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Happy birthday Meriwether Lewis, co-captain of the first US expedition to explore the American West.
Trending: Happy 100th Birthday, Panama Canal: Aug. 15, 2014, marked the centennial of the completion of the Pa...
Our websites will be down Friday night Aug 22 thru Sun Aug 24. Also, DC reading rooms closed Aug. 23.
View the online exhibit exploring the beauty of Ukiyo-E, a unique art form created in Japan & embraced by the West.
A summer chat on our solar pal: NASA's Holly Gilbert on "The Moody Sun" Tue Aug 26 11:30 am
But Did The Author Like the Movie?: Ever wonder, while watching a film made from a novel you’ve known and love...
Get out your sunscreen: NASA's Holly Gilbert lectures on "The Moody Sun," Tue Aug 26, 11:30 am
"Great Books to Great Movies" New at Book Festival: Four literary stars will discuss how books they wrote were...
Library websites will be down Friday night Aug 22 thru Sun Aug 24, reading rooms in DC closed Aug. 23.
Happy birthday Julia Child, born Aug 15, 1912. She wasn’t the 1st American to love French cooking. See who else did.
Astrobiology Symposium “Preparing for Discovery," Sept. 18-19: How might humanity prepare for the possibility ...
FEDLINK Opens Nominations for Federal Librarianship Awards: To honor the innovative ways in which federal libr...
We interviewed @geneluenyang to preview his appearance 8/30 at the @librarycongress' National Book Festival.
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Plan ahead with the Library shop's selection of artistic & fun 2015 calendars.
On Aug 14, 1908, in Springfield, Ill., a race riot shocked those who thought racial violence was limited to the South
Amazing city-sounds of the 20th century captured by Tony Schwartz
Today's #NatBookFest podcast: artist & photog Theodore Taylor III. Meet him in DC Aug 30!
Mmm… baklava, apricot paste, grapes, olives -- a visual feast from the Middle East.
Letters About Literature: Dear Jhumpa Lahiri: In this final installment of our Letters About Literature spotli...
Taking a late-summer road trip? Check out "Language of the Land" for literary maps & authors’ guides to America.
Just a few final touches on our new American Ballet Theatre exhibit opening Thursday.