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Gaithersburg City Hall|31 S Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD | Map

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The Gaithersburg Book Festival is a free annual celebration of great books and great writing that has made its mark as one of the nation’s top literary events. More than 100 featured best-selling and award-winning authors – including Ben Bradlee Jr., Gennifer Choldenko, Dhionelle Clayton, Alan Gratz , Anne Hillerman, Bob Levey, Jessica Long, Elinor Lipman, Gary Schmidt, Etan Thomas, Jeff Zentner and more – will participate in panel discussions and book signings at the festival on May 18, 2019. Other activities include free, interactive writing workshops, a Children’s Village, literary exhibitors, the Brew and Vine Cafe featuring live entertainment, and onsite book sales by Politics & Prose. Admission, parking and accessible shuttle buses from Shady Grove Metro and Lakeforest Mall are FREE.