Booktopia, the West Vancouver Children's Literature Festival, is an annual festival intended to promote literacy, celebrate language arts and cultivate creative thought amongst youth and families in West Vancouver.

Held in early May, Booktopia offers a series of events for preschool, elementary and secondary school students at two venues: the Kay Meek Centre and the West Vancouver Memorial Library. Events include author visits, workshops, a youth art exhibit, a puppet show and more.


We are so excited about our 2016 line-up! Booktopia is so happy to welcome Holman Wang to present to our Grade 2 students, Victoria Jamieson to present to our Grade 5 students and Ruta Sepetys to present to our secondary school students.


Holman Wang will present to Grade 2 students on Wednesday, May 11 at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 





Victoria Jamieson will present to Grade 5 students at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. She will also be hosting an Illustrator's Workshop at the library on the same day.p.m. on Wednesday, May 11. 




Ruta Sepetys will present to secondary school students at 10:10 a.m. (Kay Meek Centre) and noon (Rockridge Secondary) on Tuesday, May 10.




 More information can be found on the School Events page.

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