Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival Inc was formed to help fund and raise money for TBF: The Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival. TBF is a coordinated effort between school and public librarians across two counties. TBF brings together teens, parents, teachers and librarians from all over our region and connects them with over thirty authors who write for teens. Our goal is to keep TBF FREE to attend so that cost is never a barrier to connecting teens and authors.
TBF is going virtual for 2021, so while we won't get to meet in person this time, we can still celebrate authors who write for teens and give teens an excellent opportunity to connect with them.
Our main target audience is readers in grades 6 through 12, though adults are welcome to attend.
The sessions at TBF vary depending on the author or author pairing. Teens get to ask questions and learn about the writing process, where they get their ideas, and much more. They also learn tips about becoming a published author themselves!
What TBF does best for teens is give them a safe and fun place to connect not just with authors, but also with other teens who enjoy books and reading. Over the years, TBF has reached tens of thousands of teens and with your help, we can reach even more. And we can keep it FREE to attend!
Thank you for considering TBF for your ROC the Day donations! And join us for TBF 2021 on Saturday, May 15, 2021 - VIRTUALLY!
We focus on: Arts and Culture, Education
Where we are: Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates
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