Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Rediscovering Eleanor Roosevelt David Michaelis' new book "Eleanor" is a biography of America's longest-serving first lady. Much of its research was conducted in the Library's Manuscript Division, including the papers of the NAACP and the National Women's Trade League, as well as the personal papers of Kermit and Belle Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt Jr. and Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, second wife of President Wilson. Colleen Shogan, senior vice...
    • Contributor: Flannery, Jeff - Shogan, Colleen - Novara, Elizabeth - Michaelis, David
    • Date: 2021-03-18
  • Film, Video
    Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley Award-winning author Charlotte Gordon discussed her biography of Mary Shelley and her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, entitled "Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley." She then has a conversation with Washington Post columnist Michael Dirda. Gordon recently authored the introduction to the anniversary re-issue of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein." This event was made possible through the support of the John Y. Cole...
    • Contributor: Gordon, Charlotte - Dirda, Michael
    • Date: 2018-10-25
  • Film, Video
    R.L. Stine & the Legacy of Goosebumps Lee Ann Potter, director of the Library's Educational Outreach section, interviews author R.L. Stine about his life, career and legacy of literacy.
    • Contributor: Stine, R.L. - Potter, Lee Ann
    • Date: 2018-10-03
  • Film, Video
    2018 Americas Awards Ibi Zoboi, author of "American Street," and Duncan Tonatiuh, author and illustrator of "Danza! Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México" were awardded the 2018 Americas Award for Children's and Young-Adult Literature at the annual award presentation. The awards are presented annually to authors of U.S. works of fiction, poetry, folklore or selected non-fiction that authentically portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos...
    • Contributor: Tonatiuh, Duncan - Zoboi, Ibi
    • Date: 2018-09-28
  • Film, Video
    Kihara Hirokatsu Studio Ghibli writer, producer and director Kihara Hirokatsu discussed his experience in Japanese anime production and the inspirations for his latest projects. "Anime for All" was a celebration of east-Asian culture, mythology, pop culture and inspiration. It showcased Japanese storytelling traditions that have been transformed into modern day forms of art and sought to illuminate how Japan's ancient history has played a significant role...
    • Contributor: Hirokatsu, Kihara
    • Date: 2018-08-09
  • Film, Video
    Imagination Library Story Time: The Little Engine That Could Especially for children up to age 5, this program featured "The Little Engine That Could." This program is presented by the Library of Congress and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.
    • Contributor: Wertheimer, Melissa
    • Date: 2018-07-27
  • Film, Video
    Imagination Library Story Time: The Gruffalo Especially for children up to age 5, this program will feature "The Gruffalo," written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. This program is presented by the Library of Congress and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.
    • Contributor: Winick, Steve
    • Date: 2018-06-29
  • Film, Video
    Letters About Literature 1: What Is a Letter? The first of four videos for the Letters About Literature writing contest. This segment introduces students to letter writing by defining what a letter is, the different types of letters, and the parts of a letter.
    • Contributor: Creightney, Anya
    • Date: 2018-06-25
  • Film, Video
    Letters About Literature 2: Introduction to Letters about Literature The second of four videos for the Letters About Literature writing contest. This segment introduces students to the Letters About Literature program and the structure of the letter for the competition.
    • Contributor: Creightney, Anya
    • Date: 2018-06-25
  • Film, Video
    Letters About Literature Part 3: Letter Format The third of four videos for the Letters About Literature writing contest. This segment details how to format a letter for the Letters About Literature program.
    • Contributor: Creightney, Anya
    • Date: 2018-06-25
  • Film, Video
    Letters About Literature Part 4: Correspond, Don't Compliment The last of four videos for the Letters About Literature writing contest. This segment explores techniques to make successful and appealing letters for the competition.
    • Contributor: Creightney, Anya
    • Date: 2018-06-25
  • Film, Video
    Imagination Library Story Time: Llama Llama Especially for children up to age 5, this program will feature two books: "Llama Llama Red Pajama" and "Llama Llama and the Bully Goat." This program is presented by the Library of Congress and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.
    • Contributor: Austen, Thea
    • Date: 2018-05-25
  • Film, Video
    Imagination Library Story Time: Laura Murray Especially for children up to age 5, this program will feature reading, music and author Laura Murray. This program is presented by the Library of Congress and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. Murray's book "The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck" was recently included in the Imagination Library.
    • Contributor: Murray, Laura
    • Date: 2018-04-27
  • Film, Video
    World Penguin Day The Library celebrated World Penguin Day with professional penguin counter Ron Naveen, Lilly the African black-footed penguin and Lilly's handler, Amy Eveleth. Special thanks to Oceanites and the Maryland Zoo for making this day possible.
    • Contributor: Naveen, Ron
    • Date: 2018-04-25
  • Film, Video
    Imagination Library Story Time: Rachel Isadora Especially for children up to age 5, this program featured reading, music and special guest reader, author Rachel Isadora. This program is presented by the Library of Congress and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. Three of Isadora's books have been included in the Imagination Library: "I Just Want to Say Good Night," "Jake at Gymnastics" and "I Hear a Pickle."
    • Contributor: Isadora, Rachel
    • Date: 2018-03-30
  • Film, Video
    Women in STEM Careers Special guests from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) lead a program designed to inspire young people to be curious and passionate about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Svetlana Kotliarova, cancer researcher and scientific review officer, and Yuri Kotliarov, staff scientist at the Center for Human Immunology at NIH, highlighted items from the "Scientific Data: Observing, Recording, and Communicating Information" Primary...
    • Contributor: Kotliarova, Svetlana - Kotliarov, Yuri
    • Date: 2018-03-08
  • Film, Video
    Jabberwalking with Juan Felipe Herrera A group of young students joined former U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera to "Jabberwalk" through the Thomas Jefferson Building. They walked, talked, observed and wrote poetry, all at the same time.
    • Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe
    • Date: 2018-03-04
  • Film, Video
    Dolly Parton Interview Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton discusses her Imagination Library children's literacy program and her new partnership with the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Parton, Dolly
    • Date: 2018-02-28
  • Film, Video
    Letters About Literature 2: Introduction to Letters about Literature The second of four videos for the Letters About Literature writing contest. This segment introduces students to the Letters About Literature program and the structure of the letter for the competition.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2018
  • Film, Video
    Letters About Literature Part 3: Letter Format The third of four videos for the Letters About Literature writing contest. This segment details how to format a letter for the Letters About Literature program.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2018
  • Film, Video
    Letters About Literature Part 4: Correspond, Don't Compliment The last of four videos for the Letters About Literature writing contest. This segment explores techniques to make successful and appealing letters for the competition.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2018
  • Film, Video
    Dolly Parton Interview Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton discusses her Imagination Library children's literacy program and her new partnership with the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2018
  • Film, Video
    Women in STEM Careers Special guests from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) lead a program designed to inspire young people to be curious and passionate about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Svetlana Kotliarova, cancer researcher and scientific review officer, and Yuri Kotliarov, staff scientist at the Center for Human Immunology at NIH, highlighted items from the "Scientific Data: Observing, Recording, and Communicating Information" Primary...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2018
  • Film, Video
    Jabberwalking with Juan Felipe Herrera A group of young students joined former U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera to "Jabberwalk" through the Thomas Jefferson Building. They walked, talked, observed and wrote poetry, all at the same time.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2018
  • Film, Video
    Imagination Library Story Time: Rachel Isadora Especially for children up to age 5, this program featured reading, music and special guest reader, author Rachel Isadora. This program is presented by the Library of Congress and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. Three of Isadora's books have been included in the Imagination Library: "I Just Want to Say Good Night," "Jake at Gymnastics" and "I Hear a Pickle."
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2018