The Library of Congress National Book Festival now includes the year-round series of events – National Book Festival Presents – featuring high-caliber authors, their books and corresponding Library treasures. For more literary programs and book-related events, visit the poetry and literature events calendar.
Event2021 Diversity in Children's Literature Symposium Friday
March 12, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Add to calendar 2021 Diversity in Children's Literature Symposium: “Listening, Learning, Creating Communities,” followed by the Walter Dean Myers Awards for Outstanding Children's Literature ceremony. This event, co-hosted by We Need Diverse Books, will demonstrate how diversity in children's books helps us better understand each other, resulting in a stronger sense of community.
EventWar, Combat and the American Soldier Thursday
March 25, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Add to calendar Two of the most prominent historians of war, Margaret MacMillan (“War: How Conflict Shaped Us”) and Rick Atkinson (“The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777”), will be in conversation with philanthropist David M. Rubenstein.