Claire’s Day is the Celebration of Life, Authors, Illustrators and Reading Excellence on Saturday, March 4 from 10:30am – 4pm at the Defiance Public Library.
LEADERSHIP SPONSORS: Defiance Public Library, Defiance Development & Visitors Bureau, Friends of the Defiance Public Library, The Blade, United Way of Defiance and Paramount Health Systems/Paramount Advantage.
Held annually for the past 16 years in Maumee, Ohio in memory of Claire Lynsey Rubini this book festival will be a new community favorite! We are happy to be hosting the event in three locations, including Defiance! A local committee is preparing for this day to be a special FREE FAMILY Book Festival at the Defiance Library. No tickets are needed, just come!
Claire’s parents, Brad & Julie Rubini will be in attendance as we welcome all of our guests that day. They will be joined by guest authors and illustrators:
Jeff Ebbeler: www.jeffillustration.com
Nick Rokicki & Joe Kelley: www.petethepopcorn.com
Julie Rubini: www.julierubini.org
**Meet prolific and award-winning authors & illustrators who will be available for autographs and photos.
**Join us for the C.A.R.E. Awards, recognizing children who are nominated by their teachers for increasing their reading skills!
**Creation Station! Hands-on children’s activities including special appearances by characters in costume, craft areas and even a little science magic!
Food, books, t-shirts and other literacy items will be available for purchase.