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NOW IT CAN BE REVEALED: The Book of Secrets & other secret books go.usa.gov/fTqx
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Cultural Contributions: (The following is a guest post by Tracy North, referenc... 1.usa.gov/1Cl0Nfb
A little girl writes to presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln with advice on improving his image today in 1860. go.usa.gov/whYQ
Historical editions of the U.S. Code, Federal Register, C.F.R., and U.S. Reports - now available for free online: blogs.loc.gov/law/2014/10/fr…
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Packard Campus to Showcase Silent Films, 1939: Four evenings devoted to silent films—from opera to comedy and ... 1.usa.gov/11kfPXn
Jane McAuliffe to Head Kluge Center: Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has named distinguished scholar... 1.usa.gov/1sNJoel
Discovery of Extra-Terrestrial Life Will Transform Thinking: Astrobiologist Steven J. Dick, who holds the Baru... 1.usa.gov/1sNFYZ2
Capitol Dome Restoration scaffolding now at base of the canopy (round top of Dome). aoc.gov/dome pic.twitter.com/6SouXZhngF
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Happy belated birthday to the US Navy. Anchors aweigh! go.usa.gov/fqxB
Share your Halloween (and other fall holiday) photos with our American Folklife Center flickr.com/photos/library…
See it Now: Columbus’s Book of Privileges: On January 5, 1502, prior to his fourth and final voyage to America... 1.usa.gov/11eq4MT
One hour until our Columbus Day Open House! Big fun in the most beautiful room in America (some say, we can't argue). go.usa.gov/wQ8T
Don't forget our semi-annual Open House in the magnificent Main Reading Room on Oct. 13, Columbus Day go.usa.gov/wQ8T
Library Hosts Columbus Day Open House: (The following is a guest post by Library of Congress reference librari... 1.usa.gov/ZiiOOs
Summer Writing Contest Winners Announced: The Library of Congress today announced the winners of its "A Book T... 1.usa.gov/1tK3Gl2
How are you spending Columbus Day? Stop in for our special Main Reading Room Open House! go.usa.gov/wQ8T pic.twitter.com/P5OBPvGxBr
#OTD in 1814 the #Senate agreed to buy Thomas Jefferson's library for $23,950 to replace the @librarycongress 1.usa.gov/Zu1sOT
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Congratulations to our World Digital Library @WDLorg on its new-look beta site: beta.wdl.org #WDLBeta
The World Digital Library website has a new look! Check it out here: beta.wdl.org. Use #WDLBeta to share your comments!
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Are you coming to our wonderful open house in the Main Reading Room on Monday? go.usa.gov/wQ8T
Documenting Dance: The Making of “Appalachian Spring”: (The following is an article written by Raymond White, ... 1.usa.gov/1tFKd5a
Author on New Mark Twain Book Oct. 22: Harry Katz will discuss and sign his new book, "Mark Twain’s America: A... 1.usa.gov/1w1L7eH
C-SPAN @cspanhistory has interviewed another of our @KlugeCtr scholars on Native Americans in 19th Century DC c-span.org/video/?321524-…
How Kluge Fellow & historian Sonia Lee used the Library to research psychiatry, race & drug treatment in the U.S. go.usa.gov/pTxY
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Missed last night's outstanding webinar on the Civil Rights act of 64? Listen to it here bit.ly/1xoVPgt #edchat #sschat
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Law Reading Room Closes, Relocates loc.gov/today/pr/2014/… As part of our #ReadingRoomRedo, the Reading Room will be closed Oct. 10 & 11.
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Note: Our Law Library Reading Room will close Friday-Monday 10/10-13, reopen in a temp new location Tuesday 10/14 go.usa.gov/wgaG
Library in the News: September 2014 Edition: On Sept. 10, the Library opened the exhibition “The Civil Rights ... 1.usa.gov/1s6IRUh
This Thursday: Douglas Morton on climate & wildfires in the 21st Century 11:30am Pickford Theater go.usa.gov/wrKR
Poem Dedicated to Library Published as Children’s Book: (The following is a guest post by Guy Lamolinara, comm... 1.usa.gov/Z0zAl8
ICYMI: Newly-found film of 1924 Washington Senators World Series Game 7 extra-inning victory over Giants go.usa.gov/vP2H
Washington wins World Series! President attends -- happy fans storm field … in 1924. We find film footage: go.usa.gov/vP2H
American Girl Author to Deliver Children’s Literature Lecture: Valerie Tripp, an author of the beloved "Americ... 1.usa.gov/10mJ3nO
Library Seeks Halloween Photos for Folklife Collection: The American Folklife Center (AFC) at the Library of C... 1.usa.gov/YUzNq8
Could it be a coincidence? We find film of 1924 Washington Senators World Series win over Giants go.usa.gov/vP2H
Share Your Photos of Halloween: The American Folklife Center (AFC) at the Library of Congress is inviting Amer... 1.usa.gov/1mVags2
Oh, and teachers? If you're not following our special @TeachingLC feed designed just for you, you're missing out!
Teachers: Looking for help in teaching Civil Rights? Join us for a webinar next Tue, Oct. 7 using primary sources go.usa.gov/vQvT
Charles Schulz's classic Peanuts first appeared Oct. 2, 1950. See an online exhibit featuring this & other comics go.usa.gov/vQaP
We continue to seek applications for our Astrobiology Chair. Research on the societal impact of #astrobiology go.usa.gov/pxcz
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Celebrate Jimmy Carter’s 90th birthday today. He was one of 11 presidents Bob Hope entertained at the White House. go.usa.gov/vZSj
ICYMI, this blog post highlights early American beers, including pumpkin brew, just in time for the fall season. go.usa.gov/vYPk
History, Discovery and Analogy: Steven Dick Talks with AHTV About Discovering Life in the Universe -- new on our blog go.usa.gov/pTxY
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Some beautiful illos from our archives of Puck Magazine, via our Flickr page. Have a look. flickr.com/photos/library… pic.twitter.com/h1VzmD7Z5n
It takes a great photo editor to select only 730 out of the 1.25 million "Great Photos from the Library of Congress" learningenglish.voanews.com/content/great-…