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Printers Row Lit Fest Free Recommended

When: Sat., June 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., June 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 2009

The 25th annual Printers Row Book Fair--er, the Printers Row Lit Fest, as the Tribune has rechristened it this year--brings together 150-some exhibitors, including publishers, literary organizations, and dealers in used, collectible, and antiquarian books and ephemera. Dozens of author events are scheduled—from readings and signings to panel discussions—along with cooking demonstrations and kids' activities. The fest runs Sat-Sun 6/6-6/7, 10 AM-6 PM, along Dearborn between Congress and Polk, rain or shine. All events are free, but those at the Harold Washington Library Center require online advance registration. See for a complete schedule.

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