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Oswego Literary Festival

Presented by the Village’s Cultural Arts Commission and the Oswego Public Library District, join us for the second annual Oswego Literary Festival at Village Hall on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The day will include author presentations, book signings, a book sale hosted by the Friends of the Library and more! The event is free to attend and over 20 local authors will be participating.

Scheduled of Events:

9 - 4 p.m.

  • Used Book Sale - Friends of the Library Used Book Sale, Community Room                  
  • Library Card Sign-up or Renewal - Need a library card? Get yours today!
  • Oswegoland Senior Center Vintage Prints Raffle - $2 each or $10 for 6, Proceeds benefit the Senior Center

10:00am: Children’s Book Activity - Ages 5 - 10, join us to help our author & illustrator write a children’s book

Noon: "Signature Speech (TM) for Authors - How You Can Write a  Speech About Your Book OR Write Your Book from a Speech" Presentation by Felicia Slattery

1:00pm:  "Five Ways Your Book Can Open Doors" Presentation by Barry Kolanowski

2:00pm: "The Doors Examined: Fiction vs. Non-Fiction"  Presentation by Jim Cherry 

3:00pm: “One Author's Journey” Presentation by Pamela Hampton

For more information about this event, please call 630-554-3618 or email Please also find us on Facebook – “Oswego IL Cultural Arts Commission” for more details about the event.


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