The Heartland Book Festival is a business and community partnership in Hardin County, Kentucky to conduct an outstanding book fair for schools, the general public, and authors, promoting reading, writing, and literacy.

2022 Heartland Book Festival

Join us for the Heartland Book Festival on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1, 2022.  The Heartland Book Festival is located at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College in the James S. Owen Building, 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY  42701.


Heartland Book Festival Partners

Elizabethtown Community & Technical College

ECTC prepares people to live and work in a constantly changing world through dynamic teaching and learning environments.  ECTC values community partnerships like the Heartland Book Festival, and ECTC serves as the seat of planning and implementation for the Heartland Book Festival, including author visits, website maintenance, and other behind-the-scenes activities.

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College logo
Hardin County
Public Library
Barnes & Noble

Hardin County Public Library, with 2 locations and 2 outreach vehicles, is committed to enriching the community and culture of Hardin County by connecting generations through learning and exploring.  The Heartland Book Festival is the perfect opportunity to involve families with activities that promote literacy, encourage new writers, and further develop a love of reading.

Barnes & Noble College serves the ECTC campus and is proud to showcase featured author titles at the Heartland Book Festival.  Pick up your favorite titles and browse a selection of ECTC emblematic clothing and gifts.  Stop by the Heartland Book Festival and register for our $100 shopping spree at the ECTC Bookstore!