Love reading, libraries, and everything books? Add The Columbus Book Festival to your summertime Columbus festival list!
Columbus Book Festival
Head downtown to the Discovery District for a two-day festival for all ages on July 15-16, 2023.
You’ll enjoy national and local authors, exhibitors, food vendors, entertainment and more. The festival will showcase Columbus Metropolitan Library’s historic Main Library, the adjacent Kaufman Plaza and Topiary Garden Park.
There will also be fun activities for kids, like make & takes, book sales, and more. Full details, vendors, authors, and more will be announced this Spring. Follow along on the website for more information.
There will be over 135 authors present, and featured artist talks include Maggie Smith, Prince Shakur, Ali Hazelwood, Matthew Quirk, and Fonda Lee.
About the Discovery District
This is one of my favorite areas in Downtown Columbus. If you haven’t visit our main library or Topiary Garden Park, you’re in for a treat. Don’t worry about the heat- you can always pop into the main library to cool off!
Hosted by the Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation, the Columbus Book Festival will be a highlight of the library’s 150th anniversary celebration in 2023.
Columbus Metropolitan Library
96 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
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