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Mark your calendars for the 18th Library of Congress National Book Festival, Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Washington Convention Center. Follow the excitement via our hashtag, #NatBookFest.

Videos from the National Book Festival

All videos from the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival

National Book Festival Blog

The National Book
Festival Starts In

News from the Festival

March 28, 2018
Leading Historians, Novelists, Poets and Children’s Writers Among Authors to be Featured in 2018 National Book Festival

September 3, 2017
17th Annual National Book Festival Wows Hundreds of Thousands

All Library of Congress News Releases

Festival Posters & Gallery

This distinctive poster was created for the 2017 National Book Festival by illustrator Roz Chast.
Download the 2017 poster (PDF, 4.25MB)
See gallery of all posters

National Book Festival 2012 Press Release National Book Festival Site