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Minerva’s Kaleidoscope Homepage

A decorative image of about ten receipt-like printouts on a desk.

Connecting with Collections: Celebrating the Story Cube at the Library of Congress

The covers of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Blue Butterfly, and Stories of King Arthur.

Join Us for Family Days at the Library: Celebrate National Library Month on April 13th!

A letter to Clara Barton, written in precise cursive penmanship. The letter is transcribed in the text below.

Children’s Voices in the Library of Congress: Letters to Notable Americans

A young woman holding a worksheet stands behind a homemade cipher wheel.

Ciphers and Secret Codes: No Security Clearance Needed!

Three children work with their father to create a craft.

Join Us for Family Days at the Library: Celebrate Women’s History on March 9

Presidents as Parents: Family Activities for Presidents’ Day

An envelope illustrated with a fun drawing of a soldier reading a letter

Love at the Library: Fun Family Activities for Valentine’s Day

Dancers in brightly colored dragon outfits perform in front of a crowd of onlookers.

Celebrating Lunar New Year with the Library of Congress’s Collections

Join Us for Family Days at the Library! First Up: Make a Zine on February 10.