Gaithersburg Book Festival – Now at Bohrer Park

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Gaithersburg Book Festival – Now at Bohrer Park


Come read with us! The Gaithersburg Book Festival is in-person on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its new, larger location at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. Click here for information, follow on Twitter and Facebook  @GburgBookFest, and watch C-SPAN Book TV, broadcasting live. Parking is free, and accessible shuttles are available from the Shady Grove Metro Station and Lakeforest Mall.


Best-Selling & Award Winning Authors
The Festival features more than 120 best-selling and award-winning authors, including Reyna Grande, Jamie Raskin, John Scalzi, Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, Peter H. Reynolds, Karen Joy Fowler, Adam Schiff, and John Feinstein. These authors and many more will be participating in presentations, panel discussions and book signings throughout the day. You can buy their books on-site at the Politics & Prose Book Store inside the Activity Center.

Interested in writing your memoir? Need college essay help? Curious about the best way to write a picture book? Want to practice writing in Spanish? Hone your writing skills at free workshops led by area professionals and some of today’s top authors and illustrators. They take place hourly and are first come, first-served. Explore free sessions for both teens & adults and children.
Children’s Village
Literature comes to life for children of all ages through interactive activities, workshops, story times, crafts, games and more in our Children's Village. You'll find presentations by renowned children's and young adult authors, stage performances, multi-lingual storytelling, craft activities, word games, and much more. 

This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.


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Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Office:  301-258-7757 

Comments (13)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Roy. Seems as if many things they used to teach in schools must now be learned in alternative ways. The good old days were not so bad! Enjoy your day.

May 20, 2022 04:57 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Roy - may the festival and the spirit of it flourish.  

May 20, 2022 05:28 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Roy... I love a good book festival! Are you and Dolores planning to attend any of the events?

May 20, 2022 05:28 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I think that one of my nephews would have a fun time at something like this, I will have to look for something similar in my area.

May 20, 2022 05:53 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Roy, sounds like an event right up your alley, and hope you can attend.

May 20, 2022 07:29 AM
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Platinum - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great information.  Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend!

May 21, 2022 07:03 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

The Gaithersburg Book festival sounds like a wonderful event for folks in your community, Roy.

May 21, 2022 01:43 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

May 23, 2022 09:53 AM