This guest post comes from Audrey Fischer of the Librarys Communications Office:
Generations of former kids who learned their ABCs on PBS will be celebrating todays 40th anniversary of the show Sesame Street. (external link)
The Librarys been a fan right along! In April 2000, for example, when the Library of Congress celebrated its bicentennial, Big Bird was named a Living Legend by the Librarian of Congress.
And Maria (Sonia Manzano) appeared at the National Book Festival in 2004.
Of course, the many books, films and music that have come out of the hit series can be found in the Librarys collections.