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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

Positions

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Information Booths & Guides

Louisiana Book Festival T-shirts, mugs and book bags will be available for purchase in the Information Booth.

Duties include:

  • Welcome guests to the festival
  • Provide information, directions, maps and programs to attendees
  • Answer festival-related questions
  • Manage lost and found items
  • Report emergency information or situations

Author Registration and Escorts

Volunteers are needed to escort authors to panel discussions in the Louisiana State Capitol and throughout the festival footprint.

Duties include:

  • Assist with author check in and hospitality at the festival
  • Escort authors to their program, panel discussion, and book signing location
  • Serve as an assistant to the author by performing simple errands such as providing refreshments and assisting with book signing

Book Signing Tent

Volunteers are needed to assist authors in the book signing tent. Books by every featured author will be signed following authors presentations and available for purchase.

Duties include:

  • Greet visitors and authors
  • Help maintain traffic flow in the book signing tent
  • Prepare and manage author signing areas
  • Assist with merchandise
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Young Readers' Pavilion

The Young Readers’ Pavilion offers children’s book-related activities, photo opportunities, costumed storybook characters, face painting, writing enrichment projects, storytelling performances and presentations.

Duties include:

  • Keeping area clean and organized
  • Assist performers and storytellers
  • Dress up in storybook provided character costumes and interact with children
  • Assist with face painting faces (Simple templates/supplies will be provided)

Activity-Craft Tent

Duties include:

  • Assist in preparing supplies for crafts
  • Distribute craft materials to children
  • Assist children with crafts

Storytelling Tent

Duties include:

  • Introduce storytellers
  • Greet guests and patrons
  • Assist storytellers
  • Take attendance for each performance
  • Assist with seating
  • Monitor programs and performances
  • Distribute and collect evaluation forms

Seminar Center

Duties include:

  • Assist authors and performers
  • Take attendance for each performance
  • Assist guests and patrons
  • Assist with seating
  • Monitor programs and performances
  • Distribute and collect evaluation forms

Concessions

Duties include:

  • Greet attendees
  • Sell beverages
  • Manage supplies of ice, Coca-Cola products and cups
  • Must be able to stand, bend, reach and do light lifting

Room Monitors

Room Monitors will be needed in the Louisiana State Capitol and the Louisiana State Museum.

Duties include:

  • Prepare rooms before and after presentations
  • Welcome guests and introduce each scheduled program
  • Take attendance
  • Monitor late entrances, exits, door and hall noises
  • Distribute and collect evaluation forms and other materials at the end of each program

S.M.A.R.T.
(Site Maintenance And Resource Team)

Duties include:

  • Assist with site set up and take down
  • Assist with transportation during the festival
  • Transport physically impaired
  • Deliver operational supplies (ice, programs, etc)
  • Assist janitorial service with trash pick up and disposal
  • Maintain and keep festival grounds organized
  • All drivers must be 21 or older with a valid drivers license

Or.. Surprise Me!

You will be plugged in where needed. Thank you for your flexibility!