News from the Library of Congress

December 2015

  • December 1, 2015  (15-210)
    Library of Congress Literacy Awards Publishes 2015 Best Practices The Library of Congress Literacy Awards program, now in its third year, has just published “Best Practices 2015,” a review of the outstanding work in the field of literacy being done by the three 2015 Literacy Awards award winners.
    • Date: 2015-12-01

June 2015

  • June 15, 2015  (15-101)
    Library Releases New Student Discovery Sets for Tablets The Library of Congress is putting historical documents related to women's suffrage, Japanese American internment and political cartoons in the hands of students and teachers through its three newest free, interactive ebooks for tablets.
    • Date: 2015-06-15

December 2013

November 2008

October 2007

  • October 29, 2007  (07-217)
    New Center for the Book Publication To Be Featured at Book History Symposium on Nov. 2 The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the University of Massachusetts Press has published “Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies After Elizabeth L. Eisenstein.” A symposium featuring several of the contributors to the volume will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, from 2 – 5 p.m., in the Mumford Room, sixth floor of the James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave.,...
    • Date: 2007-10-29

August 2007

August 2002

  • August 7, 2002  (02-104)
    "A Photographic Retrospective of Childhood" to Open at the Library of Congress On Thursday, Sept. 26, the Library of Congress will open an exhibition of photographs of childhood titled, "When They Were Young: A Photographic Retrospective of Childhood." The exhibition will feature compelling images of children, spanning the history of photography from daguerreotype to documentary.
    • Date: 2002-08-07

February 2000

  • February 7, 2000  (00-007)
    New Book of Literary Maps To Be Featured at February 28 Presentation Martha Hopkins of the Library's Interpretive Programs Office will present a slide-illustrated talk about literary maps at the Library of Congress on Monday, Feb. 28, at noon in the Mumford Room on the sixth floor of the James Madison Memorial Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E. Part of the Center for the Book's Books & Beyond author series, the event is free and open...
    • Date: 2000-02-07