This is the first in a three-part series that offers ideas for families on creating your own puppet shows with Library collections. The series is inspired by the annual puppet show that had been held at the Library’s Young Readers Center the day after Thanksgiving since 2013. This is a guest post by Leslie Long, […]
A post for Children’s Book Week about using WPA posters about reading as inspiration to create your own poster in celebration of books and of reading.
In this post, Library specialists offer suggestions for writing haiku with kids, with illustrations from the Library’s collection of Japanese woodblock prints.
“The Golden Arm” and selected ghost stories from the American Folklife Center for Halloween.
Young Readers Center intern Kamilah Zischang traces her family history and provides advice on how to explore family history with kids, using genealogy resources from the Library.
Halloween recipes and activity suggestions from the past via the Library’s newspaper archive, Chronicling America. The Chronicling America historic newspapers online collection is a product of the National Digital Newspaper Program and jointly sponsored by the Library and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This post describes the Library’s efforts to collect photographs and artwork that represent life during the COVID-19 pandemic, and invites families to reflect on and document their experiences, based on a series of questions.
Distance learning apps and interactives for students using primary sources from the Library of Congress.
Activities for families in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Take our emoji challenge and see a few of the titles that will be featured on the children and teen stages of the National Book Festival.