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Black Children's Book Week Events Calendar

Black Children’s Book Week is a global celebration of Black children and the people who ensure Black children are represented in books and other children’s media. While the week is administered by Black Baby Books,
events are hosted by celebrants throughout the world!

Our collaborative calendar is below.
Click on the associated event links to register directly with event organizers.

Black Kids Belong in Books!


I will host an IG live to express a Black children's book that I read as an adult and how it impacted me.


Black History Month/Black Children’s Book Week Event

Celebrate Black History Month and Black Children's Book Week with Black Lives Matter SPI at the African American History Museum! Three Black community leaders will read stories and speak to […]

HBCU Prep School x Black Joy Parade

14th & Broadway (Oakland) 19th & Broadway, Oakland, Ca

Celebrate Black Children's Book Week with HBCU Prep School at Oakland’s 6th annual Black Joy Parade! Join us for a “meet & greet” and book signing with author Claudia Walker. […]


Virtual Youth Writing Workshop

Online Event

Are you a teenager who dreams of becoming a published writer? Is songwriting a passion for a young person you know? Do you have a child who could benefit from […]


What’s the roll of an author, editor and publisher?


Do you have curious children that will enjoy learning about the roles of an author, publisher and/or editor? Join this presentation with your children to open up their minds about […]


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