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Children’s Book and Learning Festival

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Capital Book Fest hosts its annual Children’s Book and Learning Festival presented by the nonprofit organization Turning the Page. The family-friendly festival will offer a full day of engaging and educational activities, featuring an exciting lineup of local authors from the Children?s Book Guild of Washington, DC and exhibitions from the National Children’s Museum, DC Public Library, Washington Nationals, The Nature Generation, Readability, Urban Adventure Squad, The Giving Square, Washington Informer Spelling Bee, and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID). Children and their families can enjoy a variety of activities, including “Story on the Plaza,” presented by the National Children’s Museum and DC Public Library.

Event Details

Host: Capital Book Fest
Date: June 15, 2024 • 10 – 5PM
Location: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 20004
Event fee: Free
Registration Event link:

For More Information

Contact: Jacie Roberts Lallis
Phone: 202.312.1552


June 15
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Wilson Plaza at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, 20004 United States
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