Welcome to the heart of the Buckeye Book Fair – our Volunteer Page. We’re truly grateful for your interest in championing our vital mission of “Promoting Ohio authors, illustrators, and reading.”
For over 35 wonderful years, volunteers like you have been the backbone of the Buckeye Book Fair’s success. Today, a lively and dedicated community of volunteers still fuels our journey towards achieving our mission.
Ready to dive in? Click below to uncover the array of exciting volunteer opportunities waiting for you at the Fair. Let’s embark on this meaningful adventure together!
THE BOOK TEAM
OCTOBER 15- NOVEMBER 15, 2023
The Book Team volunteers assist with three main activities. They handle book distribution before the Buckeye Book Fair, ensure proper table placement during the event week, and assist in packing up books for return to the distribution center after the Fair.
I Like Big Books
and I cannot Lie
NOVEMBER 1 – NOVEMBER 4, 2023
Our awesome hospitality volunteers have the special opportunity to work closely with authors and illustrators. They lend a hand with tasks like running errands, meals, and making sure everyone’s comfortable during their time at the Buckeye Book Fair.
YOUNG AUTHORS VOLUNTEER
NOVEMBER 2-3, 2023
We’re calling on more helping hands for the educational conferences at the Buckeye Book Fair. Daytime volunteers for the Young Authors Conference will play a vital role in setting up and ensuring that the educational aspects of the fair run seamlessly.
BIG DAY VOLUNTEERS
NOVEMBER 4, 2023
The Buckeye Book Fair is a highlight of the year, and it’s a collective effort that brings it to life. From managing presentations and technical setups to handling books, packing bags, and tidying up, there’s a lot that goes into it. Your contribution plays a huge part in making the Buckeye Book Fair the absolute best book fair experience for all involved. Thank you for being a part of it!
tHE bIG dAY
Calling all book enthusiasts! Imagine being part of a dynamic team that reads around 200 books a year – yes, you heard that right! Our review committee thrives on a tight-knit group of passionate readers who live and breathe books. It’s like the ultimate book club, where discussions are brimming with excitement. But that’s not all – we’re on a mission to spread the magic of the Buckeye Book Fair far and wide. We work together on mailings, amplify our presence, and even get to pen pieces for the Buckeye Book Fair. Join us in creating a literary impact that resonates all year long!