Open a Book, Open the World: Library of Congress National Book Festival
September 17 - September 26
The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival will feature more than 100 authors, poets and writers in a range of formats — all celebrating the festival theme, “Open a Book, Open the World.” The 2021 virtual festival programs will roll out over 10 days in an extended schedule Sept. 17-26.
The schedule of programs is now available on loc.gov/bookfest.
The 2021 festival will invite audiences to create their own festival experiences by offering a variety of ways to access programs and allowing attendees to tailor their interests to their preferred mode of participation. Festival content will be available online through videos on demand, author conversations in real time and live question-and-answer sessions. Live events will also be recorded for viewing on demand.