Next month, Literacy Lubbock is hosting a two-day event to encourage Hub City residents young and old to buy a book, especially a book written by a local author.
This free, two-day Lubbock Book Festival will take place September 25-26 and connect authors and readers through an exciting event to celebrate library literacy, creativity and the written word. Mahon public at 1306 9th St.
“Our goal: to inspire Lubbock to love reading!” said organizer Elizabeth Laughlin.
The festival will have:
• sales of books by local authors
• a sale of second-hand books
• author signatures
• engaging panels on a wide range of topics
• creative workshops for aspiring writers
• family activities
• and more!
Local authors interested in registering to participate in the event are requested to visit Literacy Lubbock’s Facebook page or online on their online registration form at https://forms.gle/W79uMUtrpLcJhMiMA . Further information is also available on the organization’s website, literatelubbock.org.
The two-day booth registration fee of $ 40 is used to support Literacy Lubbock’s adult education programs like ABE, GED and English as a Second Language. “They can sell books and we are teaching more Lubbock neighbors to read – it’s a win-win!” Laughlin said.