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March 11 - 13, 2011- St. Petersburg, Florida
30th Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair:

The Coliseum
Friday: 5:30pm - 9pm; Saturday: 10am - 5pm; Sunday: 11pm - 4pm

Contact information: Sarah Smith
(727) 234-7759



Sunday May 1st, 2011
43rd Semi-Annual Toronto Book Fair & Paper Show:

St. Lawrence Market
92 Front Street East (at Jarvis)
Admission: $5

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Saturday May 7th - Wilmington, Massachusetts
Boston Book and Paper Exposition and Sale:

Shriner's Auditorium
99 Fordham Road
10am - 5pm
Admission: $7 (college ID and 17 and under free)

Contact information:



Sunday June 5th - Oakville, Ontario
1st Annual Oakville / Bronte Book Fair:

Oakville Conference Center
2515 Wyecroft Road Oakville
10am - 4pm
Admission: $3

Contact information:
Don Longmuir of Scene of the Crime Books



August 19 - 21 - Palatine, Illinois
The 2011 Little City Book Fair:

Harper College Gymnasium

Bring your children, friends and family to the 2011 Little City Book Fair on August 19-21, 2011 at the Harper College Gymnasium in Palatine, Illinois. Be one of the first of thousands of shoppers to pick from the best collection of over 200,000 new and gently used books in nearly 60 subject categories. CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, comic books and collectors books will also be available.



September 15 - 18
Friends of Lake Forest Library 36th Annual Book Sale:

Lake Forest Recreation Center 400 Hastings Rd. Lake Forest, IL 60045
Free admission and parking

Member Presale: Thurs. Sept. 14, 9-6 PM.
Memberships are available at the door.  20% surcharge on purchases.
General Sale: Fri. 9-8, Sat. 9-5(teacher discount 10%), Sun. 9-5 (half price day!)

Over 100,000 books sorted in over 115 categories including Collectors, First Editions, Biographies, Art, Vintage Children's, Military, U.S. History, Sports, Science Fiction, Audio Books, DVD's and more.  Extensive Art, Children's, Cooking, Gardening and New Fiction.

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September 16 - 18
liBrisFair: Brisbane Antiquarian Book Fair

The Studio, State Library of Queensland (‘Level 1’ – Ground level)
Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank

Friday 16th: 6-9pm
Saturday 17th: 10-6pm
Sunday 18th: 10-2pm

Tickets available at the door - $5

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Friday September 30th - Saturday October 1st
Santa Fe Antiquarian Book and Paper Show:

Santa Fe Railyard District
El Museo Cultural
555 Camino De Le Familia

Admission: $10 both days, $6 Saturday only




October 8-9 - Seattle, Washington
The Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair 2011:

Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 4pm
Tickets: $5 at the door


October 16 - Ottawa, Ontario
The Thirty-first Ottawa Antiquarian Book Fair:

Tudor Hall: 3750 North Bowesville Rd. (near Hunt Club & Riverside Drive)
Time: 10:30 - 5:30pm
Admission: $5
Contact: 613-230-2275

The Thirty-first Ottawa Antiquarian Book Fair has become an exciting event for book lovers from across Canada. A display and sale, recognized as one of the finest book fairs in the country, features rare, unusual and collectible books on - the arts and architecture; early printed books; modern first editions; voyages, travel and exploration; science and medicine; illustrated children's books; military history; historical documents and ephemera, and much more! The fair will include over 40,000 items, dating from the 15th century to the present day, displayed by 40 dealers from across Canadan and the United States.


October 28-30 - Toronto, Ontario
Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair:

Metro Toronto Convention Center

The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of Canada is pleased to announce the 2011 Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair. As the only international antiquarian and collectible book fair in Canada, the TIABF features exhibitors from across Europe and North America. They will bring a wide ranging selection of books, maps, prints and manuscripts for your perusal - including travel and exploration; natural history, science and technology; children’s and illustrated; fine press and limited editions; modern first editions and signed volumes; antiquarian and incunabula; as well as interesting and unusual books of all kinds. Whether you are an experienced or novice book collector, a librarian or an archivist, a scholar or an academic, or are simply interested in books and the book arts in general, you will find something to your taste.


October 29-30 - October 28-30 - Ferny Creek, Melbourne, Australia
Mountains of Books 2011:

Ferny Creek Recreational Reserve Hall, Cnr. Clarkmont & Hilton Roads, Ferny Creek, 3786

Mountains of Books, the annual bookfest organised by second-hand and specialist booksellers from the Yarra Ranges and beyond, will be held on Melbourne Cup weekend, October 29 and 30, 2011. This group of knowledgeable and friendly booksellers will be offering thousands of used and out-of-print titles including an eclectic range of fiction and non-fiction  and collectible genres such as children’s books, cookery, art, fashion, Australiana, gardening and militaria.

10am – 4pm both days

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November 5 - 6, 2011 - Hempstead, New York
The 65th Long Island Book & Ephemera Fair:

Featuring Books and Paper in every category. Prints & postcards, too.

Hofstra University Student Center
Multi Purpose Room 200
Hofstra University Dr.
Hempstead, NY

November 5 - 6, 2011
Saturday 11 am - 6 PM
Sunday 11 am - 4 pm
Adults $6
Youth/Students $3
Under 12 Free
$1discount w/ad


November 11-13 - Boston, Massachusetts
35th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair:

Hynes Convention Center
Friday: 5pm - 9pm
Saturday: 12pm - 7pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

Friday night preview (includes Saturday and Sunday) $15
Saturday or Sunday only: $8


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