Ohioana Book Festival

Since its inception in 2007, the Ohioana Book Festival has given readers the opportunity to connect with their favorite Ohio writers. Held each spring, the Festival welcomes over 100 authors and nearly 5,000 visitors every year. Our sponsors and community partners make this event free for the public.


The 2024 Ohioana Book Festival will take place at Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Main Library, on Saturday, April 20, 2024!

The Festival will be in-person at Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Main Library at 96 S. Grant Ave. Columbus, OH 43215. Hope to see you there! 

Applications for the 2024 Book Festival are now closed.