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BookMania! 2024

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:45 pm

The Library Foundation of Martin County and The Martin County Library System host BookMania! at Jensen Beach High School on March 2. Emerging and prominent authors and writers participate in multiple panel discussions and signings across a variety of genres, including thriller and suspense, historical fiction, romantic fiction, and more. Since its inception in 1995, BookMania! has hosted over 450 emerging and best-selling authors, attracting participants from all over the United States.

All panels will be recorded and shared on Martin County Library System’s YouTube page after the festival. Titles by guest authors will be available from the library system’s regular, Martin’s Most Wanted, and downloadable collections. Attendees can visit the pop-up Barnes & Noble in the Jensen Beach High School Nutrition Center throughout the day to purchase titles for signing. Refreshments will be available to purchase from the Barnes & Noble Cafe in the courtyard throughout the day. Lunch is available from the Martin County Sheriff’s Grill Team for purchase.

Schedule of Events

9:00 AM: Welcome from Community Advocate Sue Whittington

9:15-10 AM: Sea Stories- Fact and Fiction Panel

10:30-11:45 AM: Thriller and Suspense Panel

11:45 AM-12:45 PM: Lunch Break

12:45- 1:45 PM: Love, Friendship, and Ever After’s Panel

2:15- 3:15 PM: Historical Fiction Panel

Funding for this festival is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with The Library Foundation of Martin County, Inc.. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

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March 2 @ 9:00 am -
March 2 @ 3:45 pm


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Event Venue:

Jensen Beach High School
2875 NW Goldenrod Rd.
Jensen Beach, Florida 34957
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Venue Phone:
(772) 219-4968

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