National Book Festival

Library Event
Open a book, open the world. Create your own National Book Festival experience here.

Create your National Book Festival experience with the Library of Congress in 2021 by engaging in author conversations online, watching the broadcast special on PBS, listening to NPR podcasts, and tuning in to Washington Post Live author interviews, all for free! Join us for an expanded Festival, Sept. 17-26, a 10-day event with the theme, “Open a Book, Open the World.”