Schedule of Events

Friday, March 27  - As originally scheduled: 

4pm:   Award-winning children's book author Derrick Barnes, Who Got Game? Baseball, Amazing but True Stories. Bethlehem Area Public Library. Free.

Sunday, March 29 - As originally scheduled: 

11 a.m.  Closing Keynote with CBS News Correspondent and
Mobituaries author Mo Rocca,
 in conversation with Josh Berk, Author & Director of the Bethlehem Area Public Library. 

Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema - Arts Quests at the Steel Stacks


The Festival has been rescheduled to June 5-7.


6pm: Authors' & Illustrators Opening Reception - Featuring author Carrie Havranek and treats from Tasting Pennsylvania. PBS39 Bethlehem. Purchase your Tickets Here. 

Saturday  Bethlehem Area Public Library 

Sunday - various locations

2 p.m. A Critter & A Story– times 3!  Wildlands Conservancy, Emmaus, PA.                                       

A naturalist from the Wildlands Conservancy will bring a storybook truly to life (actually 3 stories!). Children and adults will enjoy this interactive, fun, and educational session with real-live critters of various types. 

3 p.m. Tweens/Teens Talk Too– Let’s Play Books Bookstore, Emmaus, PA.                                    

Kids and teens ages 9 to 14 are invited to join two former teachers turned best-selling authors, Jordan Sonnenblick and Tiffany Schmidt, to talk books! Books that connect to the young teenage heart & soul!  Let’s Play Books Bookstore, Emmaus, PA 

4 p.m.  Let them Eat Cake – or, maybe cupcakes. Let’s Play Books Bookstore, Emmaus, PA

Book Fest attendees, special guests, volunteers – all are welcome for a wind-down mini-treat. We promise we won’t ask you to move a box of books!