While covid-19 pandemic continues, the BookNest shop will only be opening on fine days when we can have most of our display outside.

Access to the inside may be restricted to one person (or family group) at a time.


Planned events

January 28, 2023. (provisional). Results of writing competition, and possible readings

Past Events

Launch of Community Browsing Library of Art Books.

October  31 2021 as part of ArtFest.

April 10, 2021

Anne Richey talked about her

historical novel: The other side of the World, in the first of the 2021 Autumn Local Writers events.

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30 April at MIRA

A Different Kind of Seeing. by Marie Younan with Jill Sanguinetti.

Jill Sanguinetti is a local writer. Jill and Marie shared their stories of writing  this extraordinary memoir.

It chronicles one woman's struggle to live a fulfilling life, despite her blindness and lack of education.

Booknest events:

Marysville local writers, reading from and talking about their books.

Watch here for future events in this series

On hold during pandemic.




Over 2019, BookNest ran five writing workshops  led by Arnold Zable, Cate Kennedy, Emilie Zoey Baker, Lee Kofman, and Elizabeth Fensham. Details on the News page.