Library’s Annual BookMania! Returns on April 1 With In-Person Events

February 16, 2023

The Martin County Library System is excited to announce that the 2023 BookMania!, sponsored by The Library Foundation of Martin County, will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at the Jensen Beach High School Performing Arts Center, 2875 NW Goldenrod Road in Jensen Beach, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

BookMania! is FREE and open to the general public. Lunch from the Martin County Sheriff's Office BBQ team will be available for cash-only at the event. Authors will participate in one of multiple panel discussions featuring emerging and prominent writers. Titles by guest authors are represented through the library’s regular, Martin’s Most Wanted, and eBook collections.

BookMania! 2023 schedule:

8:45 Welcome – Sue Whittington

9:00-9:45 followed by signing
Florida Nonfiction – Peggy Chittum

10:10-11:10 followed by signing
Thriller/Suspense – Amanda Brack

11:30-12:30 followed by signing
Love, Friendship, and Ever After’s – Linda Weiksnar

12:30-1:15 signing/lunch break – Sheriff Grill Team items for cash purchase

1:15-2:15 followed by signing
Historical fiction – Paula Hundt

This popular program has received national recognition for its stellar authors, record attendance, and impressive Barnes & Noble book sales. For more information, visit and search for “BookMania!” or call 772-288-5702.

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