Get Involved

Volunteer with DBF 2017


The Dublin Book Festival will take place 2-5 November 2017. If you would like to get involved this year, please keep an eye on our website, Facebook and Twitter pages for opportunities and information closer to the festival.


Friends of the Festival


Dublin Book Festival is delighted to offer the following membership options. All levels of membership are limited, so contact us as soon as possible.


Level One Friends membership:

  • Individual Level One membership €15
  • Joint Level One membership €25

Level One Benefits

  • Online membership card
  • Invite to festival launch wine reception
  • Mailing of the programme before the public launch
  • Events discount


Level Two Friends membership:

  • Individual Level Two Membership €75
  • Joint Level Two Membership €130

Level Two Benefits

  • Online membership card
  • Advanced mailing of the programme
  • Events discount
  • Invite to festival launch wine reception
  • Invite to opening and closing events
  • Name listed in the programme (Friends Page – if joined before September 26th 2016)*
  • Advanced booking before the box office opens to the general public for up to 10 events (20 events if buying Joint Membership). Limited to 2 seats per event, or 4 seats for children’s events.


Patron level membership:

€500 individual

€750 joint

  • Level 1 & 2 benefits
  • Personal free half-page ad in the festival programme
  • One signed book of any DBF author
  • Gift of 5 level one memberships
  • Opportunity to suggest authors for the following year – private poll
  • Opportunity to suggest books for the book club – private poll
  • Name on banner to be hung at Smock Alley during the festival
  • Name on website

Please address all enquiries to:

*Friends availing of membership before September 26th will have the option of having their names listed in the 2016 programme.