Northwest BookFest draws thousands of literary enthusiasts to downtown Kirkland | Slideshow

Thousands of literary enthusiasts flocked to downtown Kirkland over the weekend for the 2011 Northwest BookFest.

The event - which was held at various venues throughout downtown, including Peter Kirk Park, the King County Public Library and the Kirkland Performance Center - featured two days of workshops, readings, storytelling, book signings and entertainment.

Nearly all book genres were represented.

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