Kids’ Fest 2022

Friday, June 3 & Saturday, June 4

You’re invited to OILF’s free annual celebration of stories for young readers, thinkers, and dreamers.

Highlights by the day

ORCAS HIGH | Fri afternoon

Celebrated YA authors Mary Cronk Farrell, Jen Longo, Diana Ma, and Kelly McWilliams in conversation about how stories have changed their lives. Reserved for Orcas Island High School students and faculty; closed to the general public

YOUTH READINGS | Fri 5 p.m.

Readings by aspiring young local writers, hosted at Orcas Island Public Library. Free to the public

KIDS’ FEST | Sat morning

A free family event with readings by award-winning children’s and young adult authors, hosted at Orcas Island Public Library. Free to the public

ORCAS HIGH | Fri afternoon

Finding your voice: Changing the world through books

Celebrated YA authors Mary Cronk Farrell, Jen Longo, Diana Ma, and Kelly McWilliams in conversation about how stories have changed their lives. ​Please note this event is reserved for Orcas Island High School students and faculty; closed to the general public.

To learn more about each artist, click on their image.

YOUTH READINGS | Fri 5-5:45 p.m.

Teens and kids open mic at Orcas Public Library

Would you like to read at open mic night? The Kids’ Fest planning team would LOVE to hear your work! All material should be suitable for a general audience, and no more than three minutes in length when read aloud. Mentors from the Lit Fest and Novel Lab may offer editing suggestions. Click below to submit the piece you’d like to read as part of this exciting event.

KIDS’ FEST | Sat 10:30 a.m.–noon

Orcas Public Library

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10:30 a.m. | Amanda Geers

 

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11 a.m. | Rosanne Parry