YAllapalooza: A Festival Celebrating Young Adult Literature

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District and Barnes & Noble have teamed up to present YAllapalooza, a day-long festival celebrating teen literature on Saturday, February 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive in Las Vegas.

Young adults will have the chance to meet attending authors Nancy Holder, Suzanne Young, Martha Brockenbrough, Lisa Schroeder, Kevin Emerson, Lindsey Leavitt, Cat Patrick, Sean Beaudoin, Tera Lynn Childs, Dan Haring and more. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Panel discussions are scheduled including a Buffy discussion, with New York Times bestselling author Nancy Holder who has written a number of popular books in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series. Dan Haring, who has worked on the films Tangled and Hotel Transylvania, will present an animation workshop.

Join a teen writing group, participate in craft programs or come dressed as your favorite book character for a fashion show.

Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 507-6114.

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