Teen Book Fest

Where Teens and Books Meet!


All the answers you need in one place.

  • Does it cost to attend Teen Book Fest?
    • No.  Teen Book Fest is absolutely free.
  • How much is parking?
    • Parking is free, but limited.  Arrive early to ensure a parking space on campus.  If campus parking is full, please park in adjacent neighborhoods.
  • Do I need to make reservations to attend?
    • No, but please let us know if you are planning to bring a large group of students.
  • Will books be available to purchase?  Can I bring books from home?
    • Books will be available to purchase all day courtesy of our Friends at Once Upon a Time bookstore.  Additionally 10% of all book sales come back to TBF to help us put on the next years event.  If you have books at home, feel free to bring those too!
  • Do I need to bring a lunch?
    • Panera Bread is our exclusive caterer of Teen Book Fest and we are pleased to provide a lunch for all attendees through the generosity of the Ontario Friend of the Library.
  • How many authors will be at Teen Book Fest?
    • Traditionally we host 15 authors, and invite 6 additional authors to moderate Breakout Sessions.  Sometimes we have more, sometimes we have less.
  • Does Teen Book Fest have a harassment policy?
    • Yes.  All staff, attendees, volunteers, authors and media are covered by the City of Ontario’s Harassment Policy.  Should you need to report any incidents, please see Event Staff.
  • When is Teen Book Fest 2019?
    • Saturday, March 9, 2019