15th Anniversary Library of Congress National Book Festival
Saturday, September 5, 2015 — 12 Hours & Dozens of Authors & Presentations!
The Library of Congress and Honorary Chairs President Obama and Mrs. Obama invite you to the 15th Anniversary National Book Festival, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at the Washington Convention Center. To mark this special occasion, as well as the 200th anniversary of the Library's acquisition of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library, the festival has as its theme Jefferson's quote, "I Cannot Live Without Books." Follow the excitement via our hashtag, #NatBookFest15.
Videos from the National Book Festival
National Book Festival Blog
NEW! 2015 National Book Festival Scout Patch
Consider a trip for your troop to hear from popular authors, get books signed and take part in the activities at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival. And for non-scouts, it’s a fun souvenir of your visit to the festival.
The National Book
Festival Starts In
News from the Festival
August 24, 2015
New App Puts Book Festival on Smartphones
August 14, 2015
More Than 175 Authors to Participate in Festival
July 29, 2015
Thematic Programs & Panels Throughout the Day
July 24, 2015
Sponsor Activities Highlight Festival
Festival Posters & Gallery
This distinctive poster was created for the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival by illustrator & designer Peter de Sève.
Download the 2015 poster (PDF, 1.55MB)
See gallery of all posters
About the Poster Artist