During this year’s Festival, Library of Congress experts are opening our national library to you in five virtual live presentations! These interactive sessions, taking place Sept. 20-24 at 3 p.m. ET, give you the chance to learn more about the Library’s collections and services, and to connect directly with our experts in live Q&A. From genealogy to Spider-Man, we have something for everyone.
On International Literacy Day, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced the recipients of the 2021 Library of Congress Literacy Awards to organizations that promote literacy, including Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, Parents as Teachers, and the Luminos Fund. Fourteen additional organizations were also recognized.
The Washington Post and the Library have just announced a collaboration to host two National Book Festival programs on Washington Post Live to kick off the festival on Sept. 17. The festival runs through Sept. 26. To mark the start of this year’s festival, audiences are invited to tune in to Washington Post Live for …
We've just announced the author lineup and schedule of programs for the 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival! The 10-day festival, taking place Sept. 17-26, features more than 100 authors, poets and writers in a range of formats — all celebrating the festival theme, "Open a Book, Open the World."
The television broadcast program “Open a Book, Open the World: The Library of Congress National Book Festival,” hosted by LeVar Burton, will premiere Sunday, Sept. 12 on PBS. Television viewers can see an inspiring introduction to the 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival and its exciting lineup of authors, poets and writers in this one-hour special.