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New BARD Additions: April 2022

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in April 2022 by the NLS Music Section.

It’s National Library Week!

This week we are celebrating National Library Week! This year’s Honorary Chair, Molly Shannon, honors the work of her favorite librarian–her mother. Read on to learn more about the history and importance of National Library Week.

New BARD Additions: March 2022

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in March 2022 by the NLS Music Section.

Celebrate Women’s Music History with the Library of Congress!

We continue our celebration of Women’s History Month with programs from the Library of Congress featuring music made by women. You can now enjoy these concerts, interviews, and lectures as NLS talking books available from the Music Section!

American Music from A to Z in the NLS Music Collection: I—Charles Ives and the Concord Sonata

As we continue our A to Z journey through the NLS Music Collection, we take a closer examination of the Piano Sonata no. 2 “Concord, Mass., 1840-1860” by Charles Ives, otherwise known as the “Concord Sonata.”

Etta Josselyn Giffin: A Role Model of Women’s Enduring Leadership

During Women’s History Month, we celebrate Etta Josselyn Giffin (1863-1932). Giffin was the first director of what has become the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. Learn more about some of her achievements in this blog.

New BARD Additions: February 2022

Today’s blog post rounds up all the new digital acquisitions and digitized items added to BARD in February 2022 by he NLS Music Section.