Maps & Info
Read Up on the Festival
Below is information about the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books, which was held in Deadwood Sept. 21-24. Keep an eye on sdbookfestival.com for information about the 2018 Festival of Books.
Festival events at a Glance (downloadable fliers below)
The annual South Dakota Festival of Books unites thousands of readers and writers for book discussions, autograph sessions and more. Authors Phillip Deloria and Genieve Abdo highlighted our 2017 "Race and Civility" theme (pictured to the right), while 2017 One Book author J. Ryan Stradal presented his unique debut novel that provides timely and at times humorous commentary on current food trends.
SDHC celebrated its 45th anniversary at the 2017 Festival of Books, which marks its own 15-year anniversary. Download fliers below for more information about the Festival, which will be in Brookings in 2018.
Download schedules, maps, event fliers and more to navigate your trip!
- Young Readers Festival Overview
- "Cake & Book Signing" Help SDHC celebrate their 45th Anniversary
- Race & Civility Festival Events at a glance
(Click to read or right click and choose "Save Target As" to download)
Navigating the Festival
Festival of Books Venues
- Adams Museum
- Deadwood City Hall
- Deadwood Mountain Grand
- Deadwood Public Library
- Deadwood Welcome Center
- Franklin Hotel
- Homestake Adams Research & Cultural Center
- Martin Mason Hotel
- Masonic Temple
- Tatanka – Story of the Bison
Download a Festival Map
The 2017 Festival of Books included events in Deadwood, Rapid City, Sturgis and Lead. Download a pdf below, and scroll down for our interactive map.