Wednesday, June 1, 2016
RARE BOOK CAFE: Madlyn Blom, president of the Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association, on new book fair dates
WATCH LIVE: Madlyn Blom, president of the Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association, will appear on Rare Book Cafe on Saturday, June 4, at 2:30 p.m. ET to discuss the date change for the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair to April. The change to April is very unusual. Long-time book fair fans know that for the last 35 years the book fair has been in March most years. Join us live to ask questions. A recorded version of this session will be available here after the broadcast.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Please listen to this special announcement from Sarah Smith, manager of the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair. This is about the change in dates from our usual time on the second full weekend in March to April 21-23, 2017. This change is taking place because the New York Antiquarian Book Fair and two shadow fair are moving to our usual time in March. We have taking this step to accommodate booksellers and book buyers who attend the New York show and are regulars at our show.
Please watch Michael Slicker, chairman of the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair committee on Rare Book Cafe on Blab.im this Saturday, May 28 at 2:30 p.m. Mike will discuss the date change of the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair and answer questions from call-in viewers.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
RARE BOOK CAFE: It's here at last! The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair opens Friday at 5 p.m. at St. Petersburg Coliseum
WATCH LIVE: We're going to be live on Saturday afternoon at our regular time -- 2:30 ET. We're going to be visiting with various booksellers who are exhibiting at the fair who will show you some of their special items. Please make sure you tune in for this special broadcast. If you are within driving distance, we urge you to come to the book fair. It only happens once a year and this is it. If you're going to visit, please take pictures and share on social media using the hashtags #floridabookfair and #sunlitfestival. Please follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.