News from the Library of Congress

March 2019

  • March 7, 2019  (19-025)
    Library of Congress Opens Applications for Teacher-in-Residence The Library of Congress is seeking applications from current civics teachers for a Teacher-in-Residence position within its Learning and Innovation Office during the 2019-20 school year.The program description and application details for the position can be found at loc.gov/teachers/newsevents/teacher-in-residence/index.html. Applications are due on Monday, April 8, 2019.The Learning and Innovation team develops and delivers teaching materials and programs to make the Library’s unparalleled collections...
    • Date: 2019-03-07
  • March 5, 2019  (19-024)
    Library of Congress Announces $1.5 Million to Enhance Teaching with Primary Sources The Library of Congress today announced that up to $1.5 million will be provided to one or more organizations to support the development of curricula, instructional materials and apps/online interactives featuring Library of Congress online resources.The application deadline is April 22, 2019. For more information about the application requirements and selection criteria, see the “Notice of Funds Availability” at loc.gov/teachers/newsevents/.The selected organizations will work...
    • Date: 2019-03-05

January 2019

December 2018

  • December 11, 2018  (18-147)
    Library of Congress Seeks Applicants for Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its 2019 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program. This is a 10-week paid fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about the work done at the largest library in the world.From exploring new ways to support digital scholars, developing new preservation techniques and curating historical materials to making veterans histories more accessible, the 2019...
    • Date: 2018-12-11

November 2018

  • November 16, 2018  (18-139)
    Library of Congress Writing Contest for Young Readers Across the Country Announced Letters About Literature, the Library of Congress reading-and-writing contest now in its 26th year, is accepting applications beginning Nov. 1 for the 2018-19 cycle. For the first time, letters will be submitted electronically. For more information about the contest, including instructions for entering and deadlines for each state, visit read.gov/letters.Letters About Literature asks students in grades 4-12 to read a book, poem, speech or...
    • Date: 2018-11-16

March 2018

  • March 19, 2018  (18-033)
    Library of Congress Announces Application-Development Grant Opportunity The Library of Congress today announced that up to $950,000 will be provided to one or more organizations to support the development of engaging web- and mobile-based applications on the subjects of Congress and civics for use in K-12 classrooms.The application deadline is April 30, 2018. For more information about the application requirements and selection criteria, see the “Notice of Funds Availability” at loc.gov/teachers/newsevents.The...
    • Date: 2018-03-19
  • March 5, 2018  (18-022)
    Library of Congress Opens Applications for Teacher-in-Residence The Library of Congress is seeking applications from current performing arts or visual arts teachers for a teacher-in-residence position within its Educational Outreach division during the 2018-2019 school year.The program description and application details for the position can be found at loc.gov/teachers/newsevents. Applications are due by Monday, April 9.The Educational Outreach division develops and delivers teaching materials and programs to make the Library’s unparalleled...
    • Date: 2018-03-05

December 2017

  • December 14, 2017  (17-184)
    Library Seeks Applicants for Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its 2018 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, a 10-week paid fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about the work done at the largest library in the world.From exploring new ways to support digital scholars, developing new preservation techniques and curating historical materials to making veterans histories more accessible, the 2018 Junior Fellows...
    • Date: 2017-12-14

October 2017

  • October 17, 2017  (17-131)
    Library of Congress Announces Librarians-in-Residence Pilot Program The Library of Congress is launching a Librarians-in-Residence pilot program to offer early career librarians the opportunity to develop their expertise and contribute to building, stewarding and sharing the institution’s vast collections. The application period is Nov. 1 to Nov. 30, 2017. The Library will select up to four applicants for a six-month residency beginning in June 2018. The program is open to students...
    • Date: 2017-10-17

March 2017

  • March 10, 2017  (17-028)
    Library Opens Applications for Teacher-in-Residence The Library of Congress is seeking applications from current world history or world geography teachers for a Teacher-in-Residence position within its Educational Outreach division during the 2017-18 school year.The program description and application details for the position can be found at loc.gov/teachers/newsevents/teacher-in-residence/. Applications are due Monday, April 17.The Educational Outreach division develops and delivers teaching materials and programs to make the Library’s unparalleled collections...
    • Date: 2017-03-10

June 2016

December 2015

July 2015

May 2015

April 2015

  • April 10, 2015  (15-058)
    Library Announces Application Development Grant Opportunity The Library of Congress today announced up to $950,000 will be provided to one or more grantees to support the development of engaging web- and mobile-based applications on the subjects of Congress and civic participation, for use in the classroom.
    • Date: 2015-04-10

March 2015

  • March 3, 2015  (15-032)
    Library Opens Applications for Teacher-in-Residence The Library of Congress is seeking applications from current K-12 teachers or library/media specialists for two Teacher-in-Residence positions within its Educational Outreach division during the 2015-16 school year:
    • Date: 2015-03-03

March 2014

March 2013

January 2013

April 2010

  • April 8, 2010  (10-069)
    "Exquisite Corpse Adventure" Launches Guess the Mystery Author Contest WETA’s AdLit.org and the NCBLA are joining to launch the Exquisite Corpse Adventure Mystery Author Contest. Currently, clues are being posted on the NCBLA’s blog every Monday and Wednesday at www.thencbla.blogspot.com and every Friday at www.AdLit.org.
    • Date: 2010-04-08

July 2004

November 2000

  • November 30, 2000  (00-187)
    Call for Applications for 2001 American Memory Fellows Institute at Library of Congress The American Memory Fellows Program is an excellent opportunity for outstanding teachers, librarians and media specialists to work with the Library of Congress to understand better how primary sources can enrich the learning experience of students in grades 4 through 12.This is a yearlong professional development opportunity, the cornerstone of which is the American Memory Fellows Institute, held in Washington at the Library of...
    • Date: 2000-11-30

August 2000

  • August 14, 2000  (00-110)
    Fellowships in International Studies Available The Library of Congress, the Association of American Universities, and the American Council of Learned Societies are pleased to announce the Library of Congress Fellowships in International Studies. Even as the world is increasingly interconnected, the ability to interpret the histories and cultures of other nations, through their own languages, is a challenge that requires years of patient study. These fellowships will help to...
    • Date: 2000-08-14

January 1999

  • January 21, 1999  (99-010)
    Applications Being Accepted for 1999 American Memory Educators Institute Applications are being accepted for participation in the third American Memory Educators Institute, which will be held in Washington on July 18-23.The summer institute is the cornerstone of the American Memory Fellows Program, and it focuses on using primary source materials in education. Applications must be postmarked by March 6, 1999.American Memory (http://memory.loc.gov) is a project of the National Digital Library Program of the...
    • Date: 1999-01-21