Event Calendar

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June 16, 2023 - June 17, 2023 Rose City Book & Paper Fair

The 17th annual Rose City Book & Paper Fair! 

Our local and traveling booksellers share your passion for books, and will be presenting their most interesting material, whether it’s underground zines, quirky vintage photo albums, antiquarian tomes, or signed first editions of today’s hottest authors.

Fri, Jun 16th 2pm - 8pm
Sat, Jun 17th 10am - 5pm

$5 admission at the door
(advance tickets may be purchased through Eventbrite)

1000 NE Multnomah

Portland, OR

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Book Fairs West
June 17, 2023 60th Chicago Book & Paper Fair

The 60th Chicago Book and Paper Fair will take place in the ballroom of the Chicago Journeyman Plumbers Hall, in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. The ballroom is an elegant Beaux Arts space with excellent lighting for browsing the rare and collectible books, maps, and prints that will be for sale there. 

10am - 5pm

adults $6
students with ID $4
children 12 & under free

Free parking on the adjacent surface lot, & a modest charge ($4 / hr) for the parking garage.

Chicago Journeyman Plumbers Union Hall
1340 W Washington Blvd

Chicago, IL

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Book Fairs Midwest
July 16, 2023 The Book Club of Detroit presents The 6th Annual Detroit Festival of Books

The Book Club of Detroit presents The 6th Annual 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

The Detroit Festival of Books is the largest book festival in the State of Michigan. We have vendors from all over the USA and Canada. It is a goodwill effort to help generate a deeper love and appreciation of books.

10am - 4pm

Free entry & open to the public

Eastern Market, Shed 5 (indoor/outdoor, cold/warm, rain/shine)
2934 Russell Street

Detroit, MI

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Book Fairs Midwest
July 28, 2023 - July 29, 2023 2023 Tennessee Book and Paper Fair

The fair will include a variety of collectible and rare books, autographed documents, and other ephemera. Bibliophiles will discover modern first editions of literature, mystery, and science fiction. Collectible books and documents concerning the War Between the States, the American Revolution, and both World Wars will be available. Dealers specializing in children’s literature, art, religion, fine bindings, and books about books will also be exhibiting at the fair. Book prices ranging from $10 to $10,000 are sure to pique the interest of the leisure reader as well as the most avid collector.

Fri 6pm - 9pm
Sat 10am - 5pm
Dealer Setup Fri after 9am

Free! / Ample parking at library and surrounding buildings

Tenneessee State Library & Archives
1001 Rep John Lewis Way N

Nashville, TN

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Book Fairs Midwest