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Columbus Book Festival
July 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am – July 16, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
The Columbus Book Festival is in the heart of the city’s downtown Discovery District.
Stay cool inside Main Library and hear 135 popular authors talk about their work. Check out over 50 panel discussions about your favorite genres and get your books signed.
Shop local by buying featured authors’ new books from the Official Festival Bookstore and get great deals on used books at the Big Book Sale tent.
Head outdoors to Kaufman Plaza and Topiary Park for entertainment, food vendors, dozens of exhibitors and new and used book sales.
Meet and greet over 70 independent authors at Indie Author Alley.
Hosted by the Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation and presented by Battelle, the Columbus Book Festival will be a highlight of the library’s 150th anniversary celebration in 2023.
The book festival is sponsored in part by the Ohio Humanities.