Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Children’s Literature, pens his December newsletter.
The Library’s original manuscript copy of George Gershwin’s iconic “Rhapsody in Blue,” with handwritten notations, is now on line.
Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, is staging a virtual tour of 13 schools around the country in the first two weeks of December 2020.
Cary O’Dell at the Library’s National Recording Registry runs our Mystery Photo Contest. He recently wrote about readers solving several photos from a September set of pictures. He’s back with another round.
After the Union victory at Gettysburg in the Civil War in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln asked the nation set aside the fourth Thursday of November as a national holiday of thanksgiving. Congress made it official in 1870.
Applications for the Library’s Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program for 2021 are open until November 30. College students are invited to apply.
Joy Harjo, the first Native American to serve as the U.S. Poet Laureate, will serve a third term in the office, the Librarian of Congress announced today.
Copyright submissions preserve a treasure trove of history that might otherwise be lost.
The Library’s collection of Lynd Ward’s works includes a first-edition copy of “Gods’ Man,” a 1929 wordless novel that is credited as the precursor of the graphic novel.
The copyright applications for the Statue of Liberty are some of the most famous in the Library’s holdings.