Event Schedule

The 2019 Festival of Books includes events in Deadwood and Rapid City, SD

The South Dakota Festival of Books brings readers and writers together for book discussions, autograph signings and more! If you're unfamiliar with the event, read our 2018 schedule below to get an idea of what to expect. Our 2019 schedule will be posted as information becomes available. 

Saturday, Sep 22

9:00 am - 9:45 am
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
First United Methodist Church's Community Life Center
9:00 am - 9:45 am
First United Methodist Church, Basement
9:00 am - 9:45 am
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First United Methodist Church, Sanctuary
9:00 am - 9:45 am
9:00 am - 9:45 am
9:00 am - 9:45 am
9:00 am - 9:45 am
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Brookings Arts Council, Main Gallery
9:00 am - 9:45 am
10:00 am - 10:45 am
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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First United Methodist Church, Sanctuary
10:00 am - 10:45 am
10:00 am - 10:45 am
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Brookings Arts Council, Main Gallery
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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First United Methodist Church, Basement
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Children's Museum of SD, Community Room
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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City County Building, Council Chambers
Patrick Hicks is joined by Jodi Andrews, Mary Haug, Adam Luebke, Erika Saunders, Rick Skorupski and Steven Wingate.
10:00 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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First United Methodist Church, Ed Wing 206
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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City County Building, Council Chambers
11:00 am - 11:45 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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First United Methodist Church, Sanctuary
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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First United Methodist Church, Basement
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Brookings Activity Center, Senior Center
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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First United Methodist Church, Sanctuary
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Children's Museum of SD, Party on Two
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
First United Methodist Church's Community Life Center
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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City County Building, Community Room
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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First United Methodist Church, Ed Wing 206
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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First United Methodist Church, Sanctuary
Additional readers who will be joining the presenter are Darla Biel, Barbara Duffey, Jeanne Emmons, Lindy Obach, Christine Stewart and Norma C. Wilson.
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Children's Museum of SD, Party on Two
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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Children's Museum of SD, Community Room
SDHC Executive Director Sherry DeBoer in Conversation with SDHC Board Member Eric Abrahamson and SD Author and SDHC Humanities Scholar Patrick Hicks
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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First United Methodist Church, Sanctuary
Additional readers who will be joining the presenters are Joyce Sutphen and Marianne Zarzana.
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Children's Museum of SD, Party on One
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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Brookings Arts Council, Main Gallery
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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Brookings Public Library, Cooper Rooms A&B
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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Brookings Activity Center, Senior Center
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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City County Building, Council Chambers
Jon Lauck and John Miller are joined by Robert V. (Bob) Burns.
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Old Market Eatery
Win autographed books, original illustrations, Skype sessions with authors and more!
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm