2017 Schedule

2017 Northwoods Book Festival Events

June 13
Koller Memorial Library, Manitowish Waters
Chad Lewis, author of Road Guide to Haunted Locations series

June 27
North Lakeland Discovery Center, Manitowish Waters, 5-8pm
Book Launch Party
Callie Bates, author of The Waking Land

July 13
Minocqua Public Library
Michael Perry, author of The Jesus Cow

July 20
Winchester Public Library
Victoria Houston, author of Dead Spider, the latest in the “Loon Lake Mystery” series

August 3
Boulder Junction Public Library
Larry Watson, author of As Good As Gone

August 7
Mercer Public Library
BJ Hollars, author of Flock Together: a love affair with extinct birds

August 22
Presque Isle Community Library
Joseph Heywood, author of Buckular Dystrophy, the latest in the “Woods Cop” series

September 14
Camp Jorn YMCA, Manitowish Waters
James Campbell, author of Braving It: a father, a daughter, and an unforgettable journey into the Alaskan wild


All events are free and open to the public!

Additional 2017 Library Events

Enjoy more books and authors at these other related events in the Northwoods this summer.

July 10
Local author John Swift at the Mercer Public Library, 1pm, to discuss his new mystery, Diamonds.

July 23
The Friends of the Koller Library present an evening with best-selling Wisconsin author Jane Hamilton on Sunday, July 23rd at 5-7pm at the Red Crown Lodge. Tickets are $20 per person, available at the Koller Memorial Library

July 26
Former Wisconsin governor Martin Schreiber at the Mercer Public Library, 1:30 pm, to discuss his memoir My Two Elaines : Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver.

August 10
Andy “Buckshot” Anderson at the Winchester Public Library