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A Twitter Pre-Party to Get You in the Festival Mood

2015 National Book Festival Twitter Pre-Party

2015 National Book Festival Twitter Pre-Party

Fifteen years is a big anniversary and that’s why we keep adding on ways to celebrate the upcoming 15th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival. This year’s festival will take place over Labor Day Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., and we are getting in the mood with a festival pre-party on Twitter!

Join our Twitter Pre-Party on Thursday, Sept.3, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET by following @Library Congress and using the hashtag #NatBookFest15. The Library of Congress is hosting the event and we’re inviting festival authors, sponsors, and festivalgoers like you to attend our virtual party.

Long-term attendees can share favorite festival memories, and newcomers can hear useful tips for maximizing the festival experience. Everyone is invited to join in the conversation, answer questions and get ready for this year’s milestone event.

We hope to see you at the Twitter Pre-Party on Sept. 3 and at the National Book Festival on Sept. 5.


  1. Ashira
    August 19, 2015 at 1:44 pm

    I wonder who this will reach.

    I think it sucks your festival is on a Saturday and not only that, but always and only. This is not a true national book festival, because if it were you would realize there are people who won’t come because of when it is. It excludes a very particular group of people, and it’s not difficult to figure out what that group is.

  2. Lola Pyne
    August 19, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    We strive to select a date each year for the annual Library of Congress National Book Festival that works for the public as well as for the numerous invited authors, and as a result the all-day event falls on the weekend.

  3. Joan Rizek
    September 3, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    Always glad to be at the National Book Festival. I am especially happy this year, that The Library Pavilion will be hosting several alternative forms of reading. Decoding Dyslexia and AIM will be represented in assistive technology, because Every Student Deserves to Read.


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