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Stages Spotlight: Children I, Children II and Teens

If you are looking for a fun, fall family event in the nation’s capital, then look no further: the National Book Festival is almost here! This free annual event hosted by the Library of Congress boasts activities for all ages to celebrate the joys of books and reading. It will take place all day on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

This year, three of the 14 stages will be devoted specifically to kids programming: Children I, Children II and Teens. Below is this year’s full lineup of stellar children’s authors, including Kwame Alexander, Ken Burns, Lois Lowry, Sharon Robinson, Pam Muñoz Ryan and more! There will also be a presentation by winners of the festival’s youth summer writing contest, “A Book That Shaped Me,” and a youth poetry slam.

Visit our web site for author presentation and signing times and for more information about family-friendly activities hosted by our sponsors, including story times, crafts and more.

Children I Stage Children II STage Teens Stage



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