national book festival
September 4, 2018
Book lovers of all ages came together by the tens of thousands to celebrate reading and meet their favorite authors Saturday at the 18th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, held at t
August 31, 2018
The Library of Congress today announced the winners of its “A Book That Shaped Me”: Summer Writing Contest, a program that asks rising fifth- and sixth-graders to reflect on a book that has made a
May 31, 2018
December 27, 2017
It's always an enlightening end-of-year undertaking to dig into the data and ascertain which stories were the most popular with our online readers. News items? Auction previews?
September 5, 2017
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced the winners of the 2017 Library of Congress Literacy Awards at the Library of Congress National Book Festival gala.
July 17, 2017
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today that Denis Johnson, author of the critically acclaimed collection of short stories “Jesus’ Son” and the novel “Tree of Smoke,” will posthumously r
July 6, 2017
As we gear up for the 17th Library of Congress National Book Festival on September 2, take a look at this year's poster, designed by Roz Chast.
September 26, 2016
Another fun-filled, action-packed Library of Congress National Book Festival is underway at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
August 25, 2016
As part of the 16th annual National Book Festival, the Library of Congress has added a free, robust smartphone app designed to help attendees get the most out of their all-day festival experience.
August 8, 2016
Last week the Library of Congress announced its full slate of authors confirmed for this year's National Bo