Deadline nears for Local Author Fair

Dakota County Library is looking for authors and publishers to be part of the Local Author Fair this fall. The fair is an opportunity for authors and book creators to showcase their work, discuss, sign, and sell their books, network, and participate in workshops.

The fair will be held noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.

Authors and publishers who wish to display and sell their work at the fair must apply to participate. Applications can be found at, search “local author fair.” To be considered, an application and copy of a published work must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18.

Applications may be emailed to [email protected], or delivered to any Dakota County library location. Space is limited; participants will be chosen to represent a variety of genres and intended audiences. Those selected will be notified by Friday, Sept. 1. There is no fee to apply or participate.

For more information, visit or contact Tami Richardson at 651-450-2918 or Julia Carlis at 651-450-2942.