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.
Junior Fellow Paige Collins describes an oral history activities for families she developed using collections from the Library’s American Folklife Center.
Ideas for the Library’s “free to use and reuse” image collections from an intern in the Young Readers Center.
Read across the Library’s collections with this post, which includes suggested books from past National Book Festivals and this year’s event,and a “Read Across the Library” bingo-style game board.
This post about puzzles featured in the Chronicling America database is a repost of an article written by Malea Walker, a reference librarian in the Library’s Serial and Government Publications Division. The piece was originally published on the “Headlines and Heroes: Newspapers, Comics, & More Fine Print” blog on July 7, 2020.
This post explores early 20th century recipes and advice for parents in a cookbook available via the Library’s website.
Printable activities using the braille alphabet and resources for parents on talking with kids about disability from the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled.