Authors and Other Participants


More 2020 festival authors coming soon! Please click on author names for links to online pages! Special Guest Speakers: Steve Piacente * Daniel P. Glavin

Organizations & Groups

“The Kensington Community is so fortunate to have its very own celebration for books!  Every Spring we re-connect with our community to meet new authors,

More Highlights!

Chess Challenge!

Challenge the Chess Master! All ages and levels welcome! International Chess Master Allan Savage will simultaneously play six to eight games of chess at once!


Become a Sponsor

The Kensington Day of the Book Festival is created by the community for the community! Click here –> FORM for sponsorship form Click here –>


Volunteers needed! Helping out at the festival is a fun way to meet people  while contributing to the community and helping to promote and support

Location and Parking

LOCATION The Day of the Book Festival will take place along Howard Avenue, Armory Avenue, and Fawcett Street on Antique Row in Old Town Kensington,

Partners and Sponsors

Please click on logos for websites
Sponsorship levels are named for Kensington landmarks

"The Mansion"

Pauli Bellet Foundation

Town of Kensington

Pauli Bellet Foundation

Fitzgerald Auto Malls

Town of Kensington
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"The Armory"

"The Train Station"

Friends of the Library

Kensington Historical Society


"The Library"

"The Cabin"

Healthy Children-Healthy Oceans Foundation
Spring Bilingual Montessori Academy
Kensington Natural Smiles
Adah Rose Gallery
Jahann and Sons Persian Rugs
Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' International Union
Country Cupboard Tea Room
Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce
Strosniders Hardware
Russia Online Bookstore, Inc