Event Schedule

Brookings and Sioux Falls Events Featured at the 2018 Festival of Books Sept. 20-23

 

The 2018 Festival of Books includes events in Brookings, SD and Sioux Falls, SD.

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Sioux Falls Events

A full docket of events will be held in Sioux Falls on Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Washington Pavilion and Siouxland Public Libraries beginning at 10 a.m. You can sort by Sioux Falls events by scrolling below and selecting the "All in Sioux Falls" dropdown under "Venue," or click here to view. 

From award winning tribal writer Joseph Marshall III, featured in 2011 as our One Book SD author, to 2018 Young Readers One Book author Kara Lareau, a variety of children's authors and illustrators will entertain audiences all day. The day concludes with Lareau's 4 p.m. presentation "An Infamous Journey: How I came to Be a Writer, and What I've Learned Along the Way" at Siouxland Public Libraries downtown branch. 

Brookings Events

The Festival kicks off in Brookings with an author reception the evening of Thursday, Sept. 20. Young Readers events begin at 10 a.m. at the Children's Museum of South Dakota in Brookings. You can sort by Brookings events by scrolling below and selecting the "All in Brookings" dropdown under "Venue, or click here to view. 

On Friday, Sept. 21, we'll hold Young Readers events in Brookings at the Children's Museum of South Dakota and in local schools, as well as Brookings events on campus and in the downtown area of Brookings (Central Historic District).

The bulk of Saturday, Sept. 22, will be our author extravaganza in the downtown area, which includes many concurrent events and mass book signing. The Festival concludes with a brunch on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at McCrory Gardens. 

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Fans gather at a Sioux Falls event during the 2014 Festival of Books. This year's Festival includes events in Brookings and Sioux Falls.

Fans gather at a Sioux Falls event during the 2014 Festival of Books. This year's Festival includes events in Brookings and Sioux Falls.

 
 

Downloadable Grid Event Schedules

Below is scheduling information for the 2018 South Dakota Festival of Books, which feature Brookings and Sioux Falls events from Sept. 20-23. Keep an eye on sdbookfestival.com for changes and updates.  

Check out our downloadable pdf's (Right-click and select "save target as" to download. Click to view.).

Online Calendar

Below is our online calendar of events, sortable by day, venue, genre and presenter!

For more about the authors, click below to check out the South Dakota Festival of Books blog

Thursday, Sep 20

10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Washington Pavilion, Schulte Black Box Theater
10:00 am - 10:45 am
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Washington Pavilion, Stage Science
10:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Washington Pavilion, Schulte Black Box Theater
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Washington Pavilion, Tribal Arts Gallery
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Washington Pavilion, Stage Science
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
:
Washington Pavilion, Schulte Black Box Theater
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
:
Washington Pavilion, Stage Science
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
:
Washington Pavilion, Tribal Arts Gallery
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
:
Washington Pavilion, Schulte Black Box Theater
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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Washington Pavilion, Stage Science
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm