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October 7th, 2012


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2011 Press Release

The 57th Street Children's Book Fair began 25 years ago as a back-to-school celebration. The Fair has grown every year since its inception, and now hosts dozens of local booksellers and community organizations.

Last year, more than 5,000 people from all over Chicago attended the Fair and participated in reading-related activities, enjoyed live entertainment and delicious refreshments, and browsed a huge selection of books and merchandise available from a variety of specialty vendors.

In celebration of our 25th year Anniversary, this year's theme is . . .

25 SUPER YEARS!: Superheroes, Comics and the Joys of Childhood

Check out a selection of comics and graphic novels, as well as a variety of other super books, activities and entertainment.

This year, join us on Sunday, October 7th from 1pm to 6pm for hands-on fun for the whole family.

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2006 Press Release
2007 Press Release

2008 Press Release
2009 Press Release
2010 Press Release

10 year flashback

10yr ann poster

Poster from 2004

Poster from 2005

Poster for 2006 (20th Anniversary)



2010 Poster Release