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Dates:Saturday, October 19, 2019 - Sunday, October 20, 2019
Hours:10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:Free see below
Category:Books & Poetry
Celebrating the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire, Boston Book Festival presents year-round events culminating in an annual festival that promotes a culture of reading and ideas and enhances the vibrancy of our city.

The 2019 Boston Book Festival will take place over the course of 2 days in various locations throughout Copley Square on Saturday, and in Roxbury on Sunday.

With celebrated children’s authors, the Boston Book Festival has activities and events for children of all ages.

Stay Tuned for 2019's keynotes and presenters!:

Last year's lineup included:

Oprah’s Book Club 2018 selection and instant New York Times bestseller…
Tayari Jones
An American Marriage

New York Times–bestselling author…
Steven Pinker
Enlightenment Now

Tulane University Professor and former CEO of the Aspen Institute…
Walter Isaacson
Einstein; Steve Jobs; and Leonardo da Vinci

Two-time Newbery Medal winner & one of the most celebrated authors in children’s literature…
Kate DiCamillo
Louisiana’s Way Home

Sports journalist, radio and TV personality…
Howard Bryant
The Heritage

Writer, director, producer and actor…
Justine Bateman

UMASS Lowell faculty member…
Andre Dubus III
Gone So Long

Boston Book Festival is also expanding to some of the most vibrant areas of the city with neighborhood festivals in East Boston and Roxbury.
The full-day events will take place the same day as the Copley Square main stage event and are free and open to the public.

For more detailed information on this year's lineup of high-caliber authors and thought leaders, visit the 'presenters' section of our web site: www.bostonbookfest.org/presenters

From activities and events to picture book authors and costumed characters, storytellers and hands-on entertainment, the Boston Book Festival is sure to keep you and your family busy from morning to late afternoon. View Festival Schedule

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Copley Square, Boston, MA, 02116 map
Phone: 617-252-3240

October 19 - Copley Square
October 20 - Roxbury's Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building

View a map of the venues


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I know my daughter is going to love the book festival, and this gives children more reasons to want to read.=)


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