Dianne Ochiltree at Copperfish Books 4.28.18

Dianne Ochiltree reading to kids, Copperfish Books

Throughout the year, Dianne visits schools, libraries and bookstores at events designed to get kids excited about reading. Watch this page for upcoming events. If you’re interested in an author appearance, book signing, workshop presentation or interview, please email

Upcoming Events

Watch this page for updates as author events are added to the calendar.
Hope to see you at a library, bookstore, conference or school soon!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 – 4:00pm, Children’s Poetry Workshop
North Sarasota Library – Tel: 941.861.1363
2801 Newtown Blvd.
Sarasota FL 34234

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 – 10:15am, Children’s Poetry Workshop
William H. Jervey Jr Venice Library – Tel: 941.861.1333
260 N. Nokomis Ave.
Venice FL 34285

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – 10:15am, Story Time
Author Reading & Signing

Braden River Library – Tel: 941.727.6079
4915 53rd Avenue East
Bradenton FL 34203



Bookstore1Sarasota, Sarasota, FL – Grand Opening Celebration
for their new Children’s Area – The Secret Garden, Author Reading
& Signing

Copperfish Books, Punta Gorda, FL – Special Story Time
Celebrating Children’s Book Week 
& Independent Bookstore Day

Bookstore1Sarasota, Sarasota, FL – Story Time,
Author Reading & Signing

Marion County Public Library, Ocala, FL –
Interactive Author Presentation & Signing

Sarasota Fiction Writers, The Selby Library,
Sarasota, FL – 
Featured Speaker

Florida Heritage Book Festival, Flagler
College Ringhaver Student Center, 
Augustine, FL – 
Featured Author

Barnes & Noble, Sarasota, FL – Ashton Elementary
Family Fun & Reading Night, Author Reading &

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast Bay
Preserve Children’s Education Center, Osprey,
FL – IT’S A FIREFLY NIGHT Interactive Story

Braden River Library, Bradenton, FL – Camp Out
themed Storytime/Author Visit

South Florida Museum, Bradenton, FL – Down
by the Seashore Family Night & Summer Camp

Word of South Festival, Tallahassee, FL – Author
Panel Discussion (Florida Book Award winners)

& Story Fort Tent Storytime Reading

2015 Florida Book Awards, Tallahassee, FL –
Reception & Dinner