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Sun, Aug 19 2018

The African Griot Book Fair for Children,

Baltimore, Maryland, United States Baltimore, Maryland, United States

  • About the event

    Welcome to the 4th annual African Griot Book Fair for Children. 
    In memory of Mrs. Vernadene Anderson

    At The African Griot Book Fair for Children we desire to impress the importance of reading and literacy to our families and children.

    It's through books, culturally reflective images and connections with our ancestors that we wish to accomplish this endeavor. 

    Storytellers, authors from the DMV, childrens vendors, drum circles, healthy eating program, free books, puppeteer,magician, mentoring, yoga demo, ice cream truck great food and information are the mode of the day.

    Bring your blankets, chairs and come out for a wonderful celebration of our children.
    Vendors please call 410-787-6999

    Why should you sponsor?

    Its an effort to impress the importance of literacy and reading to our children. Last year we hosted over 500 children. As of this year we have over 2,500 responses to date. Also tv and radio exposure.


    Gillette Dickens

    Hello, my name is Gillette Dickens and we've been hosting the book fair for three years. The first year we had about 50 people come. Last year we had over 500. This year the sky is the limit. We have over 2,500 responses to date .

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  • 501-1000 attendees expected


    28% Male Attendees


    72% Female Attendees

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