November/December 2005 - Vol. 64, No. 11/12
2005 National Book Festival
The Library's fifth annual National Book Festival drew record attendance to the National Mall and featured dozens of authors, poets and storytellers in a celebration of read.
A remarkable pavillion, sponsored by the Library at the National Book Festival, featured games, exhibitions and various outlets for expression.
At the National Book Festival, the Library’s Veterans History Project introduced 'Forever a Soldier,' a new book of firsthand accounts of war experiences.
LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE
The Book festical played host to the national winners of a creative writing contest for children.
HELP AFTER THE HURRICANE
The Library partnered with other groups to supply relief to libraries devastated from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
A member of the National Council on Disability reviewed the challenges of the disabled in the workplace in speech at the Library.
THE WASHINGTON THAT IS AND COUND HAVE BEEN
A new book from the Library features architectural designs for Washington-area monuments and buildings.
MIRROR TO AMERICA
Civil rights pioneer and historian John Hope Franklin discussed his new autobiography in a Library presentation.
Ted Kooser began his second term as Poet Laureate with a reading of new works.
CELEBRATING NATIVE CULTURE
The executive director of the National Congress of American Indians delivered the keynote address for the Library’s Native American Heritage Month.