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Book Fest & Juneteenth Celebration


The Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) is excited to announce the 2022 Book Fest and Juneteenth Celebration that will take place June 18 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Central Library. All ages are invited to this annual celebration, a day devoted to African American authors, books, and reading. The event will include a keynote speaker, a panel discussion, an artists' market, storytime, Summer Reading Program registration, and Library card sign-up, in addition to featuring authors.

Would you like to be a featured author?

Featured authors will receive table space to network with other authors, meet the public, and promote books. Interested authors should complete this form to be considered.

The deadline for submissions is May 23, 2022. The submission form is now closed. Thank you for your interest in participating.

For more information, call (317) 275-4154.