The Foundation’s “Book Loft” will again be closed; this time through Monday, July 13 for two reasons. The first is that one of the compressors for the air-conditioning has failed, … Continue reading Closed Again, July 6 – 13th
Dear Friends of the Dayton Book Fair,It has been a difficult week for difficult decisions. Out of an abundance of caution and because a significant percentage of our volunteer staff … Continue reading We are closed through May 29th
The Dayton Book Fair Foundation has chosen three downtown Dayton nonprofit organizations as beneficiaries of the 2019 Dayton Book Fair. This year’s book fair is the the 49th annual fair, … Continue reading Three New Beneficiaries
As we move forward for this year’s sale, we are also looking towards next year’s sale and to that end, we have revamped the application process somewhat. Instead … Continue reading How to Apply to Be a Beneficiary
Everything happens so quickly this time of year. The board met yesterday to discuss plans for this year’s sale, new categories for next year and how we’re going to revise … Continue reading Looking for Next Year’s Figurehead
Saturday at Dayton Book Fair It’s Saturday at the 47th Annual Dayton Book Fair! We’re open today from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and we have untold thousands of books, … Continue reading Saturday at the Dayton Book Fair!
We’re known for collecting books for our big sale, but we also give books away. We have a fair amount of foot traffic past our office– usually people walking to … Continue reading We Give Away Books Too
Mark Your Calendars Now! We waited before we had 5000 bookmarks printed to be certain that our sale was going to be on the very last date the Montgomery County … Continue reading Dayton Book Fair November 10 – 13th
It’s a wonderful thing, poring over the scores of applications we received this year from fantastic local organizations who need and want our help— Dayton is really lucky to have … Continue reading Book Fair Foundation Chooses Beneficiaries for 2017
Hard to believe it’s already been a week since we took this photo on the last hours of clean-up of our 46th annual Book Fair. We are pleased to say … Continue reading Another One for the Record Books
(and here’s a peek at the new auction catalog.) What an incredible day we’ve had! All the books made it to the Coliseum from the warehouse, but it turns … Continue reading We’re almost ready . . . .
We use many wine boxes at the Book Fair. (You know, the shipping cartons, not “cardboardeaux”, as my friend Martha calls wine-in-a-box.) We cut them down to hold staple … Continue reading Looking for Wine Boxes!