Arlington Public Library
Local libraries are wonderful! You can borrow books for free – plus they host fantastic events throughout the year (gratis). Make sure you check your local library for awesome events.
Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble hosts numerous author and book events throughout the DC area (free).
Keep in mind all of the amazing (and free) book festivals in the DC area.
Busboys & Poets
Busboys & Poets runs events with Politics & Prose (P&P) and brings each neighborhood a range of speakers, both nationally known and locally loved.
Metro DC literature, prose and poetry events in the DC area (think G.W., museums, etc) to include: author readings, book signings, panel discussions, book and literary festivals.
East City Bookshop
This bookshop’s mission is to provide community-oriented events, and support for the literary arts at every reading level.
Folger Theatre Events
The Folger Shakespeare Library hosts a wide variety of events, performances, and activities, from theater to literary readings to family activities and more (most are not free).
Kramerbooks & Afterwords
From wine tastings in their bar (yummy), to author readings in the bookstore, there is something for everyone.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world and offers loads of events to the public free of charge, except where otherwise noted. Schedules are subject to change so make sure you check their website for the latest and most current information.
Politics & Prose
This awesome bookstore features loads of great literary and author events (they also serve food and wine). Be sure to check them out!
Sixth & I
This historic synagogue offers numerous literary and author events (not free).
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