Brooklyn Book Festival Next Sunday, September 18

The eleventh annual Brooklyn Book Festival will be on Sunday, September 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m at Borough Hall and Columbus Park (immediately north of Borough Hall). There will be readings by and discussions with writers, and books for sale. On Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. there will be a Children’s Day at Metrotech Commons, with many children’s authors participating.

Beginning this Monday, September 12 and continuing through the week there will be “Bookend” events held in various venues around the Borough, as well as in Manhattan and Queens. Among the events scheduled locally is a reading by the best selling children’s author R.L. Stine at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, on Tuesday evening, September 13, starting at 6:00. Also on Tuesday evening, starting at 7:00, sports writer Mike Lupica will be at BookCourt to read from his new young adult fiction book, Last Man Out. There’s a full schedule of Bookend Events here.

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  • Andrew Porter

    I’ll be there. Always something of interest in the many stands and readings.

  • David on Middagh

    The re-stoning of the Columbus Park plaza wasn’t finished this afternoon (Thursday). I wonder will it be ready for the Sunday Book Festival?