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 Because I love books, reading, sharing the love of reading and am an Austinite 
I had to share a great FREE event coming up from Jen over at I Read Banned Books 
(She is always in the know to all the bookish events in Austin)!!  
 
The Austin Teen Book Festival #ATBF12
 
The festival is FREE for everyone!
No registration required, just show up!

WHEN: Saturday, September 29, 9:30am – 5pm
OPEN DOOR:
Come when you can, and try to attend all day because you won’t want to miss the fun!
WHERE:
The Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, TX 78704
PARKING:
Palmer Events Center Parking Garage: $7
Keynote Author(s): Opening – Neal Shusterman; Closing – Libba Bray
Panels & Authors:

36 amazing authors on 6 panels! There will be FOUR opportunities to see authors speak so plan ahead!


Here are a few answers to your burning questions with more info at the ATBF website.

YES, they will have a ton of books for sale all day – thanks, BookPeople!
YES, they take credit cards
YES, you can bring some books from home
YES, food will be for sale
YES, you can have your picture taken with your favorite author


Signing rules and food info is HERE


ATBF could always use some more hands to help out for the day. 
If you are interested, send an email to 
ATBFvolunteer@gmail.com 
and let them know when you’re available.

Here is a map to the Palmer Events Center. Reminder, parking is $7.

We have an Event page on Facebook, let us know if you’re coming! 
Also, follow at @AustinTBF and use #ATBF12

Interested in a MEDIA badge or have questions? 
Send Jen an email at ATBFmedia@gmail.com


There will be a blogger meetup Friday night before fest day. 
How awesome was #ATBF11? 
Find out from Jen HERE

For more updates and information check back in with Jen at I Read Banned Books!! 
 
Disclosure: This is NOT a sponsored post. I love reading and wanted to share this local event with my readers!!

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Melissa Rheinlander is a Momma to a beautiful, spunky, fun loving little girl. Lover of family, friends, books, Mexican Martinis, sometimes Bloody Marys or Margaritas, & Wine. Melissa has worked in publishing for years, helping International Best-selling authors. She is the owner of MSRheinlander Consulting as well as Biblio Babes.

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