Every October, the Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library’s Saratoga Book Festival presents literary programming featuring about 30 panel discussions, solo book talks, writing workshops, and even a few casual book chats in area pubs. Our programs are aimed at adults, children, and YA audiences.
We are now accepting submissions for the 2024 Festival to be held October 5 & 6. Submission instructions are below:

The Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the mission, programs, and services of the Saratoga Springs Public Library. The Friend’s Saratoga Book Festival is a community-wide celebration that promotes literacy and reading for people of all ages and interests and encourages thought-provoking conversations and appreciation of writing in its various forms. Now in its third year, the festival has presented talented new writers as well as headliners Joyce Carol Oates, Russell Banks, Meg Wolitzer, Gregory Maguire, Chris Hedges, and Francine Prose.

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