Book Fair For Grown Ups

Welcome to Penguin Random House's first-ever Book Fair!

November 23, 2019 in New York, NY

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Back in the days of recess, snap bracelets, and Dunkaroos, life was simpler, wasn’t it? When your biggest fear was getting detention, and your best days were when you had the luxury to spend an hour picking out which book(s) to read next? We miss that, too—so we decided to bring it back for an afternoon.

Join us on Saturday, November 23rd for Penguin Random House’s first-ever Book Fair. All afternoon, we’ll have 60-minute sessions where you can browse the latest and greatest books and merchandise, participate in throwback activities, and get schooled by our beloved authors.

This event is 21+ all attendees will be asked to present their ID’s at the door.

What’s Included:

  • Admittance to the Book Fair for a 60-minute session
  • Pop culture trivia, giveaways, custom Mad Libs, an awkward school photo booth
  • Custom patches by Stoney Clover Lane and retro crafts by Glue
  • Special guest appearances from beloved PRH authors
  • A curated selection of books and merchandise for sale
  • Ultimate Holiday Book Fair catalog picks curated by PRH insiders
  • Food, drinks, gift bag, and more!

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A portion of the proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated to Read Ahead, a nonprofit that uses reading-based mentoring to help students develop the social–emotional skills essential for academic and life-long success.  

A portion of the proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated to Read Ahead, a nonprofit that uses reading-based mentoring to help students develop the social–emotional skills essential for academic and life-long success.

Event Details

What's Included

 

  • Admittance to the Book Fair for a 45-minute session
  • A curated selection of books and merchandise for sale
  • Throwback activities and wacky prizes
  • Special guest appearances from beloved PRH authors
  • Awkward school photo opp
  • Ultimate Holiday Book Fair catalog picks curated by PRH insiders
  • Gift bag

 

Date & Time

November 23, 2019
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Location

New York, NY

Lightbox
248 W 37th St
New York, NY 10018

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Severe middle school flashbacks! Tables stacked with books! Pencils! Mr. Sketch Markers! Erasers! Cubbies! Pins! Patches! Spin art! Snap bracelets! Custom Interactive Mad Libs!