Authors for Local Author Fest

Are you a local author?

Seeking Local Authors!

WPL is holding it's first ever Local Author Fest on Saturday, April 27. If you're an author from the Chicago area we'd love to have you participate in our Local Author Fest. Please fill out an application. If accepted, you will have an assigned table during the fest to promote and sell your book.

Local Author Application
The library will do its best to accommodate all applicants, however, due to space limitations, not all applications may be accepted.
Contact Community Engagement with questions: 630-868-7526 or

• Submit an application online by Friday, March 1, 2019
• Authors will be notified by Friday, March 8
• Event setup begins Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 12:00 noon
• Event opens to the public Saturday, April 27 at 1:00 p.m.

Guidelines for Authors:
• Must be available Saturday, April 27 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
• May sell books
• Must have own method of accepting payments

Donate to WPL's Local Author Collection
All local authors are invited to donate a copy of their books to be added to the library’s collection. Books will be cataloged and added to the Local Author Shelf for all to enjoy.