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Minerva’s Kaleidoscope Homepage

A large pumpkin, painted black with purple tentacles, sits on a wooden deck. Atop the pumpkin sits a mannequin torso and head painted to look like Ursula from The Little Mermaid.

Halloween Family Day- Your Favorite Ghoulish Gourds

Photograph shows baseball players on the field during a game at Ebbets Field with grandstands and light towers in the background, in Brooklyn, New York.

Baseball History: Reflections & Family Story Activities

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Halloween Puzzles from the Library of Congress’s Newspaper Collections

Promotional graphics for Halloween Family Day at hte LIbrary of Congress, featuring pictures of the authors with their books, and the words "Halloween FAmily Day" October 22. 10 am-2 pm Family friendly Halloween activities, 2 pm Featured author program and 3:30 pm book signing and meet and greet with the authors

Halloween Family Day at the Library of Congress: Resources & Collections

Roadside cart with bagged and boxed apples.

Recipes and Collections for “October, the Apple-Scented Month”

Two children seated at a table handling items, with an adult standing over them

Children’s and YA Latin American and Latinx Literature: Webcast and Family Discussion Questions

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Meet Caneisha Mills, the 2022-2023 Library of Congress Teacher-in-Residence

Five authors sit on stage, smiling, with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

Events for Kids & Teens at the Library This Fall

French circus poster shows two performers in the basket of an airship navigated by a rudder and a propeller

“Venturesome Ladies”: Trailblazing Female Fliers