What is the Festival of Books?
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal:
to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them.
The Festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious
book festival in the country, attracting more than 140,000 book lovers each year.
for the Festival of Books website.
Where is it?
On the USC campus. Map
Where is the Reading to Kids Booth?
Booth #370. Event Map
Who attends the Festival?
People of all ages-from across Southern California and even other parts of the country.
The Festival is a free public event, and includes exciting author events, storytelling,
cooking demonstrations and poetry readings. The Festival of Books also includes
over 300 exhibitor booths representing booksellers, publishers, literacy and cultural
General parking will be available in most USC parking lots.
Daily parking on the USC campus is $10.
Alternatively, there are
multiple public transportation options. A
day pass is $5 (Tap Card required).
www.events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/ for more information.