Local Author Book Fair Information & Application

Friends Of The Library

The Friends of the Library of Collier County (FOL) is pleased to sponsor the 3rd Annual Local Author Book Fair on Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event is being held at the Collier County South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples, FL 34113. There are no fees associated with participating in this event.


Eligibility to participate is limited to published authors who own or rent a place in Collier County and reside in it for a minimum of three months annually. The author must have written and published or self-published (professionally edited) at least one book within the last three years. Manuscripts and eBooks are not eligible for submission.

Authors Application & Book Submissions

Based on the number of applications received, it may be necessary to limit participation. The FOL reserves the right to accept or refuse any applicant at its discretion.

Authors application and qualifying book submissions will be reviewed during the first week of September and all applicants will be informed of the status of their participation during the second week of September. All authors selected for participation will be given a table and two chairs to display and sell their books. Authors are responsible for selling their own books and creating their own displays. It is recommended that you provide information at your tables and be prepared to engage with the public.

Complete and submit the application between August 1 and 31, 2021. Applications will NOT be accepted PRIOR to or AFTER the above dates.

MAIL (1) copy of your QUALIFYING book to:

Collier County South Regional Library
Attn: Local Author Book Fair
8065 Lely Cultural Parkway
Naples, FL 34113

Books received will not be returned and may be added to the Library collection or used as a door prize.

By submitting your application, you agree to the terms and conditions as stated above.

Questions about the application process should be emailed to localauthorfair@gmail.com.

Friends Of The Library Application