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North Texas Book Festival

  • Greater Denton Arts Council 400 East Hickory Street Denton, TX, 76201 United States (map)

Do not miss the 2019 North Texas Book Festival!

April 6th, 2019 at the Greater Denton Arts Council

Want to browse old & rare books? Want your books to be appraised? I’ll be there all day to help you!

North Texas Book Festival will be hosting over 50 authors on April 6, 2019 at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

The featured author is Randy Schmidt, author of Dolly on Dolly, Judy Garland on Judy Garland, Yesterday Once More, Little Girl Blue: The Life Of Karen Carpenter and his soon to be released, Carpenters: An Illustrated Discography. Mr. Schmidt, will follow the awards presentations with a talk “Only Just Begun: Adventures in Research” on the joys of research about his travels to dig and search through various libraries and archives in New York and LA and how those “materials and the libraries and librarians helped make my job so rewarding”:


Following the breakfast, the authors will sell their books and talk with their readers from. North Texas Book Festival – 11:00 – 4:00.

There will also be fun and games for all ages – contests for the readers of all ages and authors of all genres.

  • Al Curlett of Al’s Totally Twisted Balloons, a big NTBF favorite, will be there twisting fabulous balloons for everyone.

  • Recycled Books and records will have a table with all kinds of surprises.

  • Mr. Sobrino of Sobrino’s Rare Books will be on hand to appraise your rare books for a $5.00 donation to North Texas Book Festival.

  • Elaine Fields Smith with Blazing Star will be showing her video about her book, Riding, Roping and Jumping over Cars. She will also be selling North Texas Book Festival earrings as a fundraiser for literacy.

    There will be more fun and surprises – door prizes, drawings, contests. Don’t miss the fun day and help literacy programs in North Texas.

    NTBF raises funds for public and school libraries and literacy programs in North Texas. The money is given in grants of $500-$1000.

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