On Oct. 13 the Encinitas Library will host the 4th annual San Diego County Library Book Festival. Kids, teens, and adults are all welcome to dive head first into literature, writing, and entertainment. The details are still unfolding, but Encinitas Branch Librarian Amy Geddes gave us the scoop on who has signed on so far.

Special guests include: Kimball Taylor, author of “Return by Water: Surf Stories and Adventures”, columnist for ESPN.go.com and former Senior Editor with Surfer Magazine; Amy Snyder, author to “Hell on Two Wheels”; Chris Lowery, author of “365 Surf Days”; Lynn Kramer, seven-time Women’s World Champion of Slalom Skateboarding; Terry Kraszewski, author of “Surf Angel”; Joey Seymour, author of “San Diego’s Finest Athletes: Five Exceptional Lives”; Chris Ahrens, the founding editor-in-chief of Risen Magazine; and Dr. Udo Wahn, core volunteer for the Surfrider Foundation.

Entertainment will be provided by Joe Rathburn, Valentina, The Usual Suspects and the Encinitas Skatejam Movement.

For more information on the San Diego County Library Book Festival visit www.sdcl.org or call the Encinitas Library at 760-753-7376.