A gallery of images and downloadable PDFs of posters from the Library of Congress National Book Festival from 2001-2018.
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden has announced that Richard Ford, author of “Independence Day” – the first novel to win both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award – will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival on Aug. 31. “He has been called […]
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be among the featured speakers at the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival, along with dozens of best-selling authors, novelists, historians, poets and children’s writers, the Library announced today. This year’s festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the […]
Video presentations from the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival are now available on the Library’s website.
Getting ready to attend the 2018 National Book Festival here in D.C.? Here are some tips to make it easier for you to get here and enjoy your day: Download the App. There’s a version of the National Book Festival App for all smartphones, and you’ll find it to be a great way to plan your […]
C-SPAN2’s Book TV has covered the National Book Festival since its founding and will be back with live coverage for the 18th year this year. Peter Slen, senior executive producer of Book TV, discusses how Book TV became a destination for authors and books. How did C-SPAN2’s Book TV get started – and how has […]
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 […]
The National Book Festival is free to the public, thanks to our sponsors and supporters. This includes the generous members of the Booklovers Circle who make a gift of $1,000 to support the festival and can experience the festival in a whole new way. Booklovers are recognized for their support with expedited entry, two Booklovers […]
The days are ticking off until the Library of Congress National Book Festival, which will take place over Labor Day Weekend. And with just over a week to go until the 18th annual literary extravaganza, we can’t wait to celebrate with you — so we will start the celebration early! You can virtually attend our […]
What? You haven’t decided whether or not you’re going to be coming to Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Sept. 1 for the Library of Congress National Book Festival? Well, here’s ten things about the festival that should help you make up your mind: A Spectacular Setting. Washington, D.C. is a great city to visit, and the […]