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The Annapolis Book Festival is free to attend and open to all!

Every year thousands of people enjoy this community Festival that celebrates the beauty, power, passion, and excitement of the written word.

The Festival is celebrating its 21st year, bringing nationally renowned authors to the community to discuss their books and the craft of writing and featuring a day filled with children's activities, live music, food, and a huge used book sale.

 

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A man in a blue vest and light shirt hands a book to a woman in a black shirt
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Three Middle School students look at the camera smiling while standing on the green field
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An audience watches as a man and a woman talk about books at the Annapolis Book Festival
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A woman in a yellow dress sits signing her book at a table covered in a blue tablecloth
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A woman talks about her book at the Annapolis Book Festival
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A woman wearing a blue shirt has a surprised expression on her face as she sits in the middle of a crowd
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A man wearing a black turban and a dark suit speaks to a crowd at the Annapolis Book Festival
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One woman and two men participate on a book panel while sitting at a table with a blue tablecloth
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Two female volunteers wearing white hoodies with the Annapolis Book Festival logo on them smile for the camera
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Two boys and an adult look at the selection of children's books at the Annapolis Book Festival Used Book Sale
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A man in a dark suit smiles while sitting next to a microphone
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A man dressed as a town crier rings a bell as he walks around outside on the Key School campus
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Three First School children play hand-held drums in the amphitheater
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Two women debate a book topic as part of a panel at the Annapolis Book Festival
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A crowd of people browse the used book sale at the Annapolis Book Festival
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A woman stands at a podium speaking about here book to adults in a classroom
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One woman plays acoustic guitar as another woman sings in the amphitheater during the Annapolis Book Festival
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A woman presents her book while sitting at a table with a blue tablecloth during the Annapolis Book Festival
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A woman speaks about her book at the Annapolis Book Festival
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A woman uses a smart board tv to present her material to adults and children in a classroom
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Lower School students sit in the amphitheater watching a musical performance
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A woman with dark hair wearing a dark shirt browses the used book selection

 

 

The Book Besties podcast will be live at the Festival, interviewing authors and chatting about books.

The Annapolis Book Festival is thrilled to partner with Old Fox Books and Coffeehouse, a local bookstore located on Maryland Avenue, as the supplier for the Festival.

Third Eye Comics is back! They will set up a pop-up shop and host author/illustrator panels and activities at ComicKey!

The Two Sides to the Story podcast will be interviewing featured authors and broadcasting live at the Festival


Sponsors & Friends of the Festival


2024

 

Pulitzer Sponsors


Anonymous Logo
Sandy Springs Bank Logo
Koons Ford Lincoln Annapolis Logo

 

 

Nobel Sponsors


Annapolis Pediatrics Logo
Sinclair Prosser Gasior Logo
Best Tile Logo
The Sheeder Firm Logo
 

The
Gable Family

 

The Michael Glass Law Firm Logo

 

Newbery Sponsors


 

The
Attridge Family

 

Mindy and L.J. Foley

 

The Wright Family Logo

 

 

The
Fusco Family

 

The
Lapczynski Family

Bowman Jarashow Law Logo

 

 

Song and Priscilla Pak

Chesapeake Medical Imaging logo
KHA Consultants Logo
Whiting Turner Logo

 

Caldecott Sponsors


222 Severn Logo
 
Cynthia and Julius Clark
 
The
Gallant Family
 
Bryan and Jennifer Klepper
 
The
Strycula Family
 
The
Allison Family
 
Ryan and Kate Curry
HS Tech Group Logo
 
The
Madak-Jones Family
 
The
Tower Family

Georgie and Ted Berkinshaw
Drum Loyka and Associates Civil Engineers Logo
Hudson and Fouquet Salon Logo
 
The
Praley Family
 
The
Wood Family
 
Sherry Carr
 
Michelle and Joshua DuBois
 
Joe and Martha Janney
 
The
Robbins Family
 
The
Lunt Woodward Family

 

In-Kind Sponsors


Anne Arundel County Public Library Logo
JAQCC Group Logo
Book Besties Podcast Logo
Short Hop Moving Annapolis Logo
Chesapeake Family Life Logo
 
Katie and Jib '82 Edwards

 

Friends of the Festival


Animal Birth Control, LLC
The Brockhurst Family
Jerrol and Jade Charles
The Lerner Family
Troy Mayer '06
Meg Murray and Bruce Fleming
Maggie Nespole
Matthew and Jennifer Nespole
Deepak and Lakshmi Ramani
The Sparer Family Trust
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Trish Gallant

Parent Programs & Special Events Director
tgallant@keyschool.org
443.321.7820