The 3rd Annual Northern Ontario Book Fair will be held:
September 28-29, 2019
18 Silver Street
The Northern Ontario Book Fair includes a trade show where attendees can meet with authors selling their books, browse the consignment table, and meet volunteers and members of the Silverleaf Writers Guild. The trade show hours are:
Saturday, September 28th – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 29th – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The trade show will feature authors from all over Northern Ontario. Each author will have a booth to showcase their work, and will be able to meet with readers, sign books, take photos, and talk about their current and upcoming projects.
The Northern Ontario Book Fair will also feature other special events like workshops, talks, and readings. Here is the schedule for those events:
Saturday, September 28th:
10:30 a.m. – Story time for kids
11:00 a.m. – Character Development Workshop with Veronique Ginglo-Robert
1:00 p.m. – Poetry presentation with Ann Margetsen, Cobalt’s poet laureate
2:30 p.m. – Story time for kids
3:00 p.m. – Open mic readings
4:00 p.m. – Preparing to Write Workshop with Jessica Trudel
Sunday, September 29th:
10:00 a.m. – Creative writing challenge
10:30 a.m. – Open mic reading
11:00 a.m. – Book themed craft time
1:00 p.m. – Editing Workshop with Jessica Trudel
2:30 p.m. – Storytime for kids
3:00 p.m. – Door prizes
All workshops are free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome! Children can read books while their parents attend the workshops, either inside the workshop space or in the main space if they do not require direct supervision.