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National Book Festival 2023: Now on Demand

Posted by: Sasha Dowdy

This year’s National Book Festival welcomed tens of thousands of attendees, and we hope you all had a great time. The Festival may happen on one day, but the celebration of books keeps going. All author talk videos are now online! If you missed any of the programs, we’ve got you: they are now available …

Tell Us about Your National Book Festival Experience!

Posted by: Sasha Dowdy A summertime National Book Festival was a first-time experience for many of us here, and we loved the way this year’s Festival brought together tens of thousands of book lovers to gather and share stories (all while enjoying the sweet AC!) The theme of this year’s Festival was “Everyone Has a Story,” and in …

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A Festival for Families: Activities for Children and Young Readers

Posted by: Leah Knobel

While thousands attend to meet their favorite authors or listen to them discuss their newest works, the National Book Festival has even more to offer—especially for families with children of all ages and for teens. Explore a wide array of activities and programs for festival attendees of all ages in Hall DE (Level 2, North Building) of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.