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Poughkeepsie Book Festival

Saturday, March 30 from 10 AM – 3 PM
Dutchess Community College’s Falcon Hall, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie
Free to attend. No registration required.

Meet and greet authors and illustrators (covering reading ages from preschool to Young Adult), take your picture with your favorite costumed book characters, and make some fun crafts. Books will be available to purchase, and to have signed by the authors and illustrators who made them.

Check back here for the Authors and Illustrators Lineup!

Each child, 17 and under, will receive one FREE BOOK VOUCHER (valued at $15) upon entry into the Book Festival.

Book Vouchers are made possible by the generosity of the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District. *Restrictions apply.

Poughkeepsie Book Fest $15 Voucher example

Voucher Information and Restrictions:

  • This voucher entitles the holder to a credit of no more than $15.00 USD on the purchase of books at the 2024 Poughkeepsie Book Festival. 
  • The voucher must be presented at the time of purchase and cannot be redeemed after April 1, 2024. 
  • Visitors to the Book Festival aged 17 or younger may receive one voucher.
  • The voucher has no cash value and cannot be redeemed or refunded for cash. 
  • Any unused portion of the voucher will not be refunded or credited. 
  • The voucher is non-transferable and cannot be sold or exchanged. 
  • The voucher cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.
  • The Poughkeepsie Public Library District and its vendors reserve the right to refuse any voucher that appears to be fraudulent or tampered with. 
  • The voucher is subject to availability (while supplies last), and may be discontinued or modified at any time without notice.