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A Twitter Party Before the Main Event

We are excited to announce that we will again host a festival Twitter Pre-Party ahead of the annual Library of Congress National Book Festival! This year’s festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 8:30 a.m.

For the last two years, thousands have joined us online to share festival memories and excitement leading up to the nation’s celebration of books and reading, and we are officially inviting you to attend our virtual party again.

The festival Twitter Pre-Party will take place Thursday, Aug. 31, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET. Follow @LibraryCongress and use the hashtag #NatBookFest to join the fun along with authors, sponsors and other festivalgoers.

We hope to see you at the Twitter Pre-Party on Aug. 31 and at the National Book Festival on Sept. 2.

The 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival, which is free for everyone, will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, Sept. 1. The festival is made possible by the generosity of sponsors. You too can support the festival by making a gift now.

2 Comments

  1. Allita Irby
    August 31, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    Trying to get on

  2. Lola Pyne
    August 31, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    Hello Allita, follow @LibraryCongress on Twitter and use the hashtag #NatBookFest to join in. https://twitter.com/librarycongress

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