The Early Childhood Education Department hosts its first literacy festival at 10 a.m. Saturday June 3 at Emery Elementary School at 1720 First St. NE.

The event is for families with children of all ages. There will be books, activities, entertainment, giveaways and food.

You can catch a free bus in front of Seaton or Columbia Heights Educational Campus that morning. The bus arrives at Seaton at 9:15 a.m., and will return from the festival at 12:45 p.m.

For more information, call (202) 698-1033 or email