In this Halloween-themed blog post, we share photographs from the Library’s collections, to offer some inspiration for pumpkin carving and decorating.
In this summer-themed post, a former Teaching with Primary Sources intern at the Young Readers Center presents some historical primary sources related to hot dogs.
Inspiration from the collections for celebrating Mother’s Day.
Egg-related resources to celebrate spring, including classic children’s stories and traditional egg-dyeing techniques represented in the Library’s collections.
Ideas for using the Library’s collections to celebrate spring and the blossoming of cherry trees.
Ideas for using the Library’s collections for inspiration to create your own Haggadah for Passover.
A dance challenge inspired by Presidents’ Day and the video directory of the American Ballroom Collection.
Ideas for creating Valentine’s Day cards and gift packages using Library of Congress collections.
Making wreaths with natural materials inspired by images in the Library of Congress collections.
Suggestions for engaging kids in a read-aloud of the book “Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light” by Apryl Stott, led by Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden.