The Thalia Kids' Book Club offers lively discussions between children's book authors and their fans. Each event includes a creative writing project, a discussion with the audience, and a book-signing. In celebration of Judy Blume's 80th birthday, Symphony Space pays tribute to this beloved author with a day full of events for fans of all ages. Starting at 3 PM, kids 8 and up are invited to an afternoon of readings by actors and a discussion with Blume book illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi and contemporary authors including Jacqueline Woodson (Brown Girl Dreaming) and Rachel Vail (Well, That Was Awkward). The event wraps up with a writing prompt and Q & A. Ages 8 and up.