In Photos: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

The university hosted the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Saturday and Sunday, bringing Angelenos to campus to celebrate and enjoy reading, books and music. Families listened to actress Julie Andrews read her new children’s book, visitors watched Betty White speak about her new book, authors signed fans’ books, and many shopped for new reads on sale throughout the festival.

Visitors to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books gathered in the center of campus at the USC Stage. - Chloe Stepney | Daily Trojan

Shoppers searched through a tent of books all priced below $5. - Chloe Stepney | Daily Trojan

Actress Julie Andrews read aloud her new book A Very Fairy Princess on the Target Children's Stage. - Corey Marquetti | Daily Trojan

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band performed on the Target's Children's Stage in McCarthy Quad. - Corey Marquetti | Daily Trojan

A family read a book together in the children's tent. - Chloe Stepney | Daily Trojan

Food trucks lined Childs Way offering a variety of dining options to visitors. - Chloe Stepney | Daily Trojan

Betty White (right) spoke about her new book Betty & Friends: My Life at the Zoo on the Los Angeles Times stage. - Corey Marquetti | Daily Trojan

Visitors gathered at the Los Angeles Times stage near Doheny Memorial Library. - Corey Marquetti | Daily Trojan

Author Judy Blume, writer of the Ramona Quimby series, signed a book for a fan. - Corey Marquetti | Daily Trojan

Alumnus Derik Nelson performed with his band on the USC Stage. - Priyanka Patel | Daily Trojan