• 32 years of BookFest

BookFest 2017 Schedule

Date: April 5, 2016 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Events



Free Family Yoga:  9:15am to 9:45am

Yoga with Kathy Beliveau in the Conference Centre Newcastle Lobby. No tickets required. No mats or shoes needed.

Free Teen Session: VICC Newcastle Lobby  10:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Richard Van Camp’s graphic novel presentation/Teen Panel from the In Our Own Voice Anthology.


Session A:  10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


Session B:  11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Lunch Break: 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m in Diana Krall Plaza

Fabulous live entertainment by Fiddelium. Enjoy a variety of Camp Narnia activities and browse Literacy Central’s Book Market. Bring lunch or eat at the food carts!

Session C:  1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.


Autograph Session: 2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Come meet your favourite authors/illustrators!!

*The Ticket Booth and Info Booth open at 8:30 am on May 6th at Diana Krall Plaza downtown.
** Literacy Central Vancouver Island’s book market opens at 9:30 and will be there all day long.