From special events to story times and visits from Santa, there’s always something happening at the Green Valley Book Fair. Check this page and follow us on Facebook for updates on upcoming events.

2018 Special Events: Mark Your Calendar

This page and our Facebook page will be updated closer to each event to provide event details. We’re excited about all of the fun things happening at the Book Fair this year!

  • Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, March 24th (Easter egg hunt to take place at 9:30am
  • Safety Day – Saturday, May 19th
  • Celebration of America – Saturday, July 7th
  • Ag Day – Saturday, August 25th
  • Book-or-Treat – Saturday, October 20th
  • Holiday Open House – Saturday, December 8th

Unless noted otherwise, all events will be from 10am – 1pm.

Holiday Open House – Saturday, December 8th from 10:00am – 1:00pm

Join us for fun and activities, including:

  • Photos with Santa
  • Ugly Sweater Contest
  • Live holiday music by Exit 245 (JMU a cappella)
  • Face painting
  • Free book for kids
  • Refreshments
  • Special story time with Mrs. Claus following the event at 1pm


Holiday Food Drive – All Book Fair Long (Nov. 23rd – Dec. 17th)

This book fair, bring a donation to benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and receive a $2 book fair coupon. Limit one coupon per family.


Adventure Tales

Adventure Tales at the Book FairCome experience story time in our newly-renovated children’s area! Each story time will feature an exciting story read by our own Ms. J, as well as children’s songs and more. No registration necessary, just stop by the book fair at the following times to join in the fun!

Update: For the remainder of the year, our story time schedule is changing. Please join us for story time on Saturdays at 1pm (December 1st, 8th, and 15th). If you prefer to come to our Tuesday or Friday story times, please note that those story times may be fuller than usual or geared toward an older age group due to scheduled field trips at the book fair, but you are still welcome to attend.

  • Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:30am
  • Saturdays at 1:00pm (Note: No story time available on opening day)