Luton Literature Authors, Poets and Illustrators press fair

To run in conjunction with the events and workshops that are being presented at the Hat Factory Arts Centre by Luton Literature CIC, there will also be an authors, poets and illustrators press fair in Luton Central Library, on the third floor.

This fair will showcase local artists and authors, and those with links to Luton, celebrating Luton's contribution to the literary world.

Those looking for advice, guidance, hints, and tips will be able to talk to those at all levels, from hobbyist, to self published, to those who have been published by major publishing houses.

Luton Central Library celebrates it's 60th birthday on the same day.

Full details of those attending will be released soon.

Luton Literature CIC secured additional funding from the Special Community Events Award, funded by Luton Council and Luton Rising, which has allowed this part of the festival to be delivered.

This part of the festival is FREE.


  • Saturday, September 24, 2022

Central Library

Luton Central Library is located in St. George's Square between the Mall Shopping Centre and the Galaxy Centre.

Luton Central Library has the widest selection of novels, non-fiction books, newspapers and magazines. The books are available in different formats - large print, paperback or on CD. There is also a good selection of music and film CDs and DVDs. There are computers available for library members on the ground, first and second floors. Wi-fi is available on all floors. 

The ground floor has the children's library, quick choice selection of books and quick use public computers.

On the first floor you will find the main enquiry point where staff will be able to help you find what you want. A fax service is available here.

The second floor is the quiet study area. The Family History room are on this floor. Please ensure your mobile phone is switched off or is on silent in this area.

The third floor has a multi-faith room and conference rooms. 

Venue Hire

The Central Library has five flexible spaces for conferences. See Venue Hire for more information. 

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