The 25{+t}{+h}edition of Book Fair organised by the Rotary Club of Tiruchi will commence on September 23 at Sri Vasavi Mahal here.

Books on diverse topics and educational CDs will be on display at 62 stalls during the 10-day book fair . The fair will be open from 2.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. on week days and from 10.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. on week-ends.

A treasure hunt on books and authors will be organised at the venue on September 25 for students and others, the chairman, Book Fair and Rotarian R. Panchanadhan told the media on Wednesday.

Fancy dress and book review competitions, panel discussion, voracious reader competition for children, inter-collegiate orchestra contest and inter-school quiz competition will also form part of the book fair. Also on display will be rare collection of old newspapers and magazines collected by Lions Club member Pattabiraman. Training would be imparted to school and college students on ‘Fast Reading'. Noted writers Balakumaran, Indira Soundarajan and Prema Nandhakumar, Tamil scholar R. Ilankumaranar, Rajya Sabha MP Tiruchi Siva, cine actor Sivakumar and cine music director James Vasanthan are slated to speak.