May 2000 - Vol. 59, No. 5
The Library Celebrates Its Bicentennial: April 24, 2000
The Library of Congress observed its 200th birthday on April 24, 2000, with a full day of special events.
A new Web site for children and families, draws on the Library's rich Internet resources.
Artists, writers, activists, filmmakers, physicians, entertaners, sports figures and public servants were honored.
Several groups honored the Library of Congress on its birthday.
GIFTS TO THE NATION
Gifts and donations add depth and diversity to the Library's collections.
An examination of two Library of Congress magazines, Civilization and the Quarterly Journal.
A new Web site tells the story of the Library's preservation efforts.
John Cole will receive the 2000 Lippincott Award.
READING, VOICE, PUBLICATION
A symposium and evening of readings concluded Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky's third term.
Robert Pinsky closes his third term as Poet Laureate.
LOOKING AT LINCOLN
"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship" was the theme of a symposium held at the Library in March.
FROM EGYPT TO THE WORLD
The Library hosted two panels on the subject of Egypt and globalization.
Technology and Business Division publishes subject bibliography, "Science and Technology in 18th Century America."
STEPHEN SONDHEIM SALUTE
National Public Radio and the Library celebrate composer Stephen Sondheim.