International Book and Publishers Exhibition
25.02. - 27.02.2022
Riga, Latvia

Great readings for great readers!

About trade fair

Latvian Book Fair 2022

From 25 to 27 February, the International Exhibition Centre Ķīpsala will turn into an inspiring book town, where writers, translators, publishers and readers will meet. For three days, Ķīpsala will host the most essential book event of the year – the International Book and Publishers Exhibition “Latvian Book Fair”, where a diverse range of books will be offered by Latvian and foreign publishing houses.


  • Vast and versatile exhibition of books
  • News from publishers
  • Book opening events
  • Authors’ readings
  • Books at very friendly prices
  • Events for young readers
  • Developmental and educational games
  • Creative arts-and-crafts ideas and materials

At the exhibition


A great opportunity to take part in the book opening events, meet with writers and listen author readings.

Writers’ Lounge

In this cosy lounge you will be able to meet writers, get autographs and talk to your favourite authors.

Participant activities

Participants have prepared a number of activities to hold in their stands: new book presentations, discussions with authors, competitions. Similarly, seminars and workshops relevant to the publishing industry will be held in conference rooms.

Fun Reading Room

Meetings with the authors and heroes of children's books, developing games, exploratory experiments, exciting contests, witty quizzes and other creative activities await young readers in the Fun Reading Room. workshops

Practical, positive workshops on how to understand the causes of behavioural problems in children and adults. The use of games and play to recognise, reduce and prevent the occurrences of problem behaviour in different environments, including at home, school and work. More >>

Book Exchange Point

Approximately 5,000 books – such is the contribution of the Repository Exchange Fund of Riga Central Library to the “Book Exchange Point”. Visitors are invited to bring books that they have reread multiple times and do not need anymore, in order to exchange them for ones not yet read. The “Book Exchange Point” will have picture and fairy-tale books for children, reference literature, art books and other reading material for book lovers.

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