Watch Alejandro Danos talk about the importance of literacy. Then #PromoteLiteracy & nominate a group for our Library of Congress Literacy Awards [ Read.gov Link ]
"Daniel Murray was a pioneer in the field of African-American history; a leader in the National Afro-American Council, the first national civil rights organization and forerunner of the NAACP; and a prominent member of Washington, D.C.,’s black elite." - Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

Inquiring Minds: Author Tells Story of Black Elite Through Library’s Daniel Murray | Library of Congress Blog

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Today in History: General Washington writes good news to the Continental Congress, 1776 #otd #tih

Today in History - March 24

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03/23/2017 at 19:43. Facebook
Use these images! They're free and in the public domain. Here's our latest batch: #WomensHistoryMonth

Celebrating Women's History Month

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03/23/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
Dazzling disco balls and platform shoes. Bibliodiscotheque line-up includes Gloria Gaynor and Tim Gunn .

Bibliodiscotheque: Array of Events Planned to Celebrate Disco Culture | Library of Congress Blog

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03/22/2017 at 18:01. Facebook
Clotfelter's family recently donated his original wartime diary to our Veterans History Project (VHP), so that his account of his service will be preserved at the Library of Congress for future generations.

World War I: Norvel Preston Clotfelter | Library of Congress Blog

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03/22/2017 at 15:35. Facebook
ONE HOUR: Watch as Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden hosts a discussion with three dynamic leaders in the arts, in commemoration of Women's History Month, noon ET.

In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress: Leaders in the Arts

Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman to lead the Library of Congress, speaks with Deborah Rutter (President of the Kennedy Center), Molly Smith (Artistic Direct...

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03/22/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Today in History: Raymond Loewy sketches the "Avanti," Studebaker's car of the future, 1961 #otd #tih

Today in History - March 22

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Author Harlan Coben addresses the importance of literacy. #PromoteLiteracy by nominating a group for the Library of Congress Literacy Awards! [ Read.gov Link ]
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03/21/2017 at 20:06. Facebook
TOMORROW: Join Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden LIVE as she hosts a discussion with three dynamic leaders in the arts, Wed March 22 noon ET.

Women's History Month Event Featuring Leaders in the Arts

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03/21/2017 at 18:23. Facebook
Tune in now as Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera reads from his work and answers questions!
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03/21/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
The Library of Congress Literacy Awards is accepting applications but your time is running out. Apply today!

Literacy: You’ve Got Ten Days Left! | Library of Congress Blog

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03/21/2017 at 15:35. Facebook
Yesterday, Deputy Librarian of Congress Robert Newlen & Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden unveiled a print of Martin Luther King Jr. to announce the acquisition of the photographic archive of Bob Adelman, one of the best-known photographers of the Civil Rights Movement.

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03/21/2017 at 11:51. Facebook
Today we mourn the loss of legendary musician Chuck Berry (1926-2017). Explore his life's work in the Library's collections: . Photo: Dietmar Rabich / Wikimedia Commons / “Los Angeles (California, USA), Hollywood Boulevard, Chuck Berry -- 2012 -- 4996” / CC BY-SA 4.0 ([ Wikimedia.org Link ] see [ Creativecommons.org Link ].
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03/20/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Join NPR & Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera here on our Facebook page at 2pm ET on Tuesday, March 21 for a live event. The Laureate will read from his work, talk about his process & offer advice for young poets. (Photo by Shawn Miller)
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03/20/2017 at 17:01. Facebook
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden will host a discussion with three dynamic leaders in the arts in celebration of Women’s History Month at the Library of Congress. The live stream can be viewed on our YouTube channel, [ Youtube.com Link ] .

“In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress: Leaders in the Arts, a Celebration of Women’s History Month” will feature Marin Alsop, music director...
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03/20/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, talks w/arts leaders LIVE Wed March 22 noon ET. The conversation will feature Marin Alsop, music director for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra ; Deborah Rutter, president of the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts ; and Molly Smith, artistic director of Arena Stage .

Women’s History Month: Library to Live Stream Talk with Arts Leaders | Library of Congress Blog

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2pm TODAY! Tune in to our YouTube channel for a special presentation on photographer Bob Adelman, who documented the Civil Rights movement.

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