The festival is a wonderful event meant to help celebrate the value of reading. You are invited to take part in an award-winning festival that spreads a love of books, knowledge and adventure. You can open a world of adventure for your child through a love of reading! Select Michigan authors returning again this year. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10, is sponsored by the Rockford Rotary Club and Rockford Public Schools, and takes place at a variety of venues throughout downtown Rockford.