Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Imagination Station:
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Description of Pictures: IMAGINATION STATION is home to storytellers, puppeteers, jugglers, authors, and magic. All acts encourage reading, writing and a love of books.
* Mayor's Book Club Awards: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Junior Mayor will present awards to the third grade student and class that read the most books in a four-week competition.
* Penny Theater: Sponsored by the Quince Orchard Chapter of the Friends of the Library, Penny Theater will perform "Curious George" and "Little Red Hen."
* Twinbrook Tellers of the Dogwood 4H Club: Young storytellers do old-fashioned storytelling, with no books or props in hand.
* Book Club for Kids with Kitty Felde: Watch a live, on-stage version of "Book Club for Kids," a 20-minute podcast where students from local schools will discuss Kimberly Willis Holt's novel, "Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel," with the author and a celebrity reader.
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IMAGIN_170520_005.JPG: Jud Ashman prepares to present reading awards
IMAGIN_170520_046.JPG: Mayor's Book Club
Winning Class -- Laytonsville Elementary School
Top Reader -- William Lam, Strawberry Knoll Elementary School
Participant Schools -- Diamond, Gaithersburg, Strawberry Knoll and Washington Groe Elementary
IMAGIN_170520_118.JPG: Penny Theater: Sponsored by the Quince Orchard Chapter of the Friends of the Library, Penny Theater will perform "Curious George" and "Little Red Hen."
IMAGIN_170520_145.JPG: Twinbrook Tellers of the Dogwood 4H Club: Young storytellers do old-fashioned storytelling, with no books or props in hand.
IMAGIN_170520_157.JPG: Book Club for Kids with Kitty Felde: Watch a live, on-stage version of "Book Club for Kids," a 20-minute podcast where students from local schools will discuss Kimberly Willis Holt's novel, "Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel," with the author and a celebrity reader.
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