Calling All Authors: Author Fair!

Join us for our 4th Annual Author Fair

Friday, October 21, 2016 • 6:00 to 10:00 PM

Pasadena Central Library • 285 E Walnut Street

Pasadena Public Library is looking for local authors to participate in our 4th Annual Author Fair as a part of Pasadena’s biannual ArtNight celebration.

All authors are invited to participate, including: those who specialize in art, photography, woodworking, crafts, knitting, sewing, decorating, baking*, cooking*, home improvement, self-help, biography, history, fiction and non-fiction, children’s literature and other subjects.

Display and sell your book/s, keep all sale proceeds, and greet guests one-on-one!

Participation is free.

Are you a San Gabriel Valley area author who would like to participate in our upcoming Author Fair? If you are interested in participating, please register here, using the form below. Participants will receive a confirmation email following registration

Registration and exhibit location are based on a first-come, first-served basis.

Set-up Time

5:00 to 6:00 PM

Authors are responsible for:

  • Organizing their own display
  • Selling their book(s)
  • Keeping all profits

*Cookbook Authors

May display food from their cookbooks, but due to Pasadena Health Department Code, may not offer food to visitors.

Display Space

Each participating author will receive display space somewhere in the Central Library. Authors will be assigned tables by Pasadena Public Library Staff on a first-come, first-served basis.


As part of ArtNight, there will be entertainment in the DRW Auditorium, the Children’s Room, the Studio on 4, and in the fountain courtyard. There will be an art show in the Centennial Room.

Author registration requirements:

  • Must be a Pasadena resident to register June 13-20
  • Must be a San Gabriel Valley area resident to register June 20 and after (until spaces filled)
  • Must be an author of published book(s)–including self-published
  • Book(s) must be appropriate for inclusion in a public library
  • Must sign a form indemnifying Pasadena Public Library from all responsibility for bad sales/theft of books

Please fill out the following form completely.

Author Fair Submission Form