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The 2020 Library of Congress National Book Festival will celebrate its 20th birthday this year! Create your FREE account now at loc.gov/bookfest to access on-demand videos, live author chats and discussions during the Festival weekend, Sept. 25 – 27.  It’s all virtual and...

May 10, 2019.  The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at the Library of Congress will honor two of its cooperating libraries for their outstanding service to readers who are visually or physically disabled. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh,...

The Library of Congress is offering a free archive of online-only news, The General News on the Internet, is a free archive of online-only news sites collected from the web.  The Library of Congress began a new online-only News Archive.  Learn more.   ...

March 13 Intro to loc.gov Make the most of the Library of Congress’ online collections: photographs, maps, sound recordings, films, legal and historical documents, and more. Join the Digital Reference Section’s next free one-hour webinar for an interactive orientation...

The Library of Congress invites organizations committed to the advancement of literacy to apply for the 2019 Library of Congress Literacy Awards. Applications will be accepted from January 14 to March 8, 2019. Created and supported by philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, the Literacy...

Are you an ‘early career librarian?”  Consider a Librarians-in-Residence pilot program at the Library of Congress!  It’s a paid position.  Read more.     ...

The Library of Congress will honor five youth poets from across the country.  Juliet Lubwama, from Downingtown, PA, will be among this 6th class of  National Student Poets.   Read more, including info on Lubwama’s interview. ...

Download National Book Festival posters courtesy of the Library of Congress. ...

The Library of Congress is making millions of its online catalog records available for free bulk download.  Read more.   ...

By Elizabeth Hess The month of November usually makes me think of the upcoming holiday season, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying the beautiful Pennsylvania autumn. After recently attending an eye-opening session at the Pennsylvania Library Association’s Annual...