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Sat, Jun 18



JustKids Festival Registration

JustKids is the only kid-focused, anti-racist literary festival in Chicago

Online Registration is closed, but you can surely register in person. Join us!
1901 W Carroll Ave. 60612
JustKids Festival Registration
JustKids Festival Registration

Time & Location

Jun 18, 2022, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM CDT

Chicago, 1901 W Carroll Ave, Chicago, IL 60612, USA


About the event

The 51st Ward Books 1st AnnualJustKids Book Festival  aims to:

  • Feature local authors and illustrators to offer storytime, art-making, parent and educator workshops  and FUN!
  • Provide access to carefully curated experiences featuring authors, illustrators, and books for children and youth that prioritize storytelling by and for People of Color, LGBTQIA+ and disabled communities.
  • Host a book expo and marketplace featuring local, independent authors, and a range of culturally-relevant, anti-bias and anti-bias children’s texts.
  • Unite our diverse city through a shared love of books and reading.

The first 100 kids who attend will receive a free book!

Guests may also select a paid RSVP to support the festival.

Attendance at storytimes and workshop is first-come, first-serve. Check back for the festival schedule!

Attendees who require accomodations such as wheelchair access should email


  • General Admission

    No-cost RSVP

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  • Festival Supporter

    This ticket supports the festival and includes one goody bag with a book.

    +$0.38 service fee
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