Information for Applicants

This event is held annually on Library grounds on the Saturday of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts which always runs Wednesday through Sunday.  

Future dates for the Arts Fest: July 9 - 13, 2025 and July 8 - 12, 2026. 

The application is typically sent out in February/March, with acceptance notifications sent out in April/May.  


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Please email us with any questions or to have your name added to the application list at


Status: The application period for 2024 BookFestPA is closed.