June 9, 1997 - Vol. 56, No. 10
'Rivers of America'
"Rivers of America" celebrated its 60th anniversary at the Library with a gathering of many of the writers and illustrators who worked on the series that celebrated the nation's waterways.
'RIVER OF WORDS'
10 students won this national environmental poetry contest.
The 100-year-old Thomas Jefferson Building was reopened by President Clinton.
COMMUNITY OF CULTURES
The Library's Festival of Cultures celebrated the centenary of the Jefferson Building with multicultural entertainment and food for the public.
The LC Information Bulletin for 1997 is now on the World Wide Web.
A two-day festival at the Library marked the environmental event.
10 institutions were announced as winners of the Library of Congress/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition.
60 YEARS OF POETRY
Poets Laureate past and present gathered to mark 60 years of the Library's poetry program.
Educators from across the country will come to the Library to participate in the National Digital Library Educators Institute.
SOUTH OF THE BORDER
The Field Office in Rio de Janeiro celebrated its 30th anniversary.
'O CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN'
Walt Whitman draft part of Library's "American Treasures of the Library of Congress" exhibition.