Charlotte's Growing Literary Scene: At The Southern Women's Show

Friday, August 24, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us at the Southern Women's Show for a panel discussion of Charlotte's literary landscape. Jenni Gaisbauer, the Library Foundation's executive director, will moderate a conversation featuring four longtime friends of the Library: Kimmery Martin, author of Queen of Hearts, Kathy Izard, author of The Hundred Story Home, Helen Kimbrough, author and publisher of multiple children's books, and Kathie Collins, poet and co-founder of Charlotte Lit. 

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EpicFest Literary Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

EpicFest is an extraordinary, free literary festival that brings children, teens and families together with authors, illustrators and the Library.  This event welcomes book-lovers of all ages into a community of readers. 

EpicFest is made possible through the generosity of the Jim Preston Family and other sponsors, and remembers and honors Jim and Elizabeth (Libby) Preston’s passion for encouraging and instilling a love of reading in children. 

Learn more about EpicFest 2018