Gaithersburg
Book Festival
Saturday
May 19, 2018 10am - 6pm
Gaithersburg
City Hall
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Gaithersburg
Book Festival
Saturday
May 20, 2017 10am - 6pm
Gaithersburg
City Hall
Grounds

Author Archives: Jud Ashman

Special Event: An Evening with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Join us for a special event! On September 26, internationally-renowned novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be with us for a special discussion of her first novel, “Purple Hibiscus.” The event is part of the One Maryland One Book program produced by the Maryland Humanities Council – and it’s co-hosted by Montgomery College, Gaithersburg Book Festival, Montgomery County
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What did you think? Take our survey and WIN!

Dear 2016 GBF Attendees, Your feedback is important to us. It helps us keep our event fresh, relevant, and as good as it can be! Below is a link to our survey, which won’t take more than a few minutes to complete. We are picking a random survey participant and sending them a $100 Visa
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GBF Panel: The Importance of Libraries: Now and In the Future

by Gene Taft If you’re an avid reader, chances are you have fond memories of visiting a library at some point in your life. I remember rushing home from elementary school one day and being beside myself with excitement recounting to my mother how I had discovered the school library and spent all of recess
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The 2016 GBF Children’s Village: About 100 reasons to bring the kids on 5/21!

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the Gaithersburg Book Festival will offer programming for children of all ages designed to inspire creativity and a life-long love of literature in the Festival’s Children’s Village, sponsored by Washington Parent. Made up of events and activities almost entirely donated by local organizations, the Children’s Village will feature some of
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GBF Partners with National Park Trust for Kids to Parks Day

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is joining forces with the National Park Trust to celebrate Kids to Parks Day on Saturday, May 21, 2016. During the 7th annual Festival, the National Park Trust will bring author Dr. Ilona Holland and mascot Buddy Bison to Griffith Park on the grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall to encourage children
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Calling Authors & Sponsors!

Planning has begun for the 2016 Gaithersburg Book Festival, which will be our seventh annual, and we’re looking forward to putting on the most spectacular one yet! If you are an author and would like to be considered for a speaking slot on May 21st, you can find all the information you need here. Please
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An Evening with Frederick Forsyth

Join the GBF and Politics & Prose Bookstore for this very special author event: An Evening with Frederick Forsyth. The Master Storyteller will be speaking about his new memoir, “The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue,” and doing a signing afterward. Books will be on sale at the event. When: Wednesday, October 7, 2015. 7-9 pm.  Doors
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VIDEO: Inside the Gaithersburg Book Festival – 2013

Are you reminiscing about past Book Festivals? Here’s a classic video from 2013. Enjoy!

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An iPad for your thoughts? The 2015 GBF Survey

We are so glad you attended our sixth annual Gaithersburg Book Festival! In order to continue to improve our event, we need your feedback. Please take a couple minutes to fill out our online survey. We are giving away a iPad to a random survey-taker. It might be you! Good luck, and thanks in advance
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Download & Print 2015 Gaithersburg Book Festival docs

For your convenience, here are some printable GBF-related docs. 2015 promotional flyer – black & white 2015 promotional flyer – color Adult author schedule Children & Teen/YA author schedule Marvin Gaye Pavilion schedule (singer/songwriters and poetry)

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The Gaithersburg Book Festival is one of the nation's premier literary events, featuring talks and signings by some of the world's top authors, writing workshops, children's activities and performances, literary exhibitors, book sales, music, food, and fun for everyone!
Starts: 05/21/2016 10:00
Duration: 6 hours:
Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 S. Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD
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