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Registration and ticket information is now available for events occurring November 1-5!
 
November 6 events at Joseph-Beth Booksellers are free and open to the public; no registration is required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Should you wish to participate virtually instead of in-person, visit this page on Saturday, November 6 to watch livestreams. Click the green button below to view the schedule as a downloadable PDF. Last schedule update: November 4, 2021.
 

A Note on Health & Wellness at the Kentucky Book Festival:

The Kentucky Book Festival is committed to the health and safety of our authors, attendees, staff, and volunteers. We will closely monitor the conditions and consult federal, state, and local guidance along with health experts and event partners to decide what, if any, changes or restrictions are needed this November. All authors, attendees, staff, and volunteers will be asked to wear masks while attending the Kentucky Book Festival and related events, and we will provide access to sanitizing stations. Visit this site often for updates.

Registration and ticket information is now available for events occurring November 1-5!
 
November 6 events at Joseph-Beth Booksellers are free and open to the public; no registration is required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Should you wish to participate virtually instead of in-person, visit this page on Saturday, November 6 to watch livestreams. Click the green button below to view the schedule as a downloadable PDF. Last schedule update: November 4, 2021.
 

A Note on Health & Wellness at the Kentucky Book Festival:

The Kentucky Book Festival is committed to the health and safety of our authors, attendees, staff, and volunteers. We will closely monitor the conditions and consult federal, state, and local guidance along with health experts and event partners to decide what, if any, changes or restrictions are needed this November. All authors, attendees, staff, and volunteers will be asked to wear masks while attending the Kentucky Book Festival and related events, and we will provide access to sanitizing stations. Visit this site often for updates.

November 1-5 Events

November 1-5 Events

November 6 Events

Events Saturday, November 6 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers (161 Lexington Green Cir B, Lexington KY 40503) are free and open to the public thanks to our generous sponsors.

Programs will occur concurrently in two areas: the Main Stage (sponsored by the University of Kentucky) and the Writer’s Room (sponsored by UK HealthCare). No registration is required. Maps will and signage on-site will direct you upon arrival. If you wish to watch one of the events online instead of in-person, visit this page on November 6 to view livestreams.

November 6 Events

Events Saturday, November 6 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers (161 Lexington Green Cir B, Lexington KY 40503) are free and open to the public thanks to our generous sponsors.

Programs will occur concurrently in two areas: the Main Stage (sponsored by the University of Kentucky) and the Writer’s Room (sponsored by UK HealthCare). No registration is required. Maps will and signage on-site will direct you upon arrival. If you wish to watch one of the events online instead of in-person, visit this page on November 6 to view livestreams.

Join us Saturday, November 6!

Visit Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington KY for a full day of programs and more than 140 authors on-site to meet-and-greet and sign books! Doors open at 10:00 a.m. See the “Events” page to see Saturday’s schedule.

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