Get a jump on your holiday shopping at Peoria Public Library’s Local Author and Art Fair.

Saturday, Dec. 3 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Peoria Public Main Library, 107 NE Monroe.
Free and open to all.

A portion of proceeds will benefit the Friends of Peoria Public Library.

Check out our list of authors and artists attending below.

If you don’t mind nearly new books, check out Friends of Peoria Public Library’s Half Price Sale from Nov. 26 through Dec. 3 in lower level 2 of Main Library.
Almost everything — books, movies, music, games — will be half price. (Excludes Local Author and Collectibles.)

Then, on Sunday, Dec. 4, join us for a Book Fair at Peoria Public Library North Branch, 3001 W. Grand Pkwy.

Representatives from the library’s book clubs will be available between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to talk about their clubs and offer advance 2023 reading lists. We have book clubs for tweens and teens to adults.

Authors and Artists at the 2023 Local Author & Artist Fair:

Pete Altieri
Cory Barker
Kate Bateman
Olivia J. Bennett
Mary Bird
Mary Cantrell
Molly Crusen-Bishop
Harley Easton
Tricia Fox
Dave Grebner
Hollye B. Green
Patrick Johnson
Jackie Lawson
Amber Lowery
Linda Lowery
Paul Maitland
Chris Marchand
Leslie McKee
Julie Navickas
Sara Netzley
Kirk Perry
Cristina Prestin-Beard
Jan Powers
Anni Reinking
Susan Reising
Susan Rovens
Jen Schoebein
Sylvia Shults
Janet Tolle
Beth Unes
Rebecca Whitecotton
Kevin Wright
Andy Zach
Ken Zurski