Event Calendar

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June 17, 2022 - June 18, 2022 Rose City Book & Paper Fair

Booksellers from the Pacific Northwest and beyond will be bringing their best rare and collectible books, ephemera, maps, prints, photographs and more.

Fri 2pm - 8pm
Sat 10am 6pm

Admission $5.00

DoubleTree Hotel
1000 NE Multnomah

Portland, OR

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Book Fairs West
July 8, 2022 - July 9, 2022 Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair

A summer book fair for everyone.

At the Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair, you’ll find a variety of books printed during several different eras of history. Our fair caters to both experienced and beginning collectors. We host vendors that have decades of experience in bookselling, and they offer items of major historical and literary significance. Many of our dealers also pride themselves on offering books and manuscripts connected to underrepresented groups in the historical record.

Fri, Jul 8th 3pm - 7pm
Sat, Jul 9th 10am - 4pm

$7 Fri, Covers both days
$5 Sat (or Free with valid student ID)
Free to Kids under 12, CABS 2021 & 2022 seminarians, & CABS 2022 Diverse Voices Fellows,
anyone with St. Thomas student, staff or faculty ID

Schoenecker Arena at St. Thomas
University of St. Thomas
St. Paul Campus
2115 Summit Avenue

St. Paul, MN

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Book Fairs Midwest
July 17, 2022 Detroit Festival of Books

Detroit Festival of Books (aka: Detroit Bookfest) is dedicated to promoting the joy of reading and the rich culture surrounding it.

This year’s Bookfest will feature more books, more great food and more music. The Detroit Festival of Books is the largest book festival in the State of Michigan.

Vendors from all over the USA, Canada, and other countries.

It is a goodwill effort to help generate a deeper love and appreciation of books.

This event is indoor/outdoor, cold/warm, rain/shine.

Vendors keep 100% of their proceeds.

10am - 4pm

Free & open to the general public

Shed 5
Eastern Market
2934 Russell Street

Detroit, MI

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Book Fairs Midwest
July 29, 2022 - July 31, 2022 Newberry Library Book Fair

Chicago’s most popular used-book sale is back! Browse through thousands of books in dozens of genres, including fiction, philosophy, history, art, cooking, children’s literature, and much, much more. With many items priced at $3 or less, you can stock up on new reads and expand your own personal library on the cheap.

Everything for sale at the volunteer-led Book Fair is generously donated, and all proceeds help further the Newberry’s mission to foster a deeper understanding of our world through research and learning.

Know in Advance:
Book Fair will be cashless: only debit and credit cards accepted.
Please bring your own shopping bags.
We recommend taking public transportation to the Book Fair, as street parking is limited.

10am - 6pm

Preview Day (Thu, July 28)

Free & open to the public

Newberry Library
60 W. Walton Street

Chicago, IL

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Book Fairs Midwest
June 18, 2022 MWABA Chicago Book & Paper Fair

A Non-Profit Association of Antiquarian Booksellers Promoting the Love of Books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera.

Booksellers from All Across the Midwest and the USA Offer Fine Antiquarian, Rare, Collectible, First Edition and Other Books in Many Fields:

Art & Photography
Chicago History & Authors
Children’s Books
Civil War
Illustrated Books
Science & Technology
Transportation & Railroadiana
Most any Subject you Can Imagine

10am - 5pm

Chicago’s Journeyman’s Plumbers Union Hall
1340 W. Washington Street

Chicago, IL

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Book Fairs Midwest