The Kids festival is an event organized by laugh industry targeting to offer lots of fun and talent activities to children. knls was among the main sponsors for this year’s event which was hosted at Carnivore grounds. The event’s theme was “learning and fun edition”. knls used this opportunity to promote reading among the children. 3 libraries within the knls network participated in the event namely Buruburu, Kibera and Nairobi Area. The objective of knls in participating in the event was to promote a reading culture among the children, promote reading as fun and create awareness on library services.
The event kicked off at 9 am with various activities that kept the kids entertained. The event’s program included a two-hour reading session whereby all children were allowed to visit the reading corner. knls booth comprised of 2 reading tents and a mobile library. Knls team hosted and interacted with approximately 3000 visitors. Besides reading, children were also engaged in painting, modelling, colouring, drawing, and reading competition. The winners were awarded with story books. Visitors were also encouraged to subscribe to knls membership.
The climax of the event was a mega concert hosted by Churchill with performances by local gospel artists and renowned comedians as well as talented kids.