Viva Florida 500 Years

10th Annual Lake BookFest
March 11-16, 2013

The 2013 BookFest, ¡Viva Libros! featured 40 separate events and 20 best-selling authors and speakers. Libraries featured writing workshops, informative history and archeology programs and author events, with an attendance of approximately 2,800 people.

Thanks to community support, we were able to successfully host events featuring nationally recognized authors Mary Anna Evans; Bob Morris; Dr. Darlin Neal; Vivian Shipley; Christopher Tozier; Ryan Van Cleave and HarperCollins New York Times and USA Today bestsellers Wendy Corsi Staub and Alison Gaylin.

For the complete roster and schedule of events:

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About the Lake BookFest

The Lake BookFest's mission is to present the highest quality literary and cultural events and activities to encourage the love of reading and to connect readers and writers in a way that enriches both by providing informative and entertaining programs to the community.


For more information and sponsorship opportunities for 2014, contact Judy Buckland at (352) 253-6167 or jbuckland@lakeline.lib.fl.us