Senate Panel Backs Enoch Pratt Library CEO To Lead Library Of CongressThe Senate Rules Committee has endorsed the longtime head of Baltimore's library system to be the next Librarian of Congress.
National Book Festival To Feature More Than 175 AuthorsMore than 175 authors, poets and illustrators have signed on to participate in this year's National Book Festival over Labor Day weekend.
National Book Festival Opens, Moves Inside SaturdayThe National Book Festival has moved inside and is opening to the public in the Washington Convention Center this weekend after a decade on the National Mall.
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Library Of Congress Names Charles Wright 20th U.S. Poet LaureateThe Library of Congress has chosen Southern writer Charles Wright to serve as the nation's next poet laureate beginning this fall.
Rubenstein To Lead Council For Library Of CongressBusinessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein will become the next chairman of an advisory group that helps to guide the Library of Congress in Washington.
U2, Linda Ronstadt Among 25 Albums To Be PreservedU2's classic album "The Joshua Tree," Linda Ronstadt's "Heart Like a Wheel" and an early, influential Christian rock album will play on forever, or at least as long as the Library of Congress is around.
Library Of Congress Launches 'Songs Of America' OnlineThe Library of Congress is opening a new digital collection of the "Songs of America" to help teach the nation's history through music.
Records Of Max Roach Go To Library Of CongressMusic and records from one of the creators of modern jazz drumming, Max Roach, will be preserved at the Library of Congress.
Kate DiCamillo Named Youth Literature Ambassador Kate DiCamillo, the best-selling author of "Because of Winn-Dixie" and "The Tale of Despereaux," is taking on a new role to promote youth literature and reading nationwide.
Library Of Congress Displays 1st U.S. Map In ExhibitThe first map of the United States to be compiled, printed and published in America when the nation was newly independent is going on display at the Library of Congress.
Library To Preserve Archive Of Public BroadcastingEarly interviews with John F. Kennedy, Hubert Humphrey and Ronald Reagan are part of a collection of public broadcast recordings dating to the 1950s that will be preserved at the Library of Congress.