Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Pennsylvania: The Other Side Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon of Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District reads from Jacqueline Woodson's "The Other Side," illustrated by E.B. Lewis. Karla Schmit, head of...
    • Contributor: Woodson, Jacqueline - Scanlon, Mary Gay - Schmit, Karla
    • Date: 2021-05-26
  • Film, Video
    Colson Whitehead's New York Colson Whitehead, 2020 recipient of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, talks with Rocco Staino, director of New York's Empire Center for the Book. The two-time Pulitzer winner talks about growing up in New York, where he continues to live, and how it has influenced his writing.
    • Contributor: Staino, Rocco - Whitehead, Colson
    • Date: 2021-03-29
  • 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 - Michaelis, David - Novara, Elizabeth - Shogan, Colleen
    • Date: 2021-03-18
  • Film, Video
    Ohio: American Moonshot Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book Affiliate. Rep. Bob Latta of Ohio's 5th Congressional District reads from Douglas Brinkley's "American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race." Don...
    • Contributor: Boozer, Don - Brinkley, Douglas - Latta, Rep. Bob
    • Date: 2021-03-10
  • Film, Video
    Arkansas: Lucky to Live in Arkansas Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. French Hill of Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District reads from Kate Jerome's "Lucky to Live in Arkansas." Jerome talks with Jennifer Chilcoat and Ruth...
    • Contributor: Jerome, Kate - Hyatt, Ruth - Hill, Rep. French - Chilcoat, Jennifer
    • Date: 2021-03-10
  • Film, Video
    Maine: The Circus Ship Listen to members of Congress read from their favorite books for young people in "Read Around the States." Each video includes an interview with the author, in association with an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Rep. Chellie Pingree of Maine's 1st Congressional District reads from "The Circus Ship" by Chris Van Dusen." Hayden Anderson, executive director of the Maine...
    • Contributor: Pingree, Rep. Chellie - Anderson, Hayden - Van Dusen, Chris
    • Date: 2021-03-10
  • Film, Video
    2019 Library of Congress Literacy Award Winners Winners of the 2019 Library of Congress Literacy Awards are announced.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2019-08-15
  • Film, Video
    Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practices: Youth Literacy 2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Best Practice Honorees discussed best practices relating to youth literacy initiatives.
    • Contributor: Levi, Alicia - Bridges, Lois - Esbeck, Craig - Swenson, Andrea - Hecker, Mark - Henderson, Bethany
    • Date: 2019-01-17
  • Film, Video
    Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practices: Adult Literacy 2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Best Practice Honorees discussed best practices relating to adult literacy initiatives.
    • Contributor: Diecuch, Michele - Brown, Shauna K. - Parkes, Farrah - Hildreth, Susan
    • Date: 2019-01-17
  • Film, Video
    Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practices: People with Learning Differences 2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Best Practice Honorees discussed best practices relating to people with learning differences.
    • Contributor: Lin, Cheri - Ang, Lorinda - Malzkuhn, Melissa - Bailet, Laura - Obregon, Mercedes
    • Date: 2019-01-17
  • Film, Video
    Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practices: Innovative Uses of Technology 2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Best Practice Honorees discussed best practices relating to technology and literacy initiatives.
    • Contributor: Trucano, Michael - Labin, Danny - Schwartz, Jeremy - Cuesta, Rodolfo Ardila
    • Date: 2019-01-17
  • Film, Video
    Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practices: Multigenerational Literacy 2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Best Practice Honorees discussed best practices relating to multigenerational literacy initiatives.
    • Contributor: Roy, Loriene - Uwandori, Sarah - Gidodizi, Cristina - Cushman, Debbie
    • Date: 2019-01-17
  • 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
    2018 National Collegiate Book Collecting Awards Ceremony Established in 2005, the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest recognizes outstanding book collecting efforts by college and university students and encourages young collectors to become accomplished bibliophiles. Competitions are held at more than three dozen colleges and universities across the United States, and four winners are selected. Cosponsored with the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America, Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies and the Groiler Club.
    • Date: 2018-10-19
  • 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
    2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Through its Library of Congress Literacy Awards, the Library celebrates literacy organizations and the dedicated people who, through passion and hard work, bring education and literacy to an unprecedented number of people around the globe. Winners of the 2018 awards were Reading Is Fundamental, Washington, D.C. (David M. Rubenstein Prize), East Side Community School, New York City (American Prize) and Instituto Pedagógico para Problemas...
    • Date: 2018-08-31
  • 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