library of congress
April 26, 2019
The Library of Congress will celebrate the 200th anniversary of American poet and changemaker Walt Whitman’s birthday in spring 2019 with a series of exhibits, public programs and a digital crowdso
April 1, 2019
In celebration of the Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz, the Library of Congress has digitized and made available online for the first time the
February 7, 2019
The Library of Congress announced that it has received a $540,000 grant from The Andrew W.
January 16, 2019
The Library of Congress has acquired and made available online the Omar Ibn Said Collection, which incl
November 30, 2018
"If we didn't already have libraries, they would now have to be invented. They are the keys to American success in fully exploiting the information highways of the future," wrote James H.
November 15, 2018
On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
October 23, 2018
A new book, “Game Faces: Early Baseball Cards from the Library of Congress,” offers baseball fans and historians a visual delight that showcases early baseball cards from the 19th and early 20th ce
October 18, 2018
The largest collection of the papers of President Theodore Roosevelt, documenting his extraordinary career in the White House and as vice president, governor of New York, and as a naturalist, write
October 9, 2018
We were saddened to learn last week of the death of Jay Kislak, an extraordinary collector and a generous philanthropist to several libraries, including the Library of Congress and the Kislak Cente
September 4, 2018
Three organizations working to expand literacy and promote reading in the United States and worldwide were awarded the 2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards at the National Book Festival gala, L