2021 National Book Festival

Friday, September 17th, 2021 - Sunday, September 26th, 2021

A 10-day event with the theme, “Open a Book, Open the World.”

Welcome to the 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival, where you can create your own festival experience from a variety of programs and formats with an expanded schedule over 10 days.

Create your National Book Festival Experience your way:

- Engage with your favorite authors through virtual live events and on-demand videos
- Watch a national television special produced with PBS Books
- Listen to a podcast interview on the go from NPR
- Attend an in-person ticketed event at the Library
- Explore new books on the festival website
- Learn about your national library and its collections
- Share your experience on social media and invite others to join

The Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue SE

Washington, DC

38.8868614, -77.004789

2021 National Book Festival