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Title

  • LeVar Burton: National Book Festival 2021

Summary

  • Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden talks with actor and children's literacy advocate LeVar Burton, host of the television special "Open a Book, Open the World: The Library of Congress National Book Festival" on PBS, about the power of reading, story and connection. They also discuss the LeVar Burton Book Club, launched in May 2021, and his time as host and executive producer of the iconic television series "Reading Rainbow." The event features a special appearance by Dolly Parton, one of the winners of the 2021 Library of Congress Literacy Awards for her Imagination Library program.

Event Date

  • September 17, 2021

Running Time

  • 55 minutes 52 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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