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2022 National Book Festival The National Book Festival begins September 3.  If you can’t visit in-person, several programs will be livestreamed!  Explore the site! ...

Join the ‘Team That Reads’ for Library of Congress Night at Nationals Park on Aug. 30 August 25, 2022 Book and baseball lovers are invited to join Library of Congress Night at Nationals Park on Tuesday, Aug. 30, when the Washington Nationals take on the Oakland Athletics at...

Collection Includes 450 Web Archives Documenting COVID-19 Pandemic February 2, 2022     After collecting a wide variety of web content documenting the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two years, the Library of Congress is now making its growing Coronavirus Web Archive available...

The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held virtually from September 17-26.  The theme is Open a Book, Open the World.  Access the program schedule and Festival information. ...

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Make the most of the Library of Congress’ online collections: photographs, maps, sound recordings, films, legal and historical documents, and more.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.     ...