2017 Book Fair Schedule

The 47th annual Dayton Book Fair will return to the Coliseum Building at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

Friday, November 10
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

$10 admission, all day

Saturday, November 11
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Free admission

Sunday, November 12
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Bag Sale Day – Free admission – $7.50 per bag (sales tax included)

Monday, November 13
8 a.m. to 12 noon
Clean Sweep Day – Pay $1 admission, and take all the books you want

Plenty of free parking is available near the Coliseum Building.

The Montgomery County Fairgrounds are located at 1043 South Main Street, Dayton, Ohio 45409, across from Miami Valley Hospital.

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Year Round Online Stores

We do sell some of our more unusual titles through our online stores at eBay and AbeBooks. We continously add new titles to our online stores as these special books are donated.

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    1. The price range for books is $2 for hardcover, $1.50 for trade paperback, $1 for mass-market paperbacks. Children’s books are mostly $1, with some hardcovers at $1.50. CDs and DVDs are a dollar each, for singles, slightly more for sets. There is also a section of collectible books– those are priced individually.

      On Sunday, it’s everything you can fit in a bag for $7.50. On Monday, from 8 a.m. to noon– pay $1 to come in and take as much as you want. Books are separated into 54 different categories, and we have maps available. The silent auction is for certain collectible titles and will close Saturday night at 6 p.m.

      Thanks for your interest!


  1. Great event!! Plenty of room to browse and push carts around; even a hot food concession stand! Bring your own bag though and try to leave coats in the car so you can be comfortable walking around. Can’t wait until next year!
    Scott Cinci


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