MIAMI (CBSMiami) – For the first time in 37 years, Miami Dade College is transforming its iconic Miami Book Fair into a free virtual event.
Despite the COVID pandemic causing an in-person cancellation, it hasn’t stopped the fair from still having more than 200 authors and moderators.READ MORE: Miami-Dade PD Responding To Police-Involved Shooting
Because it’s all online, each event will be available where you want, when you want.
“It essentially works the same way as Netflix. We’re calling it the Netflix for books,” said Lisa Mendez, the fair’s director. “People can come back. Watch anything that was live that they missed will be automatically archived on the site and will be watchable indefinetely.”READ MORE: 1 Dead, 2 Hospitalized After Truck Slams Into Spectators At Stonewall Pride Parade In Wilton Manors
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The virtual book fair started Sunday and will be hosting events until Nov. 22.MORE NEWS: LGBTQ Celebrated In Wynwood As Part Of Pride Month
If you’re interested in attending, a free and simple registration is all that will be need at miamibookfaironline.com.