The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce award-winning authors/illustrators Lauren Castillo and Jarrett Krosoczka will be featured at StoryfestSC 2016—the state’s summer reading kick-off event. This year’s Collaborative Summer Library slogan is On Your Mark, Get Set...READ! StoryfestSC exposes families to children’s authors and the art of story and fosters an excitement for reading, especially throughout the summer. All South Carolina public libraries participate in this coordinated summer reading program. SotryfestSC will be held Saturday, June 4, 2016 - from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the South Carolina State Museum, 301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC. StoryfestSC is FREE to the public. Events include presentations and book signings by each author, Readers' Theatre, storytelling for all ages, crafts, face painting, visits from literacy friends Cocky and the Clemson Tiger, and special guest Jim Gill. Learn more about this year's StoryfestSC authors and events at StoryfestSC.org.