Mayagüez Children´s Library (MCL) will be present at the 5th Eugenio Maria de Hostos International Book Fair.

Dates:  October 23 – 26, 2019

Time: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Place:  German ¨Wilkins¨ Velez Sports Palace, Mayaguez, PR

Special MCL participation will include:

  • Presentation with puppets by Linda Rodriguez (MCL Board Member) of her new book, an adaptation of ¨El Barco de Papel¨ written by Eugenio María de Hostos and published in Paris in 1897. This presentation will be Wednesday, October 23rd, from 4:00-5:00 PM in the VIP Room at the Fair.
  • Presentation with video by Hipólito Quiles (MCL Board Member) of his new story ¨María, Mabel y Lobito¨, a story of hurricane María from the point of view of Mabel´s dog Lobito. There will be multiple presentations of this story in the Bosque Mágico. Please check the Book Fair schedule for specific dates and times.
  • Books that visitors can take home in exchange for a ¨Name Your Price¨ donation to the MCL.


5th International Book Fair to be held October 23 to 26, 2019, from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, in the Mayaguez Sports Palace, Mayagues, PR