A short history of cranberries through the collections of the Library, in honor of Thanksgiving.
Resources and past performances related to Native American heritage, including a new project by Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, Living Nations, Living Words.
Highlights on puppets and puppetry from the rare book materials in the Children’s Literature Center at the Library.
This is the first in a three-part series that offers ideas for families on creating your own puppet shows with Library collections. The series is inspired by the annual puppet show that had been held at the Library’s Young Readers Center the day after Thanksgiving since 2013. This is a guest post by Leslie Long, […]
A post for Children’s Book Week about using WPA posters about reading as inspiration to create your own poster in celebration of books and of reading.
Online activities celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Veterans History Project through November 14.
In this post, Library specialists offer suggestions for writing haiku with kids, with illustrations from the Library’s collection of Japanese woodblock prints.
“The Golden Arm” and selected ghost stories from the American Folklife Center for Halloween.
Young Readers Center intern Kamilah Zischang traces her family history and provides advice on how to explore family history with kids, using genealogy resources from the Library.
Halloween recipes and activity suggestions from the past via the Library’s newspaper archive, Chronicling America. The Chronicling America historic newspapers online collection is a product of the National Digital Newspaper Program and jointly sponsored by the Library and the National Endowment for the Humanities.