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Volunteer at the Literary Hill BookFest on May 1st

  • North Hall at Eastern Market 225 7th Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)

The Literary Hill BookFest provides a venue for Capitol Hill authors, booksellers, libraries, publishers, and other local groups with a focus on books and writers.

Volunteers are needed for all aspects of BookFest operations, including:

Before the event:

  • Publicity/Distribute flyers throughout the city, post messages, etc.
  • Facilitation/Help coordinate with participants and volunteers
  • Logistics/Assist with pre-event arrangements

Day of the Event:

  • Transport/Help convey equipment and supplies to the North Hall
  • Publicity/ Distribute flyers and bookmarks at the market and the Metro
  • Event Set Up/Help set up tables and chairs, blow up balloons, etc.
  • Greeting/Orient visitors to the North Hall
  • Author care/Assist writers as needed, staff author talk area
  • Kitchen Management/Keep volunteer and author refreshments stocked and organized
  • Clean Up/Break down tables, stack chairs, etc.

Contact: Karen Lyon /