Registration Information

Registration Costs

For the best schedule, please arrange to spend the entire day at the festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If possible, arrival time should be arranged to allow for book purchases before meeting the authors. Itineraries with venue information will be sent in advance. Unless you have a financial transaction to make, you do NOT need to visit the Registration area.

The Children's Literature Festival welcomes participants with disabilities.Please contact us directly at or 660-543-4306.

School & Large Groups (6 people or more)

Registration for schools and large groups will open in January 2020.

Individuals and Small Groups (5 people or less)

Registration for small groups and individuals will open in Febuary 2020. This is the link to the individuals & small groups registration form . Registration can also be done in person on the Monday and Tuesday of the Festival in the first floor lobby of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library.

Sunday Luncheon

Registration details for the 2020 Sunday Luncheon will be posted soon .