Free Webinar—Teaching Poetry: Living Nations, Living Words on March 24, 4-5 ET

Join us for an engaging and generative teacher-focused conversation on “Living Nations, Living Words,” U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s signature project. Leading the discussion will be specialists from the Library of Congress and members of the National Council of Teachers of English and the National Council for the Social Studies.

Made at the Library: “Rediscovering Eleanor Roosevelt” on March 18

On Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m. ET, David Michaelis discusses his new biography of Eleanor Roosevelt (“Eleanor”) with Colleen Shogan, senior vice president and director of the David M. Rubenstein Center at the White House Historical Association, and Library of Congress Manuscript Division staff. This is the first event in a new series called Made at the Library, which focuses on books that have been substantially written using the Library of Congress’ extraordinary collections.

2021 National Book Festival Presents Series Opens With “Giants of Racial Justice”

On Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. ET, Peniel E. Joseph (“The Sword and the Shield”) and Tamara Payne (“The Dead Are Arising”) will discuss their books on Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. in a National Book Festival Presents virtual program with Eric Deggans, NPR’s TV critic and media analyst-contributor for MSNBC and NBC News.