Support the Texas Book Festival

Thanks to the generous support of donors, the Texas Book Festival is able to bring authors, books, and literacy outreach to more Texans than ever!

Donor “thank you” gifts!

Festival Friends Pass

If you donate $100 or more we will thank you with a Festival Friends Pass. Festival Friends will receive a Pass that allows priority seating and a priority signing line for designated Festival sessions. Our Festival Friends have helped keep the Festival free for everyone, as well as supporting authors, libraries, and young readers across Texas.

2019 TBF Enamel Pin

New in 2019, if you increase your donation to $150, you can choose to receive a commemorative TBF enamel pin. Celebrate our love of books and reading, along with Austin’s beloved bats! Pins measure 1″ wide.


2019 TBF Zippered Tote Bag

Increase your support to $200+, and you will receive the enamel pin AND a commemorative TBF zippered tote bag! This canvas tote bag will carry your favorite books to your favorite swimming hole and thanks to the zipper, nothing will fall out. Tote measures 15″ H x 20″ W x 5″ D.



When will I get my gift? If you’ve made your donation after Friday, October 18 at 4pm, you can pick up your Friends Pass and any Thank You gift at the Texas Book Festival, TBF Store/Merchandise Tent, starting at 10am on Saturday, October 26. If you have any questions, please contact Maris at

If you need to make your Friends Pass Donation during the Festival weekend (October 26-27, 2019), please come directly to the TBF Store / Merchandise Tent starting at 10am on Saturday and a staff member can help you there.

Use the form below to donate online, or contact our office at 512-477-4055 or

All contributions to Texas Book Festival are tax-deductible as charitable contributions under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.
Tax ID # 74-2776425