VIRTUAL 2020 Buckeye Book Fair

Online Bookstore Open All Year! 

Buckeye Book Fair responded to the needs of our citizens and presented our 2020 programs and events virtually.

Check out our great selection of over 300 titles autographed by Ohio writers and illustrators. Your purchases support Ohio authors and Ohio literacy projects.

See you in 2021!

The 2021 Buckeye Book Fair will be held November 5-6, 2021.

11/6/21 Buckeye Book Fair begins in:








Meet the 2020 Authors

Meet the Ohio authors and illustrators who are participating in this year’s Buckeye Book Fair.

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Buckeye Book Fair Upcoming Events

Love all things reading, writing, and books? We have author lectures and programs every month.

Be sure to check out our events calendar!

For Educators

Are you a teacher, librarian, parent, or home school educator?
We have resources and programs that provide ideas for encouraging reading and writing.

For Youth

Do you want to learn the ins and outs of storytelling, illustration, and the writing process? Students can enjoy fun writing workshops with Ohio authors and enter our book writing challenge!

Event News

What happened to Ohio’s historic Black settlements?

What happened to Ohio’s historic Black settlements?

Prior to the Civil War, Ohio had more African American settlements than any other state--around 100 of them. Father-daughter co-authors David  Meyers and Elise Meyers Walker have a new book, HISTORIC BLACK SETTLEMENTS OF OHIO, that takes an in-depth look at this history that has all but been forgotten. Where were these settlements? How were they formed? What happened to them? Although some of these Black settlements were once occupied by hundreds of people through multiple generations, most...

Buckeye Book Fair News

What is Ohio Book Talks?

What is Ohio Book Talks?

Ohio Authors on Ohio History Ohio Book Talks is a new series of author-led discussions of new books covering different periods in Ohio history. Programs are presented by Buckeye Book Fair with the support of Ohio Humanities.All of these events are free but early...

What is the Native American History of Ohio?

What is the Native American History of Ohio?

In the mid-17th century, the Iroquois Confederacy launched a war for control of the burgeoning fur trade industry. These conflicts, known as the Beaver Wars, were among the bloodiest in North American history, and the resulting defeat of the Erie nation led to...

Literary Award Books


Everyone loves free books! Buckeye Book Fair has a Literacy Award Program that awards books to  Ohio schools, libraries, and reading programs.