Mississauga Book Fest 2014
Celebrating books, authors and readers

Saturday October 18, 2014
Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Rd W.
11 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
What to do at Book Fest
An all-day Science Fiction Spectacular featuring award-winning sci-fi authors Robert Sawyer, Robert Charles Wilson, Marie Bilodeau, and Tanya Huff in the Noel Ryan Auditorium, 10 - 5 pm.  Register for this free event at the Readers’ Den Department, Central Library or call 905-615-3200 ext. 3544.

There’s lots of stuff to do -- meet live book characters, visit twenty-four local authors in the Atrium, hit Tech HQ to solve your mobile tech problems, and for teens, there’s action in the Teen Zone, or just for kids, the ever popular Kids’ Zone, and check out the Human Library featuring North Indian classical dance choreographer Joanna de Souza, UFO expert Victor Viggiani, and the 1814 Thompson’s Company militia in full uniform with Captain Greg Carraro, and then the World War I soldier’s kit exhibit in the Canadiana Room.   Oh, and don’t forget to eat a celebration cupcake at 3 pm!  

Check back on this page for more details.   Join us on Saturday, October 18 @ Central Library!

Science Fiction Spectacular  
Noel Ryan Auditorium, 10 am – 5 pm
In honour of Mississauga resident ROBERT J. SAWYER's receipt of the Lifetime Achievement Aurora Award from the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association, the Mississauga Library System is pleased to present a FREE one-day science-fiction festival.
Robert Sawyer will be joined by his ‘dream team’ at this event --

  • Marie Bilodeau, Aurora Award-nominated author of Destiny's Blood
  • Tanya Huff, Aurora Award-winning author of The Silvered
  • Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of Hominids
  • Robert Charles Wilson, Hugo Award-winning author of Spin

  Used Book Sale DIY Teen Programming  
  Local Authors  
    Crafts in Kids' Zone Live book characters
More Events
  • Eat a Bookfest Cupcake!  Let us say thank-you to YOU!  Glass Pavilion, 3 pm
  • Friends of the Library Used Book Sale. Ground Floor, 9-5
  • Local Authors Fair. Atrium, 12-4 pm
    Meet twenty-four local authors with their most recent publications!   Ask your questions.  Meet someone interesting from your own community and learn something new!
Come to the Mississauga Book Fest - a celebration of books and the joy of reading right in Mississauga! It's fun (and free) for the whole family. Plan to support your community, your Library, and your local authors in the heart of Mississauga at the Central Library on Celebration Square.

Book Fest is sponsored by the Mississauga Library System. Media Sponsor: Mississauga News.