The Library of Congress invites you and your students to join in a virtual program that features best-selling author—and former classroom teacher—Rick Riordan. He will be talking with students about his new book, “Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3: The Ship of the Dead.”
The program will take place on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT, and will be streamed live from the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, at this URL: https://youtu.be/gSOqTQojWlM
We thought it would be a unique way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month–as well as the work of our former interns–by highlighting some of their blog posts related to Hispanic heritage.
At first glance, most students, and even many adults, might dismiss these shorthand notes as a page of scribbles, but they sketch out a plan for international peace.
I am a senior exhibition director in the Library’s Interpretive Programs Office, which is the office charged with developing and producing exhibitions onsite and online that show the public what the nation’s library holds and preserves.
Did you know that in addition to celebrating the creation of the Constitution on September 17th, the United States also celebrates Citizenship Day? Citizenship Day recognizes all who, “by coming of age or by naturalization have become citizens.”
I also understand that a lecture, textbook, or slideshow will not engage students in the same way as a primary document. I am thrilled to begin as Teacher in Residence at the Library of Congress for 2017-2018.
The start of the school year also brings with it the start of Poetry 180, and this year is particularly exciting—we’ve added 10 new poems to the mix.
Celebrate International Literacy Day on September 8 with the Library of Congress! This year’s theme is “literacy in a digital world,” and the Library has a variety of programs and resources to support and celebrate literacy.
Are you coming to the 17th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival ? It’s this Saturday, September 2nd at the Washington Convention Center.
This summer, I had the distinct honor of being selected to be a Junior Fellow here at the Library of Congress.