February 1999 - Vol. 58, No. 2
The Year in Review: 1998
The past year was marked by historical milestones as well as important achievements at the Library.
FAVORITE POEM GROWS
Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky's Favorite Poem, one of the Library's Bicentennial projects, is gaining momentum and national attention.
The Library is exploring a "meta-exchange" pilot program with libraries in Russia.
MAKING BEAUTIFUL MUSIC
The executive director of the Stradivari society lectured on the Library's world-renowned collection of stringed instruments by Stradivari and Guarneri.
ART OF THE DANCE
A new offering in the Library's American Memory collection features more than 200 books relating to 400 years of the instruction of social or ballroom dance.
MOVER AND SHAKER
A member of the LC staff has been sited as one of 20 promising professional librarians under 30 by American Libraries.