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Meet Meg Medina: Family Office Hours with the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Posted by: Rachel Gordon

Young readers and families, Meg Medina, 8th National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, invites you to join special one-on-one sessions as part of her Cuéntame! Let’s Talk Books platform. On Saturday, October 7, Meg will meet with a select number of families in short sessions occurring from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. Tickets are required …

Artwork showing title and details for NBF 2023

Stories for Everyone at the 2023 Library of Congress National Book Festival

Posted by: Rachel Gordon

There’s great excitement in the Informal Learning Office as the Library of Congress gears up for this year’s National Book Festival (NBF), one of our biggest annual events. The festival takes place on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C., from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Attendance is …

An 18th century Japanese print shows a girl in a kimono, looking though a window at blooming cherry trees on the banks of a river.

Japanese Culture Day at the Library of Congress

Posted by: Rachel Gordon

  If your family is in the Washington D.C. area on Saturday, April 1st, we would love to see you at the Thomas Jefferson Building for Japanese Culture Day. This celebration is one of the Library’s most popular family-friendly traditions, and a chance for children of all ages to learn about Japanese culture through stories, …