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March 8, 2021
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Brooklyn Book Festival. Sun.

By Alexandra Glorioso
The Book Festival in 2009
Photo Courtesy of Jennifer Lee

Sun., Sept. 18: Brooklyn Book Festival

DUMBO hosts the Brooklyn Book Festival all day on Sunday. There will be adult and youth authors, photographers, and a variety of events for families. The events in the Borough Hall Courtroom and St. Francis College Auditorium require tickets. Tickets are free and Distributed one hour in advance of the program at festival information booths on the plaza.

Special Events and Workshops
20% off all books– all day. Author signings with two of their most popular authors:
1 p.m.: Sherri Eisenberg, Food Lovers’ Guide to Brooklyn
2 p.m.: G. Augustine Lynas and Peter Vadnai, The ABCs of Brooklyn
2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Target Children’s Area. Eoin Colfer, international best selling author book signing.

Housing Works Book Collection
Your books can help support the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Bring your new and gently used books to the Housing Works booth (#64) and be part of helping to support their important work. Or buy a book to donate from one of the many great Brooklyn Book Festival vendors. For any large donation, please call 212-334-3324.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m., free

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
209 Joralemon Street, DUMBO

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