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The White Oak Author Fest is an event designed to showcase local authors and support the Library’s goal of being a cultural hub for our residents. It is geared towards all ages, and there will be a variety of actives leading up to the event, as well as activities on the day of.

Authors who write for a variety of ages groups and genres will have tables setup throughout the Library to interact with readers and sell books. A panel discussion in the morning will give the audience insight into what it takes to be a self-published and traditionally published author in the changing publishing landscape.

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Labor Day
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6:30 pm
Adult Writer's Club
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6:30 pm
Adult Writer's Club
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3:00 pm
Marbleized Clay Coasters
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6:30 pm
Attention Book Lovers! Fall Buzzworthy Books!
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6:30 pm
Adult Writer's Club
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5:30 pm
An Evening with Author Suzi Parron
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5:30 pm
Junior Explorers: Writing Workshop
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5:00 pm
Recycled Book Art
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6:30 pm
Adult Writer's Club
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6:30 pm
Attention Book Lovers! Random House Book Buzz
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5:30 pm
An Evening with Author Denise Swanson
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10:00 am
White Oak Author Fest

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