EpicFest is a literary festival designed to connect families, children and teens to the library while strengthening the love of reading.
It takes place Saturday, November 9th, 2019, at ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th Street.
The Family Festival is for the whole family, and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There’s a writing workshop from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
It’s followed by Young Adult Author Panel from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
All events are free.
EpicFest 2019 schedule
Bubbles & Sidewalk Chalk, GameTruck | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
EpicFest Family Festival | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Early Literacy Activity Tables
- Preteen Activity Tables
- Read Charlotte Activity Table
- Face Painting
- Water Truck
- Hornets Bus
- Tap Snap Photobooth
- Black Forest Books bookstore
- Family Storytime in Spangler Library | 10:30-11 a.m.
Author Presentations and Book Signings | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Family Concert | 12– 2:45 p.m.
Eric Litwin is a song singing, guitar strumming, #1 New York Times best-selling, award-winning author who brings early literacy and music together. He is the original author of the Pete the Cat series and the author of The Nuts and Groovy Joe.
1st Eric Litwin concert followed by book signing | 12-12:45 p.m.
2nd Eric Litwin concert followed by book signing | 2-2:45 p.m.
Writing Workshop | 2-3 p.m.
Teens learn writing skills from Young Adult author Tracey Baptiste. Registration required.
Teen Studio Art Activity | 2:30-3:30 p.m.
YA Author Panel | 4-5 p.m.
Open to all.
VIP Q&A Session w/ YA authors— Teens Only | 5-5:30 p.m.
Book Sale and Book Signings | 5:30-6:30 p.m.
EpicFest’s 2019 featured guests
Learn about all these guests on the EpicFest website (link above)
- Tracey Baptiste
- Patrice Barton
- Debbie Dadey
- Elizabeth Eulberg
- Gordan C. James
- Kimberly Jones
- Cindy Lin
- Trucy Ludwig
- Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
- Gilly Segal
- K-Fai Steele
- Jessica Young