Are you ready to rock Little Rock families? Then don’t miss Little Readers Rock, presented by the Junior League of Little Rock. This virtual event is jam packed with storytimes, crafts and even animal yoga. Watch for your chance to register for the Zoom event on

The Lineup 

Animal Yoga | 9 a.m. 

Kids learn how to stretch, breathe and roar. 

Storytime 9:30 a.m.  

Garbo Hearne, owner of Hearne Fine Art and Pyramid Gallery & Books, reads to the little ones. 

"Not Quite Snow White" | 10 a.m.  

Author Ashley Franklin shares her adorable book, Not Quite Snow White, a delightful and inspiring picture book that highlights the importance of self-confidence while taking an earnest look at what happens when that confidence is shaken or lost.”    

Crafts  | 10:30 a.m.  

Megan McCain, chair of Little Readers Rock, guides youth through an easy, enjoyable craft. 

Chronicles of the Black Tulip (series) | 11 a.m.  

Get set for pirates and high adventure as author Barry Wolverton speaks about his popular “alternate history epic” which is “richly imagined and gorgeously realized.”   

Cooking in Bloom | 11:30 a.m.

Denise Alberts leads youth though something they can make in the kitchen.   

Efren Divided | Noon 

Hear directly from author Ernesto Cisneros about his magnificent story. Online readers have said, “Efren Divided takes readers inside a family struggling with poverty and deportation. While heartbreaking at times, the author balances a tough and frightening subject with love.”   

AR PBS Kids | 12:30 p.m. 

View and Do: Learn about and watch the new PBS KIDS show “Elinor Wonders Why” and do a fun activity too! Also, get a sneak peek at some new shows headed your way!  

Campfire Tales with Blueberry 1 p.m. 

Blueberry, the fun-loving puppet from Blueberry’s Clubhouse, will share fun campfire stories and art projects. And don’t forget your campfire snacks! "Blueberry’s Clubhouse" is produced by Arkansas PBS in conjunction with the Arkansas Arts Center. (an .mp4  recording )   

Arkansas PBS AppyChat | 1:30 p.m. 

Parents learn about the awesome PBSKIDS apps that keep the learning fun for parents and kids. Zoom in on resources available for anytime, anywhere learning. 

Tasty Reads | Oct. 18, 4 p.m.  

The Fest’s Edible Book Contest premiered back in 2017, with wildly creative entries. This year, the contest is going virtual.