Blue Earth Library and Deep Valley Book Festival Team Up For Cabin Fever Read Event

    February 6th, 2022

    MANKATO—The Blue Earth County Library and Deep Valley Book Festival are teaming up to offer copies of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s The Long Winter and The Beautiful Snow by Cindy Wilson, headliner for the Cabin Fever virtual book festival Saturday, March 5.

    The READ event kicks off on Monday, Feb. 7. Participants will receive a copy of each book and are required to write a review for a library display. Readers are invited to attend Wilson’s virtual presentation on March 5 at noon: “How the Hard Winter of 1880-1881 Became Laura Ingalls Wilder’s The Long Winter.” The event is free, but pre-registration is required at

    To participate in the READ event, call the Blue Earth County Library at 507-304-4002. A limited supply of books is available.

    The Cabin Fever free festival features a number of panels of interest to readers and writers on March 5. For a full schedule and to register for panels, visit the Deep Valley Book Festival website: