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Louisiana Book Festival

  • 701 North 4th Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • State Library of Louisiana, Louisiana State Capitol and Capitol Park Museum
  • October 29, 2016
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • (225) 219-9503

Celebrating readers, writers, and books, the annual Book Festival will take place at the State Capitol, State Library, and Capitol Park Museum and surrounding grounds. Featuring not only Louisiana writers but also authors from across the Southern region and national bestsellers, with book talks, panel discussions, a Children's Pavilion with storytellers, crafts, costumed book characters, and entertainers, literary-related film screenings, live music, food vendors, festival 'book club' discussions exhibitors, and book sales and author signings. On the Friday before the festival, WordShops for writers are held throughout the day, and an Authors Party fundraiser for Louisiana Library Foundation provides an opportunity for attendees to chat with festival participants. For more information visit