Typically draws 3,500 people, 170 authors
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2016) — The Kentucky Book Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Frankfort Convention Center. The event is free and open to the public. About 3,500 people typically attend the event.
Since its inception in 1981, the Kentucky Book Fair has been connecting readers and authors in a celebration of shared passion and mutual interest: the importance and promotion of writing and reading. Each year, more than 170 local and national authors participate in the event, signing their latest books and meeting readers from Kentucky and surrounding states.
In addition to the Kentucky Book Fair, the 6th Annual KBF Kids Day will enable hundreds of Kentucky students to interact with authors in a series of engaging presentations. Kids Day is Friday beginning at 9:15 a.m.
Previously operated by a non-profit independent board of volunteers, the Kentucky Book Fair is now operated by the Kentucky Humanities Council, in partnership with the Kentucky Book Fair board and the many volunteers who have made the book fair the state’s premier literary event for the past 34 years.
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