Illustration courtesy of Wendell Minor

Illustration courtesy of Wendell Minor

We are seeking volunteers to help with the 18th Annual Connecticut Children’s Book Fair!

– Saturday & Sunday, November 14-15, 2009 from 8:30am – 5:00pm
– Rome Commons Ballroom
– Rome Hall, South Campus Complex
– University of Connecticut, Storrs
– Volunteer shifts are usually two or more hours, between 8:30 am and 5 pm.

Volunteers’ responsibilities may include:
* Volunteering at the Breakfast with Clifford
* Working at the information desk or volunteer check-in table
* Working with children’s arts and crafts activities
* Serving as a door greeter or conducting a survey
* Volunteering as a costume character or tour guide for characters
* Volunteer opportunities for musicians/singers to lead 45-minute sing-alongs with children

If you are interested in volunteering at this event, please send an email to including your name, home and work phone numbers and your preference for a particular job or requested time period (e.g., 9:30 am-Noon, 1- 2 pm, etc.)

We are always looking for new volunteers. If you know anyone who would like to volunteer at this event, please forward their contact info to

The Book Fair benefits the Northeast Children’s Literature Collections in Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut.

Thank you!