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Book Festival Children’s Guide Available

Hot off the press! The Children’s Guide to 2018 National Book Festival is now available for download. With more than 100 stellar authors, nine stages, the Library of Congress Pavilion and a bustling Family-Friendly Activities area, there is truly something for everyone at this 18th annual celebration of books and reading.

>> Download the 2018 National Book Festival Children’s Guide.

Cover of 2018 National Book Festival Children's Guide

We collaborated with our friends at the Mensa Foundation to again produce our popular guide the festival, which highlights all of the authors, areas and activities that are particularly appealing to children and teens. Plan out your festival day in advance and complete fun activity pages on-site with your young readers. Fun for the whole family awaits this Saturday at the National Book Festivalwe hope to see you there!

The 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival, which is free for everyone, will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, Aug. 31. The festival is made possible by the generosity of sponsors. You too can support the festival by making a gift now.

One Comment

  1. Marcia McAdoo
    September 2, 2018 at 8:32 am

    I loved the book festival. I try to go every year.
    I would like to mail you a check to help support the Book Festival. Who/where should I send it? Should I address it to “The Book Festival” or to the Library of Congress Or?
    Thank you for a fabulous Festival.

    I would like to be 2 people so I can listen to the adult material and also the young people’s material.

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