Check out the Boston Book Festival this week!


What do you do when the Writers’ Room not open? Get your literary fix out and about in our great city of Boston! Stop by Copley Square this weekend for the Boston Book Festival, a three-day-long event that includes well-known authors, workshops, and an excellent book fair! Visit 826 Boston‘s table (we’re hard to miss–we’ve got Bigfoot manning our table!) on Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Browse through books, listen to live music and be a part of Boston’s fifth annual Book Festival.

Who: You! And your family and friends!
What: The Boston Book Festival
When: October 17th-19th (full schedule of events can be found here)
Where: Copley Square & Surrounding Venues
Why: “To promote a culture of reading and ideas and enhance the vibrancy of our city.”


Meet the Medalists: Hear Lois Lowry, Jack Gantos, Kate DiCamillo and Rebecca Stead – four Newbery Medal winners – speak about writing.  4:00PM Friday, October 18,  Old South Sanctuary, 645 Boylston StreetKid’s

Page and Stage: Teen Spoken Word: Hear teens from Mass LEAP perform their original spoken word poems – a rhythmic mix between poetry and storytelling.
3:45PM Saturday, October 19,  Old South Mary Norton, 645 Boylston Street
YA: Other Worlds: Books can transport you to new worlds, come hear authors discuss imagination and their journey in creating completely new worlds in their fiction.
3:15PM Saturday, October 19, BPL McKim Lower, Dartmouth Street Entrance
We hope you check it out!

All events for kids and teens can be found here.


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