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Program National Book Festival

About this Program

The Library of Congress National Book Festival is an annual literary event that brings together best-selling authors and thousands of book fans for author talks, panel discussions, book signings and other activities. The 20th Library of Congress National Book Festival will celebrate “American Ingenuity” in 2020, featuring the creativity and inspiration of some of the nation’s most gifted authors in a reimagined virtual festival the weekend of Sept. 25-27.

History

The Library of Congress National Book Festival is an annual literary event that brings together best-selling authors, poets and illustrators with thousands of readers for book talks, panel discussions, book signings and other engaging activities. Over the course of its 20-year history, the Festival has become one of the most prominent literary events in the nation.

History

 

National Book Festival Presents

The Library of Congress National Book Festival now includes the yearlong series of events – National Book Festival Presents – featuring high-caliber authors, their books and related Library treasures.

National Book Festival Presents

 

Videos

Browse and view dozens of presentations by authors, poets, storytellers and illustrators from the history of the National Book Festival.

Videos

 

Support

Spread the joy of reading with your gift to support the Library of Congress National Book Festival.

Support

 

Contact Us

Contact Us

 

National Book Festival Blog

The official blog of the National Book Festival

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