While Mexico's best-known and most internationally respected book fair is held annually in Guadalajara, Mexico City attracts plenty of bibliophiles with a dizzying number and variety of ferias de libros. There's the old book fair, the artists' book fair, the fair at Palacio de Minería (devoted to books published by Mexican presses), and an international book fair, held in the Zócalo.
Another much-beloved book fair, now more than 30 years old, is the Feria Internacional del Libro Infantil y Juvenil, a festival devoted exclusively to children's books. As with most other book fairs, this one is accompanied by a full schedule of special events, nearly all of them geared toward the interests of kids. Artistic performances, craft workshops, and author readings are all intended to get kids even more excited about reading.