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Submissions close April 28th

Enter our Photo Contest

Just snap your child

with their favorite book!

Young BookFest volunteers dressed up as storybook characters on BookFest day

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BookFest is coming

to downtown Nanaimo

Saturday, May 2nd!


Catherine Austen

Mike Deas

Wallace Edwards

Terri Mack & Bill Helin

& more!

Stratford Hall Taiko Dummers

Musical Guests:

Stratford Hall

Taiko Drummers

BookFest 2015

Saturday, May 2nd

BookFest 2015 is taking place Saturday, May 2nd in downtown Nanaimo. The hub of activity will be in the Diana…

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29 Years of BookFest!

The Vancouver Island Children’s Book Festival (BookFest) has a long history on Vancouver Island. In 1986, a group of local teachers…

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Join the Team!

For 29 years, BookFest has been organized and managed entirely by a team of diverse and dedicated volunteers. You could be…

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