Sat Nov 9, 10:00 AM - Sat Nov 9, 6:30 PM
300 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Community: Uptown Charlotte


EpicFest 2019 at ImaginOn

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EpicFest is an extraordinary, FREE literary festival that brings children, teens and families together with authors, illustrators and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. This year’s festival will feature appearances by award-winning authors and illustrators, activities that encourage a love of reading and learning, a musical performance by Eric Litwin, a teen writing workshop and a Young Adult's author panel for teens and fans of YA literature.

EpicFest schedule:
Bubbles, sidewalk chalk and game truck | 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 book bus
- Tap Snap photobooth
- Black Forest Books bookstore
- Coffeehouse

Family Storytime in Spangler Library | 10:30-11 a.m.

Author presentations and book signings | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Family Concert with Eric Litwin| 12-12:45 p.m. and 2-3 p.m.

Teen writing workshop with YA author, Tracey Baptiste | 2-3 p.m. (registration required)

Teen Studio art activity | 2:30-3:30 p.m.

YA Author Panel (open to all ages) | 4-5 p.m.

VIP Q&A Session with YA authors (teens only) | 5-5:30 p.m.

Book sale | 5-6:30 p.m.

Book signings | 5:30-6:30 p.m.

This event is made possible by presenting sponsor Wells Fargo and additional generous corporations, foundations and individuals. EpicFest was created to remember and honor Jim and Elizabeth (Libby) Preston’s passion for reading, and to encourage and instill a love of reading in children.

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