Tempe Book Festival

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Tempe Public Library Book Festival Saturday, November 3, 2018

Tempe Public Library Book Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 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!







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Featured Author


Author Sue Halpern

Sue Halpern

The Library Made Me Do It: How A Small-Town Library Inspired A Novel

After best-selling author Sue Halpern (A Dog Walks into A Nursing Home) moved to a remote, economically distressed hamlet in the Adirondack Mountains that had no public library, she was asked to help start one. That "Field of Dreams" story of neighbors coming together to change the destiny of their town, put her on the path, years later, to write Summer Hours in The Robbers Library, a novel about friendships that become family and the power of books and libraries to heal and make us whole.




Tempe Book Festival 2017


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


Before applying, please take a moment to view our Participant Criteria & Guidelines.

Interest Form

Further questions? Contact our event coordinator:

Jill Brenner, Programming Librarian
(480) 350-5569

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