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Thank you to the 300+ volunteers who helped at the Columbus Book Festival. Your support made everything run smoothly!

Sign up for these exciting volunteer opportunities on Saturday and Sunday, July 15-16:

Author Usher
• Help featured authors navigate to their panel sessions and signings

Program Attendant
• Monitor author panels, take a headcount and ensure it starts and ends on time

Lounge Attendants
• Welcome and check in authors and fellow volunteers; refresh snack stations

Information Booth Host
• Share festival information with attendees and hand out maps and programs

Book Signing & Book Store Attendant
• Assist authors with book signings and help fans queue up
• Restock and support the Official Festival Bookstore

Exhibitor Check-In & Topiary Park Concierge
• Check-in festival exhibitors and help them find their Festival Marketplace booth
• Assist exhibitors & indie authors in the Festival Marketplace

Children’s Activity Helpers
• Engage kids and families outdoors and in the library’s Children’s Area with games and crafts

Green Room Attendant
• Help entertainers check-in & get ready for their sets

• Fill in where we need a set of extra hands!

Click below to see shift times, full position descriptions and to sign up!

Contact Info

96 S. Grant Ave. 
Columbus, OH 43215

Email: bookfestival@columbuslibrary.org 

Phone: 614-645-2275