Center for the Book

October 25, 2017
The Letters About Literature program kicks off its 25th annual competition, run by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, with a special webinar for educators interested in learning mo
June 3, 2016
Letters About Literature, a Library of Congress national reading- and writing-promotion program that asks young people in grades 4 through 12 to write to an author (living or deceased) about how hi
April 20, 2016
Acting Librarian of Congress David S. Mao today announced two leadership appointments.
October 28, 2015
Acting Librarian of Congress David S. Mao today announced the recipients of the 2015 Library of Congress Literacy Awards, a program originated and sponsored by philanthropist David M. Rubenstein.
June 30, 2015
Letters About Literature, a Library of Congress national reading and writing program that asks young people in grades 4 through 12 to write to an author (living or deceased) about how his or her bo
September 24, 2014
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Library’s Rare Book and Special Collections Division, along with the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) and the Fellow
September 1, 2014
Librarian of Congress James H.
June 3, 2014
Letters About Literature, a national reading and writing program that asks young people in grades 4 through 12 to write to an author (living or deceased) about how his or her book affected their li
September 23, 2013
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has chosen the winners of the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards, a new program originated and sponsored by philanthropist David M. Rubenstein.
August 21, 2013
The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America announces the winners of the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest.