The Library of Congress’s National Book Festival is returning to Washington, D.C., this weekend!
The free festival will kick off Friday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. with an opening celebration before convening in full on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, following this year’s theme, “Books Bring Us Together.”
The genre-spanning festival will feature more than 120 writers who will participate in book readings and signings, live performances, and more.
Some famous faces will also be making appearances at this year’s festival, including Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman, Gallaudet grad and model Nyle DiMarco, and singer/songwriter Janelle Monáe, among others.
Children can also get in on the fun with the festival’s included KidLit and young adult stages.