How do we learn to understand each other? Understanding those with whom we don’t share culture, or language, or appearance, is a skill, and a skill that can be honed from a very young age. On March 12, the Library of Congress and We Need Diverse Books present “Listening, Learning, Creating Communities,” a virtual symposium […]
Today, on Read Across America Day, we celebrate reading like a writer, and share more advice from children’s and YA authors. Previously on this blog, we shared a post with words of advice on writing from YA authors. To see the full author talk from which each excerpt is drawn, click on the links listed after […]
A whirlwind introduction to diverse stories in hockey and hockey resources in the Library’s collections.
Kids of all ages can be copyright owners. This post from the U.S. Copyright Office shares six concepts that will help kids better understand copyright.
Ideas for exploring panoramic maps in the collection of the Library with kids.
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.
Call for questions from kids for an upcoming program with author and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds.
On the anniversary of Rosa Parks’s birth, this post considers her as represented in the exhibition Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words and suggests related activities and resources for families.
A celebration of reading aloud using images from the Library collections for World Read Aloud Day.