Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Tampa Bay Area Meetings



Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library*

2902 W. Bearss Ave.

Tampa, Florida 33618-1828

(Additional free parking located across from the library.)

*All meetings are at this library unless otherwise specified.

To be added to the Tampa Bay mailing list: Email JC Kato at


SCBWI Florida

Safety Protocols

Free Face-to-Face Meetings

The following protocols have been developed based on CDC guidelines,

requirement and recommendations from SCBWI headquarters,

and taking into consideration the requirements of our various meeting facilities.

1. Please wear a mask.

2. We highly recommend that those who attend be vaccinated or have a negative test before attending.

3. If you are not feeling well, please be considerate of others and do not attend the meeting.

4. If you are unable to attend a face-to-face meeting, remember, we will have Virtual Free Meetings every other month.

5. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available at each Free Meeting location.

If you have any questions about these protocols, please email us at Thank you for following our protocols to help ensure the health and safety of our faculty and participants. While SCBWI Florida has COVID-19 precautions and procedures established for our events, please know that you assume all risks associated with attending any in-person gathering.


Watch the Free Virtual Meeting page for our October 2022 event
and December Annual Virtual Round Table Holiday Extravaganza!