Work Behind The Scene

See the Fort Worth BookFest from the inside!  Volunteer and ensure that it continues to grow as a ‘CommUnity’ event. This year promises to be as fun, entertaining, and exciting an experience for all as past years.  You can sign up now to select specific positions and times convenient to you participate. Invite your family, friends, and co-workers to join you in this fun day of supporting literacy.  Make new friends and meet the authors.

Help grow the BookFest audience and spread the word within your network!  Tell everyone you know, announce the event at your church, events, school, etc., and share our Updates with your network.  Like us on Facebook, and share the Fort Worth BookFest to your friends timelines Facebook page and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

Thank you in advance!

     The Annual Fort Worth BookFest

            Volunteer Information 

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  • 3-hour volunteer shifts
  • 2 Mandatory Volunteer Orientations TBA in late September both starting at 6:30 pm. You must attend one at Maddox-Muse Center.
  • Below is a sample of the tasks that people
    • Assist Authors w/Move-in & Set-up
    • Assist Authors w/Breakdown & Move-out
    • Author Liaison
    • Event Flow Monitors
    • Command Center Assistant
    • Workshop Monitors
    • Volunteer Costumed Book Characters in the recital hall

Volunteers will receive:

  • an Event T-shirt
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Meet and work with the Authors
  • Opportunity to support the Fort Worth BookFest CommUnity

If you have any questions or need more information, please email us at

Again, we thank you for volunteering and look forward to your participation in Fort Worth BookFest.

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