Captain Underpants, the minimally clad superhero, greets fans on the Expo floor at the 2018 National Book Festival. Photo: David Rice.
The Library’s National Book Festival is almost upon us — it’s Saturday, Aug. 31 — and we wanted to remind you of how much fun awaits. I mean, like in this shot from last year, can you really say you’ve lived until you’ve posed for a happy snap with Captain Underpants?
Or, just hung out at the Children’s Purple Stage for most of the day?
Visitors at the Children’s Purple stage listen to a presentation at the 2018 NBF. Photo: Claire Gardiner.
Didn’t think so. We’re looking forward to seeing you at this year’s festival!
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An interview with author Louis Bayard, who will be speaking and signing books at the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Philippa Gregory, the internatiionally bestselling author of historical fiction, will appear at the 2019 National Book Festival.
Vaughn de Leath, a singer in the early 20th century known as “Radio Girl” for her pioneering role on the airwaves, also wrote hundreds of songs and a several stage revues.
Author Monica Hesse answers questions about her bestselling books, including “American Fire” and “Girl in the Blue Coat.”
By the People, the Library’s crowdsourcing transcription project, is calling on volunteers to complete 1,000 pages from the “Suffrage: Women Fight for the Vote” campaign before Monday, August 19th.
The Library’s Free to Use and Reuse sets of copyright-free photographs feature a collection from hotels, motels and inns.
This is a guest post by Guy Lamolinara of the Library’s Center for the Book. The loss of the incomparable writer Toni Morrison leaves a gaping hole in the literary landscape. Fortunately for us, before she died on Monday, she filled the world with prose that touched millions of readers worldwide. Through her novels, children’s […]
The letters, diaries, speeches and other personal papers of President James A. Garfield are now online at the Library of Congress.
Former Little League World Series star Mo’Ne Davis meets with local DC Force team in the Baseball Americana exhibit. Photo: Shawn Miller.