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Louisiana
Center for the Book

Celebrating Readers, Writers and Their Books

If you are looking for Information on author submission criteria, follow this link or email the Louisiana Book Festival Office with questions concerning author submissions.

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TEL: (225) 219 - 9503 Louisiana Center for the Book
701 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
www.LouisianaBookFestival.org

Contact us

Louisiana
Center for the Book

Celebrating Readers, Writers and Their Books

If you are looking for Information on author submission criteria, follow this link or email the Louisiana Book Festival Office with questions concerning author submissions.

SEND US EMAIL
(225) 219 - 9503
Louisiana Center for the Book
701 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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The 2012 Louisiana Book Festival arrives Saturday, Oct. 27! Come join the fun in the heart of Baton Rouge at the State Library of Louisiana, Louisiana State Capitol, Louisiana State Museum and nearby locations.


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The Louisiana Center for the Book and State Library of Louisiana proudly presents Louisiana's free, world-class literary celebration. This national award winning event offers unique opportunities for book lovers of all ages to interact with exceptional writers, poets and storytellers and enjoy an inspiring variety of book-related activities, exhibitions and demonstrations.

Writers, Poets and Storytellers

Writers, Poets and Storytellers!

The Authors Party

The Authors Party!

 

 

Writing WordShops!

Writing WordShops!

Children's Activities!

Children's Activities!

Festival Information




Sponsors Press Room Lodging


When & Where

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Louisiana State Capitol, State Library of Louisiana & Louisiana State Museum
Spanish Town Road at N. 4th St.
Baton Rouge

ADMISSION IS FREE!


Festival Site Map

Festival Site Map

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At A Glance Schedule

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Parking

In addition to parking along the street, you will find parking lots near the Capitol. The Galvez Parking Garage (see our Overview Map), will be available as well.

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Volunteer Information

Thank you for your interest in the Louisiana Book Festival.

Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival’s success. Whether it’s escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the Volunteer Team. These pages are designed to give you necessary volunteer information as well as general information about the Festival.

Volunteer Profile

Volunteers for the Festival are needed, and typically include employees from Louisiana and Baton Rouge businesses; librarians from public, academic, school and special libraries; high school students; Louisiana writers; undergraduate and graduate students from institutions of higher education; and book lovers in general!

Thank you for your interest in and commitment to the Louisiana Book Festival.

Fill out this form to volunteer. If you have any questions please call 225.219.9503 or email "lbfvolunteer@state.lib.la.us

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Artwork
About the 2012
Louisiana Book Festival Artwork

Karen Bourque

Glass photographed by Marie Constantin. marieconstantin.com

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EXHIBITORS
For a list of exhibitors and vendors or if you’re interested in exhibiting, visit these links:

Info Centers

INFORMATION CENTERS
Information Centers are located at Spanish Town Road and North 4th Street and in front of the Louisiana State Capitol.

Centers provide information concerning special needs access; arrange sign language interpretation and on-site transportation for visitors with disabilities; and distribute maps, schedules and programs. Reproductions of the LBF program are available here as well.

Additional services include First Aid and Lost and Found.

Special Needs

SPECIAL NEEDS
Free wheelchair accessible parking is available in the south parking lot of the Library (enter from North 3rd Street) and in designated spaces at the southeast corner of the Capitol. See our Overview Map.

On the day of the festival, those with special needs may request on-site transportation at either of the LBF Information Centers. Sign language interpretation is provided. Requests for sign interpretation programs may be made at the LBF Information Tents. Service is limited and will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

Those with special needs who would like to make inquiries before the festival may call the festival office at 225.219.9503

Events & Workshops

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AUTHORS PARTY

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FOCUS ON YOUTH

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FOOD & MUSIC

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ONE BOOK, ONE FESTIVAL

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STORYTELLERS & OTHER CHILDRENS ENTERTAINERS

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WORDSHOPS

Works & Authors

Louisiana Center for the Book

Louisiana Book Festival

CELEBRATING READERS, WRITERS & THEIR BOOKS!

If you are looking for Information on author submission criteria, follow this link or email the Louisiana Book Festival Office with questions concerning author submissions.

LCB Office:

Robert Wilson

701 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 219-9503
(225) 219-9840 (fax)

Exhibits Coordinator:

Lesli Gray
(225) 342-4938

Volunteer Coordinator:

Robert Wilson
(225) 219-9503


www.LouisianaBookFestival.org
www.state.lib.la.us

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