Join the Festivities at the Book Drop Bash!

Are you one of the thousands of Angelenos who look forward to coming out for the country’s largest book celebration? On Saturday, April 18th, the Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books takes over the USC campus, and the festivities don’t stop at the end of the day. The Library Foundation of Los Angeles will open the doors of downtown’s historic Central Library to Members and participating Festival authors for the fourth annual Book Drop Bash, an after-hours soiree celebrating the literary life of our city.



Rub shoulders with your favorite festival authors, including Book Drop Bash honorary hosts T.C. Boyle, LeVar Burton, Janet Fitch, Jonathan Gold. Attica Locke, Susan Orlean, Luis J. Rodriguez, Kenneth Turan, David Ulin, and many more.


Participate in the legendary book swap, take pictures in the photo booth, and enjoy music and drinks in downtown’s historic Central Library as we celebrate the literary life of our city!



If you are not already a Library Foundation Member, you can still attend by becoming a Member today and receive your invitation for two to the Book Drop Bash!! For more information, please contact Membership Director Megan Hamilton at 213.292.6242 or [email protected].


This event is made possible through the generosity of our sponsors.

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