March 2, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Oak Grove Middle School

Thank you to everyone who participated in Bloomington Bookfest!  We are amazed by the number of families who turned out for our inaugural event.  We hope that you enjoyed the event as much as we enjoyed putting it together.  

We hope to see you again next year!


Thank you to our wonderful volunteers.  We couldn’t have done this without you. You made bookfest a great experience for our participants!


Thank you to our sponsors for their support of Bloomington Bookfest!

Bloomington Community Education

Education Foundation of Bloomington

Bloomington Public Schools

Bloomington Federation of Teachers

Bloomington Optimist Club

Bloomington Knights of Columbus

Trader Joe’s

Lunds & Byerlys


Thank you to our presenting authors

Nancy Carlson and Douglas Wood


Thank you to our planning committee, the media directors at BPS elementary schools, Oak Grove Middle School teachers and custodians, SLAM Camp vendors & community organizations, Scholastic Books, visiting authors, and Beth Flottmeier, who brought the idea of Bloomington Bookfest to us!


If you have photos you would like to share use #Bloomingtonbookfest on Instagram.