Closed Again, July 6 – 13th

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

Scheduled to “Re-Open” Tuesday June 2

The Book Fair Foundation will be returning to their offices at 2181 Embury Park Road on Tuesday, June 2. But these are strange times, and the “re-opening” will be limited … Continue reading Scheduled to “Re-Open” Tuesday June 2

We are closed through May 29th

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

Dayton Book Fair Chooses New Beneficiaries

The Dayton Book Fair announced on Wednesday that they have chosen this year’s three beneficiaries to receive proceeds from their 50th anniversary Book Sale in November 2020. Each beneficiary will … Continue reading Dayton Book Fair Chooses New Beneficiaries

Three New Beneficiaries

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

How to Apply to Be a Beneficiary

    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

Looking for Next Year’s Figurehead

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

New (Old) Home for the Book Fair

We are delighted to announce that the Dayton Book Fair is continuing our 40-year long relationship with the Montgomery County Fairgrounds and will follow them to their new location at … Continue reading New (Old) Home for the Book Fair

Time for the Great Spring Round-Up

Working on Spring Cleaning? Have too many books? Too many records, DVDs, puzzles, games, CDs? Bring them to us! (Your donations are tax deductible.) We’ll be set up with “manned” barrels … Continue reading Time for the Great Spring Round-Up

Introducing Our 2018 Beneficiaries

After a very long and challenging process to winnow down our wonderful applicants to just three new beneficiaries, we have done just that. (We so wish we had fifty grants … Continue reading Introducing Our 2018 Beneficiaries

Book Fair Foundation Will Present $30,000 to Local Non-­Profits; and will Announce 2018 Beneficiaries

  On Friday, February 2 the Book Fair Foundation will present checks for ten thousand dollars each to the Artemis Center, Caesar’s Ford Theatre Co. and Dayton Public Radio; all … Continue reading Book Fair Foundation Will Present $30,000 to Local Non-­Profits; and will Announce 2018 Beneficiaries