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Tempe Book Festival

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Tempe Public Library Book Festival

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Tempe Book Festival is an annual event intended to celebrate reading, writing and a love for books. The festival brings together local authors, publishers, booksellers and more.

The event will be held outdoors in the Library Plaza. The library will supply a 10-foot x 10-foot space to each exhibitor. All exhibitors are required to supply their own tables, chairs and optional canopy. 

Schedule of Presentations:

Presentations will be held on the main stage.

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Children's storytimes with Elizabeth Bell, Lynn Alison Trombetta, and Vicki (We are Puppeteers) 
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. - Author Marjorie Herrera Lewis presentation and book signing
  • 1:45-2:30 p.m. - Dave Munsey, former Fox 10 weatherman, presentation and book signing



Further questions, contact:

Jill Brenner, Programming Librarian
(480) 350-5569