Ideas for organizing a family book collection, drawing inspiration from photographs in the Library’s collection and the Library of Congress’s classification system.
The Library invites kids & families to join a youth advisory council to shape the development of a new participatory learning space in the Thomas Jefferson Building.
On September 18, author and current National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds will participate in a live virtual Q&A with nationwide audiences as part of the Library’s ten-day-long National Book Festival celebrations. Mark your calendars and follow this link to attend this event live! Jason Reynolds is the author of 14 books, including […]
Suggestions for making the most of the National Book Festival for kids & teens.
Teens share their favorite resources from the Library and their recommendations for participating in the 2021 National Book Festival.
In this blog post, we highlight thoughts from several children’s and YA authors featured in this year’s National Book Festival, about how books and reading have “opened the world” for them.
Ways to build empathy and compassion through the books featured on the children’s stage of the 2021 National Book Festival.
Using Library bookplates and other collections for your own collection of books.
This is a guest post by Amy Ribakove, a Young Readers Center intern who is currently pursuing an MLIS at Pratt Institute. This September she begins her first year as the school librarian at International School of Brooklyn. Special thanks to Sara W. Duke, Curator of Popular & Applied Graphic Art in the Prints & Photographs Division […]
In this post, a former Teaching with Primary Sources intern shares examples of monuments and memorials that are represented in the Library’s online collections, with some activities and discussion prompts for children and families.