If you are in D.C. for the Fiesta, you can also consider visiting The 13th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival which will be held Saturday-Sunday, September 21-22, on the National Mall.
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are honorary chairs for the event. The festival will This year's festival will feature authors, poets and illustrators in several pavilions. Festival-goers can meet and hear firsthand from their favorite poets and authors, get books signed, hear special entertainment, have photos taken with storybook characters and participate in a variety of activities. Please visit this link for a list of authors and the genres they represent. The event will be held, rain or shine on Saturday from 10:00-5:30 pm and from 12:00-5:30 pm on Sunday and is free to the public.