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National Book Festival

Junior League of Washington Members Celebrate Literacy at the National Book Festival, Sponsored by the Library of Congress

The 15th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place Saturday, September 5, 2015, at the Washington Convention Center. To mark this anniversary, as well as the 200th anniversary of the Library’s acquisition of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library, the festival will have as its theme Jefferson’s quote, “I Cannot Live Without Books.”  Follow the National Book Festival online here.

Hundreds of Junior League of Washington (JLW) volunteers will join the Library of Congress to promote literacy at the 2015 National Book Festival on Saturday, September 5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.