BookCon Family HQ

Javits Center Show Floor

Looking for something fun to do with your family during the show? Come visit BookCon's Family HQ at the back of the Show Floor. Family HQ will have daily activities like workshops, readings and more geared towards younger fans all weekend long.

BookCon Family HQ
BookCon Family HQ
BookCon Family HQ

Happy Camper: The Scholastic Summer Reading RV

BookCon Family HQ

Don’t miss the Scholastic RV for fun activities for families and kids like crafts, signings, costume character appearances, and more! This summer, the RV has been on the ultimate reading road trip—touring the country with authors, illustrators, and characters!

Check out other stops on the tour here: http://summerroadtrip.scholastic.com/

Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip

Hit the road with the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip! And don't forget to sign up online for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, which runs through September 8th. Find out more at www.scholastic.com


The Boxcar Children Maker Stations at Family HQ!

BookCon Family HQ

Celebrate 75 years of the Boxcar Children with Albert Whitman & Company. Visit Family HQ on Saturday from 2pm to 3pm and Sunday from 10:30am to 11:30am to create custom Boxcar Children buttons, bookmarks, crafts, and more! Space is limited to the first 40 Boxcar fans—don’t miss it! Afterward, stop by booth #1913 to find out about exclusive giveaways and everything that’s in store for this very special anniversary!


Additional Events

Our friends at Albert Whitman, Candlewick Press, Penguin Random House, and Macmillan will also be hosting daily events and workshops including drawing classes, photo ops, author readings, and more!

BookCon Family HQ

For a complete schedule of all the activities taking place in Family HQ, please continue to check the BookCon webpage and the Official BookCon Mobile App.

BookCon Family HQ Highlights

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  • In Booth Autographing: John Alex Owen

    Jun 02, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Location: Booth 1152

    John Alex Owen, author of the espionage thriller, Schweres Wasser (Heavy Water), will be signing books in Booth #1152 Saturday and Sunday.

    • Language: English

  • In Booth Autographing: Patricia Keeler

    Jun 02, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Location: Booth 1666

    Patricia Keeler will be at Booth 1666 to sign books. Time permitting, persons buying books can have a free portrait done by Patricia Keeler. She will sketch boo...

    • Language: English

  • In Booth Autographing: Sandra Elaine Scott and Karlin Housen

    Jun 02, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Location: Booth 1155

    Authors Karlin Housen and Sandra Elaine Scott will be at their booth Be Kind & Joy Filled Books and will have books available for signing

    • Language: English

  • In Booth Autographing: Billie Kowalewski

    Jun 02, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Location: Booth 1560

    Billie Kowalewski will be signing copies of her books Enlightened and her newest title: Divided.

    • Language: English

  • Fantasy and Sci -Fi Writing Workshop

    Jun 02, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Location: River Pavillion

    Fantasy and sci-fi writers like Patrick Rothfuss and George R.R. Martin are producing some of the most compelling fiction of our time. You’ll focus on how to co...

    • Language: English

  • Fiction Writing Workshop

    Jun 02, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Location: River Pavillion

    Let the prompts guide you! Our own works of fiction are a leap into the unknown and this workshop will combine the art of language with boldness of your imagina...

    • Language: English

  • Drawing Cute with Katie Cook

    Jun 02, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Location: Family HQ:Booth 1061

    Stop in for a fast and furious and ADORABLE quick-draw session with Katie Cook of My Little Pony and Star Wars fame. Her new book Drawing Cute with Katie Cook r...

    • Language: English

  • In Booth Autographing: C. Toni Graham

    Jun 02, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Location: Booth 1849

    Author, C. Toni Graham will be available June 2nd and 3rd to sign both editions of purchased books from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Discounts and great book swag offer...

    • Language: English

  • In Booth Autographing: Kristen Martin

    Jun 02, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Location: Booth 1242

    Kristen Martin will be autographing in Booth 1242. A book purchase is required.

    • Language: English

  • In Booth Autographing: Nadine Brandes

    Jun 02, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Location: Booth 2348

    Nadine will be signing copies of Fawkes: sixteen-year-old Thomas Fawkes will do anything to keep from turning to stone, even join his father’s Gunpowder Plot to...

    • Language: English

  • Meet-and-Greet: Claire Legrand and Fiction Faction

    Jun 02, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Location: Booth #2039

    Hang out at the Sourcebooks booth with YA author Claire Legrand and BookTube stars Natasha Polis (Tashapolis), Hannah Azerang (A Clockwork Reader), Maureen Keav...

    • Language: English

  • Guest Bookselling: Kat Shepherd

    Jun 02, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Location: Macmillan Booth 2444

    Meet debut author Kat Shepherd and chat about her favorite books and her upcoming Babysitting Nightmare middle grade series.  Copies of Babysitting Nightmares: ...

    • Language: English

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