto
2. Susan Andrews

1. Joby Mahto
2. Sarah Kolterman
3. Andrea Ramcke
4. Hoyu Chong
5. Marissa Toussaint


1. Sarah Kolterman
2. Lillian Last
3. Margie McFayden
4. Mike Muson
5. Claire Sampankanpanich
6. Apur Parikh

1. Rachel Zwass
2. Kara Munro
3. Emily Hallford
4. Victor Mendoza
5. Sara McDonald
6. Claire Sampankanpanich

4:00-5:30 (Includes Cleanup)
1. Rachel Zwass
2. Victor Mendoza
3. Stephanie Lucas*
4. Brian Springer*
5. Samantha Robbins*


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 140,000 book lovers each year.  Click here for the Festival of Books website.

Where is it?
On the UCLA campus. Map

Where is the Reading to Kids Booth?
Our booth number is 137, 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 over 300 exhibitor booths representing booksellers, publishers, literacy and cultural organizations.

Parking Information
General parking will be available in most UCLA parking lots and in Westwood.  UCLA parking lots 4, 5, and 6 are closest to our booth. Handicap parking will be available in lots 4 and 5.  Daily parking on the UCLA campus is $10.

Visit www.events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/ for more information.