Many organizations and individuals worked together to make the return of the West Virginia Book Festival a reality. Our charter presenters and sponsors are listed below. Admission is free for Book Festival events.
Mark your calendars! October 28 & 29 are the dates for the 2016 West Virginia Book Festival. Download the new brochure.
Activities for children. Download the new brochure.
Word Play will also feature exhibits by the following community partners.
Great deals on thousands of books, movies, music CDs and more.
After the completion of the book sale, the remnants of the used book sale will be available, free of charge, to select nonprofit organizations. For your nonprofit organization to participate, please complete a registration form and submit it to the address below.
Lisa Pierson, Nonprofit Donations Coordinator
Kanawha County Public Library
123 Capitol St.
Charleston, WV 25301
Please note: we cannot guarantee quantity, type or variety of the leftover books.
Collector’s Corner materials are not included in this offer.
The Marketplace is where you will find book sellers, publishers, individual authors and other literary vendors. Here, you can purchase books to be signed by Festival authors, meet local authors and find a variety of books and book-related items. Admission is free for Book Festival events.
For more information about exhibit space in the Marketplace, read the General Information for Vendors and Authors document.
The annual West Virginia Book Festival is held at the Charleston Civic Center. If you plan to stay while visiting the city for the event, there are a number of local hotels and restaurants you may find convenient and appealing. Admission is free for Book Festival events.
Volunteers are needed to help in a variety of ways, including set-up, break-down, assisting authors and presenters and assisting with the used book sale, Festival Marketplace, children's programs, crafts and information tables.
If you would like to volunteer at the 2016 West Virginia Book Festival, please complete the Volunteer Application form and submit it to the address below.
Lisa Pierson, Volunteer Coordinator
West Virginia Book Festival
123 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301
The deadline to submit a Volunteer Application is
Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.
This is where the lastest news of the West Virginia Book Festival can be found. Check back for news releases and other bits of important information. Admission is free for Book Festival events.