Grand Park’s Downtown Bookfest

READ YOUR HEART OUT in Downtown LA! Grand Park is the place to see, hear and read from the largest coalition of Los Angeles-based authors and publishers in a day for book lovers both big and small.


  • Add a line of your genius to The World’s Longest Story by 826LA or draw in characters in a monster massive comic book by RYMAN ARTS.
  • Receive your very own poem-on-demand by POESIA PARA LA GENTE
  • You think YOU love books? Meet and greet librarians from the LOS ANGELES PUBLIC LIBRARY.
  • Remember typewriters? Roll up your sleeves and let your fingers to the talking with PUBLISH! POETICS
  • Shop the local pop-up bookshop curated by WRIT LARGE PRESS and discover books, zines and literary gems written by LAs finest.
  • Visit with MUSIC CENTER ON TOUR artist Judith Helton as she brings literary blasts from the past to life by portraying Laura Ingalls Wilder and Beatrix Potter.
  • Don’t forget to bring your books for Grand Park’s wee library system – the LITTLE LIBRARIES. Find’em, fill’em, love’em!
  • …and more!


  • Enjoy BIRDIE’S PLAYHOUSE featuring catchy music with a Latin twist that gets kids to shake their tail feathers!
  • Hear a good YARRRn with STORY PIRATES, a one-of-a-kind sketch comedy musical based entirely on stories by children, including those written by Grand Park kids.

When: March 29, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Where: Grand Park
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles,CA 90012

Cost: Free

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