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Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival

2023 Registration Rates

The 2023 Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival is back in person!!

Early-bird registration must be received by February 10, 2023.
Regular registration begins on February 11, 2023.
No cash will be accepted.
Click here to register with a credit card.

To register with a check or purchase order, download the paper registration form, mail payment and registration form to:
Children’s Book Festival Registration
School of Library and Information Science
118 College Drive #5146
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Institutional payments should include preferred contact information for invoices, billing issues, payment, etc.

2023 Registration Rates

EARLY-BIRD (by February 10)
Full registration (includes ticketed events) . . $295
All three days (luncheons not included). . . . . $220
All three days – retired librarian/over 60 . . .  $200

REGULAR REGISTRATION (begins February 11)
Full registration (includes ticketed events) . .. $350
All three days (luncheons not included). . . . . .$275
All three days – retired librarian/over 60 . . . . $225

SINGLE-DAY RATE (luncheons not included)
Wednesday: Early-Bird . . . $100 Regular . . . . . . . $125
Thursday: Early-Bird . . . . . $100 Regular . . . . . . . $125
Friday: Early-Bird . . . . ..... . $100 Regular . . . . . . . $125

SOUTHERN MISS COMMUNITY (luncheons not included)
Southern Miss Faculty and Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $100 for three days
Southern Miss Full-Time Student . . . . . . . .  . . . . . $70 for three days

TICKETED EVENTS (included in full registration)
Wednesday Coleen Salley Storytelling Luncheon with Amy Bluemel $25*
Thursday Ezra Jack Keats Award Luncheon $25*
Friday Luncheon with Ann Clare LeZotte $25*
* Attendees that purchase the luncheon ticket will have priority seating. All other conference attendees are welcome to sit in on the sessions after those with tickets have gotten their food. Brown bag lunches are welcome.

ONLINE ONLY EXPERIENCE
Early-Bird . . . . . . . $100 Regular . . . . . . . $125
Recordings of all keynote sessions and most breakout sessions will be available via The University of Southern Mississippi’s institutional repository Aquila at aquila.usm.edu two weeks after the Festival.

Contact Us

Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival

Cook Library
118 College Dr. #5146
Hattiesburg, MS 30406

Hattiesburg Campus

Campus Map

Email
Karen.rowellFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4228