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Volunteer at the 2016 Alabama Book Festival

We are so grateful to the hundreds of volunteers who generously give their time to make the Alabama Book Festival a memorable highlight of the spring season for thousands of visitors from around the region! If you've volunteered with us this year or in the past, thank you! We literally couldn't do it without you, and we hope to see you again next year, for the 2017 Alabama Book Festival


Want to volunteer at the 2016 Alabama Book Festival?
Fill out this form!

If you have worked at the festival before, please indicate in the Comments section what you did. If you can work two shifts in a row please let us know -- we appreciate those who can. Drivers are needed on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of book festival week -- if you sign up for Author Transportation, please indicate in the Comments section what days you can drive

Please note:

    • 6:00am - 7:30am & 7:30am - 9:00am shift roles are Site Setup and Check-In only, along with 2 Green Room slots
    • The 4:30pm - 6:00pm shift is mostly for Site Breakdown, with only one slot for Venue Captain and Timekeeper
    • Author Escort and Book Signing shifts are between 9:00am - 4:00pm; Green Room shifts are 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Venue Captain and Timekeeper shifts are 9:00am - 4:00pm, with one 4:00pm - 5:00pm shift
    • Character Actors alternate time in the costume in 30-minute shifts



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Day Phone

Night Phone

Cell Phone

Signing up as

Friend/Group Name

Preference of Volunteer Role

1st Choice

2nd Choice

3rd Choice

Shift Preference (Please note that Author Escort, Book Signing, Venue Assistant, and Timekeeper shifts are 9 - 10:30, 10:30 - 12, 12 - 1:30, 1:30 - 3, and 3 - 4:30.)

1st Choice

2nd Choice

3rd Choice

Work more than one shift?  Yes  No
Which preference is more important?  Job   Time

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