The next Family Reading Festival will be Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Iola High School.

Authors who will be here

  • Valerie Hobbs, author of Defiance, a teen/tween novel and the 2020 fall Iola Reads selection
  • Christine Schneider, author and illustrator of picture books, including Picky Mrs. Pickle
  • Judith Fertig, novelist and author of The Memory of Lemon, a Kansas Notable Book
  • Jeff Deters, author of Kansas City Chiefs Legends and Miracle Moments in Kansas City Royals History

Check back here for more information later!


Thanks to our funders for the 2020 Festival!

Helen Gates Whitehead Testamentary Trust

Cox Communications