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2017

May 12, 2017 (17-073)
Golden Age of Pictorial Maps Is Subject of Book Discussion

May 3, 2017 (17-066)
Library to Combine Summer and Fall Youth Reading-Writing Programs

April 21, 2017 (17-058)
Author Will Discuss Young People’s Book on Famous Interracial Marriage Case

April 7, 2017 (17-051)
Gene Luen Yang Launches “Reading Without Walls” Project

March 30, 2017 (17-042)
Author to Discuss Phenomena that Keep the Oceans in Motion

March 30, 2017 (17-041)
Book Talk to Explore How Spain and France Helped America Win the Revolution

March 28, 2017 (17-037)
Library Announces Diverse Lineup of Authors for 2017 National Book Festival

January 31, 2017 (17-013)
Stephen King Joins Library in Announcing Applications for the 2017 Literacy Awards

January 18, 2017 (17-007) (REVISED January 26, 2017)
Young Readers Center Adds Saturday Hours

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2016

December 22, 2016
Forthcoming Events at the Library of Congress

November 23, 2016 (16-203)
Book Talk Highlights James Madison’s Pivotal Role in American Government

October 31, 2016 (16-193)
Former Diplomat to Discuss His Book on “The Man Who Built Washington”

October 19, 2016 (16-186)
First Lady Louisa Adams Is Subject of Book Discussion

October 5, 2016 (16-180)
Pinkney to Deliver Children’s Literature Lecture

September 26, 2016 (16-167)
National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest Winners Announced

September 24, 2016 (16-174)
2016 National Book Festival a Year of Firsts

September 23, 2016 (16-159)
Library of Congress Literacy Award Winners Announced

September 7, 2016 (16-155)
Tickets for Stephen King at National Book Festival Available Sept. 14

September 6, 2016 (16-154)
16th Annual National Book Festival Coming Sept. 24

August 24, 2016 (16-143)
App Puts National Book Festival at Your Fingertips

August 3, 2016 (16-121)
Full Slate of Authors Confirmed for 2016 National Book Festival

July 14, 2016 (16-118)
Civil Rights Activist Loren Miller Topic of Book Discussion

July 12, 2016 (16-112)
Stephen King to Open Main Stage at National Book Festival

June 2, 2016 (16-099)
2016 Letters About Literature Reading-Writing Program Winners Announced

June 1, 2016 (16-096) (REVISED June 10, 2016)
Center for the Book to Hold Three Author Events in June

May 26, 2016 (16-088)
“America Reads” Exhibition to Open June 16

May 25, 2016 (16-093)
Jill Biden to Join Author & Combat Soldiers in Conversation

May 13, 2016 (16-090)
Preservation of Information in Digital Age Subject of Discussion

May 12, 2016 (16-089)
Jacob Riis, Pioneering Photographer, Subject of Discussion

May 3, 2016 (16-079)
Our Presidents As Parents

April 29, 2016 (16-078) (REVISED May 9, 2016)
Color Printmaking Before 1700 Is Subject of Book Discussion

April 28, 2016 (16-076)
Mysteries of Madison's Notes on the Convention to Be Subject of Book Discussion

April 19, 2016 (16-071)
Cole Named Library Historian; Jackson Named Center for the Book Director

April 4, 2016 (16-063)
AARP CEO to Discuss New Book "Disrupt Aging"

April 1, 2016 (16-061)
Library Hosts Events Honorning 150th Anniversary of "Alice in Wonderland"

March 29, 2016 (16-058)
Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction Awarded to Marilynne Robinson

March 15, 2016 (16-053)
National Book Festival Welcomes Extraordinary Lineup of Writers

March 11, 2016 (16-052)
Library Hosts Discussion/Workshops on Deaf Cultures

February 19, 2016 (16-033)
Library of Congress Literacy Awards Initiates State Program

February 18, 2016 (16-037)
Former Health and Human Services Secretary to Discuss and Sign His New Book

January 28, 2016 (16-022)
Library Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Literacy Awards

January 21, 2016 (16-018)
2016 National Book Festival Slated for Sept. 24

January 11, 2016 (16-013)
"Word Warrior" Richard Durham Is Subject of Book Discussion

January 7, 2016 (16-011)
Story of Lewis and Clark's Expedition as Told Through Maps Is Subject of Book Discussion and Signing

January 4, 2016 (16-001)
Yang Named 5th National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

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2015

December 21, 2015 (15-223)
(This event has been canceled) Capitol Hill Murder Mystery Is Subject of Book Discussion

December 17, 2015 (15-220)
Fifth National Ambassador for Young People's Literature To Be Inagurated

November 30, 2015 (15-212)
New Book Shows How American and French Revolutions Influenced Atlantic Areas

November 30, 2015 (15-211)
Author Matthew Green Discusses Minority Party Role in Congress

October 29, 2015 (15-201)
Roosevelt's Decision to Run for Third Term Is Subject of Book Discussion

October 28, 2015 (15-195)
Library of Congress Literacy Award Winners for 2015 Announced

October 26, 2015 (15-192)
George "Machine Gun" Kelly Is Subject of Book Discussion

October 9, 2015 (15-182)
First Collection of Materials Acquired by Smithsonian Is Subject of Discussion

October 8, 2015 (15-181)
Graphic Novelist Peter Kuper to Discuss New Work

October 6, 2015 (15-179)
Texas Center for the Book Has New Home

October 2, 2015 (15-176)
National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest Winners Announced

September 23, 2015 (15-170)
Pioneer of National Black Press Is Subject of Book Discussion

September 14, 2015 (15-165)
Armed Services Editions Are Subject of Book Discussion

September 5, 2015 (15-157)
15th Annual National Book Festival Welcomes Thousands

August 28, 2015 (15-151)
National Book Festival Summer Writing Contest Winners Announced

August 24, 2015 (15-146)
New App Puts National Book Festival on Smartphones

August 14, 2015 (15-142)
More Than 175 Authors to Participate in Library of Congress National Book Festival

August 14, 2015 (15-135)
"People's History" of Public Libraries Is Subject of Book Discussion

August 5, 2015 (15-138)
El nuevo pabellón internacional del Festival Nacional del Libro 2015, de la Biblioteca del Congreso, incluirá a afamados escritores de Latinoamérica

August 5, 2015 (15-130)
New International Pavilion at the Library of Congress 2015 National Book Festival Features Celebrated Writers From Throughout Latin America

July 29, 2015 (15-131)
Book Festival Offers Thematic Programs, Panels Through the Day

July 24, 2015 (15-129)
15th Annual National Book Festival Coming Sept. 5

July 17, 2015 (15-123)
National Book Festival Includes New Romance Fiction Pavilion

June 30, 2015 (15-113)
Letters About Literature Winners Announced

June 30, 2015 (15-115)
"First Lady of the Black Press" Subject of Book Discussion

June 12, 2015 (15-108)
New Biography Reconsiders Marquis de Lafayette's Legacy

June 9, 2015 (15-100)
Artist Peter de Sève Creates 2015 National Book Festival Poster

May 12, 2015 (15-086)
Family of Rosa Parks to Discuss Her Legacy

May 11, 2015 (15-085)
Biography of Andrew Jackson Is Subject of Book Program

April 29, 2015 (15-077)
Special Programs at 2015 National Book Festival to Focus on Veterans

April 27, 2015 (15-076)
National Amabassadors for Young People's Literature to Gather in Conversation

April 3, 2015 (15-050)
America's Original Bohemians Subject of Book Talk

March 24, 2015 (15-047)
Nearly 100 Authors on Board for 2015 National Book Festival

March 17, 2015 (15-045)
Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction Awarded to Louise Erdrich

March 16, 2015 (15-038)
Relationships Between Men and Women in Early America Explored

March 10, 2015 (15-042)
2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival Announced

February 24, 2015 (15-031)
Holocaust Survivor's Story to be Discussed in Book Talk

February 6, 2015 (15-019)
Archivist Dorothy Porter Wesley Is Subject of Book Discussion

February 2, 2015 (15-018)
Library of Congress Accepting Applications for 2015 Literacy Awards

January 8, 2015 (15-007)
Registration Opens for February Conference on Romance Fiction

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2014

December 11, 2014 (14-203)
Library to Host Conference, "What Is Love? Romance Fiction in the Digital Age"

October 27, 2014 (14-188)
Harlem Rattlers-African American Combat Unit Subject of Book Discussion

October 2, 2014 (14-179)
New Volume Provides View of Mark Twain's Roles in Life

October 2, 2014 (14-178)
American Girl Author to Deliver Children's Literature Lecture

October 2, 2014 (14-177)
Library of Congress Literacy Awards to Be Presented

September 23, 2014 (14-173)
National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest Winners Announced

September 8, 2014 (14-159)
1950's as Seen in Look Magazine Is Subject of Book Discussion

September 5, 2014 (14-155)
Biography of America's First Black Novelist Is Subject of Book Event

August 30, 2014 (14-156)
Library of Congress Literacy Award Winners Announced

June 24, 2014 (14-107)
Library Awards Prizes on National History Day

June 9, 2014 (14-102)
Author Michael Waldman to Discuss Second Amendment

June 6, 2014 (14-099)
Author John Muller to Discuss Twain's Days As a Correspondent in Washington

June 2, 2014 (14-096)
2014 Letters About Literature Reading-Writing Program Winners Announced

May 30, 2014 (14-097)
Life of Unitarian Uncovered in New Book

May 20, 2014 (14-087)
Young Readers Center Hosts Symposium on Reluctant Readers

May 12, 2014 (14-081)
Program to Honor 75th Anniversary of "These Are Our Lives"

April 18, 2014 (14-068)
Newberry Winner Lois Lowry, Author of "The Giver," to be Fifth Annual Eskin Presenter

April 16, 2014 (14-065)
Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction Awarded to E.L. Doctorow

April 10, 2014 (14-062)
Authors Announced for 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival

April 7, 2014(14-059)
Effects of Dayton Agreement for Peace Is Subject of Book Discussion

March 25, 2014 (14-054)
Employment Act of 1946 Subject of Book Discussion

March 14, 2014 (14-050)
Library of Congress Literacy Awards Advisory Board Adds Three Members

March 10, 2014 (14-050)
"Great Photographs from the Library of Congress" Subject of E-Book Event

February 24, 2014 (14-036)
Alan Lomax's 1938 Survey of Michigan Is Subject of E-Book Discussion

February 4, 2014 (14-024)
Library of Congress Now Accepting Applications for 2014 Literacy Awards

February 3, 2014 (14-023)
"Being Rockefeller" Is Subject of Book Discussion (This event is canceled. No rescheduled date yet set.)

January 29, 2014 (14-020)
America's Troubled Relations with Pakistan Are Subject of Book Discussion

January 24, 2014 (14-011)
Online Game Encourages Young People to Read Classic Books

January 8, 2014 (14-007)
Library of Congress National Book Festival Presents New Events in New Venue in 2014

January 7, 2014 (14-004)
Cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher to Discuss His New Book

January 2, 2014 (14-001)
Kate DiCamillo Named New National Ambassador for Young People's Literature 2014-2015

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2013

November 15, 2013 (13-204)
"Letters from an American Farmer" Is Subject of Book Discussion

November 13, 2013 (13-197)
Dodd-Frank Subject of Book Discussion

October 22, 2013 (13-187)
History of Paper Subject of Book Discussion

October 21, 2013 (13-180)
Baldacci and Patterson Headline Literacy Awards Event

October 18, 2013 (13-176)
500 Years of Italian-American History Celebrated in New Publiciation

September 22, 2013 (13-168)
First Winners of Library of Congress Literacy Awards Announced

September 13, 2013 (13-162) 2013
Americas Award for Children's Literature

September 9, 2013 (13-145) REVISED September 12, 2013
American Football Subject of New Library Publication

August 23, 2013 (13-152)
19th Century British Expeditions in Africa and Austrailia Subject of Discussion

July 11, 2013 (13-131)
New Biography of Robert Lincoln, Son of Abraham, Is Subject of Book Discussion

June 25, 2013 (13-124)
Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior's Influence on Success Is Subject of Book Discussion

June 11, 2013 (13-118)
Jill Biden to Read to Schoolchildren from Military Families at Library of Congress

June 6, 2013 (13-116)
Final Years of Frederick Douglass Are Subject of Book Discussion

May 10, 2013 (13-092)
Letters About Literaure Reading-Writing Program Winners Announced

April 29, 2013 (13-084)
New Head of Library of Congress Young Readers Center Named

April 25, 2013 (13-079)
Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction Awarded to Don DeLillo

April 24, 2013 (13-082)
Sports Author and Columnist Fred Bowen to Be Featured in Program for Young People

April 15, 2013 (13-072)
Relationship Between Communism and Fascism is Subject of Book Discussion

April 15, 2013 (13-074)
"The Ike Age: Eisenhower, America & the World of the 1950's," Lecture

April 11, 2013 (13-073)
Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway to Lecture May 1

April 9, 2013 (13-068)
Notable Authors To Appear 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival

April 5, 2013, 2013 (13-069)
Cartographer to Discuss Work of Renaissance Astronomer and Mathematician

March 29, 2013 (13-055)
Collector of Civil War Photographs to Focus on African Americans in Book Discussion

March 28, 2013 (13-063) (REVISED April 10, 2013)
Advisory Board Members Named for Library of Congress Literacy Awards

March 22, 2013 (13-056)
Abraham Lincoln's Code of Conduct for War Subject of Book Discussion

March 14, 2013 (13-048)
Pivotal Speech by Daniel Patrick Moynihan Is Subject of Boo Discussion

March 8, 2013 (13-045)
Historic Dupont Circle Meetings of Young Progressives Subject of New Book

February 22, 2013 (13-034) (REVISED March 14, 2013)
Final Volume in "The Washington Reporters" series to Be Discussed

February 21, 2013 (13-045)
Library of Congress "Timeline of the Civil War" Illustrated Volume is Subject of Book Discussion

January 24, 2013 (13-019)
Applications Being Accepted for New Library of Congress Literacy Awards

January 11, 2013 (13-006)
Photo Essay Documenting the March on Washington is Subject of Book Discussion

January 15, 2013 (13-007)
Plot to Assassinate Lincoln on Eve of Civil War Is Subject of Book Discussion

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2012

December 6, 2012 (12-221)
New Literacy Awards Announced at International Summit of the Book

December 4 2012 (12-224)
New Novel Posits "Lost Diary" of Abraham Lincoln

November 13, 2012 (12-209)
Mary Pickford Subject of Book Talk, Tour

November 9, 2012 (12-193)
Library of Congress to Host First International Summit of the Book

October 25, 2012 (12-203)
Historic Dupont Circle Meetings of Young Progressives Subject of New Book

October 19, 2012 (12-200)
Participant in 1962 Mississippi Race Riot Discusses New Book

October 5, 2012 (12-181)
Serial Online Story Created for the Library of Congress Relaunches

September 25, 2012 (12-177)
Americas Award for Children and Young Adult Literature to Be Presented at the Library of Congress Oct. 5

September 21 , 2012 (12-174)
Gadfly of the Gilded Age Is Subject of Book Talk

September 19 , 2012 (12-173)
Harvard Law Professor to Discuss Book on Being a Civil Rights Lawyer

August 22 , 2012 (12-158)
Opera Houses, from Antiquity to the Present, Are Subject of Book Discussion

Auguest 21, 2012 (12-156)
Center for the Book Hosts International Literacy Day Events

June 26 , 2012 (12-146)
Connecticut Center for the Book Moves to Connecticut Humanities Council

July 25, 2012 (12-141) (REVISED August 2, 2012)
"Aesop for Children" Is a New Take in Classic Fables

July 11, 2012 (12-138)
'Lincoln's Forgotten Ally' Is Subject of Book Discussion

June 21 , 2012 (12-123)
"Books That Shaped America" Exhibition to Open June 25

June 13 , 2012 (12-122)
Case of Sacco and Vanzetti Is Subject of Book Discussion

June 13 , 2012 (12-121)
Presidential Campaign Posters Subject of Book Discussion

May 25 , 2012 (12-110)
Letters About Literature Winners Announced

May 18 , 2012 (12-101)
Procedural Tools and How They Are Used in Congress Is Subject of Book Discussion

May 17, 2012 (12-103)
Preliminary Authors Named for 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival

May 16 , 2012 (12-101)
Library of Congress Commences "Celebration of the Book"

May 14 , 2012 (12-100)
Northwest Washington, D.C., Is Subject of Book Discussion

April 19 , 2012 (12-078)
Biography of Baseball Legend Bill Veeck is Subject of Book Discussion

April 19 , 2012 (12-075)
National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Walter Dean Myers to Be Featured in Program for Young People

April 6 , 2012 (12-070)
Latino Writers Blas Falconer and Lorraine López At Library of Congress, April 26

April 6, 2012 (12-070)
River of Words Youth Poetry and Art Contest Winners to Receive Awards at Library of Congress

March 23 , 2012 (12-059)
Author to Discuss Book on Gardens

February 28, 2012 (12-041)
Life of 20th Century's First Woman Newspaper Editior-in-Chief Is Subject of Talk

February 13, 2012 (12-035)
Woman's Building Library at 1893 World's Columbian Exhibition Is Subject of Book Discussion

February 7, 2012 (12-031)
Engineer Who Inspired Wright Brothers Is Subject of Book Discussion

January 24, 2012 (12-019)
Intellectuals' Experience with Soviets' "Great Experiment" Is Subject of Book Discussion

January 23, 2012 (12-0018)
Life of Slave Owned by President Madison is Subject of Book Discussion

January 6, 2012 (12-008)
J. Edgar Hoover's Brief Career at the Library of Congress to Be Discussed

January 3, 2012 (12-001)
Walter Dean Myers Named New National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

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2011

November 21, 2011 (11-227)
Rare Historical Sketches of Washington, D.C., Are Subject of Book Discussion

November 21, 2011 (11-226)
Pioneer of American Documentary Photography Is Subject of Book Discussion

November 7, 2011 (11-219)
Political Cartoon Biography of Theodore Roosevelt is Subject of Discussion

October 23, 2011 (11-212)
Young Readers Center Hosts Anniversary Event for Reading Is Fundamental

October 23, 2011 (11-203)
New Book Honors John Cole's Contributions to Library of Congress

October 13, 2011 (11-197)
Prohibition in the Nation's Capital Explored in Book Talk on Oct.26

October 13, 2011 (11-196)
National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest Winners Announced

October 7, 2011 (11-193)
Mark Geiger to Discuss Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Warfare in Civil-War Missouri

October 6, 2011 (11-186)
River of Words Gets a New Home

October 5, 2011 (11-191)
Navigating Through Digital Information Is Subject of Discussion

September 22, 2011 (11-175)
Martha Graham's "Appalachian Spring" To Be Featured in Program for Young People

August 29, 2011 (11-153)
Americas Award Winner Pam Muñoz Ryan to Discuss Her Prize-Winning Book

August 12, 2011 (11-145)
"Exquisite Corpse Adventure," to Be Published Aug. 23

July 6 2011 (11-129)
Fitzgerald Collection of Regional Americana Donated to Library of Congress

July 5, 2011 (11-128)
Database on French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe to be Discussed

June 21, 2011 (11-122)
Biography of Frederick Law Olmsted Is Subject of Book Discussion

May 24, 2011 (11-107)
Noah Webster, Creator of American Dictionary, Is Subject of Book Discussion

May 24, 2011 (11-105)
Historic Photographic Albums Are Subject of Book Discussion

May 4, 2011 (11-099)
River of Words Enviornmental Poetry and Art Contest to Hold Event with Former Winners

April 28, 2011 (11-090)
Letters About Literature Reading-Writing Program Winners Announced

April 26, 2011 (11-093)
Concert to Feature River of Words Poems Set to Music

April 11, 2011 (11-079)
Politcal Cartoons, 1754-2010, To Be Subject of Book Discussion

April 8, 2011 (11-078)
(Rescheduled from May 4) History of African-American Family Is Subject of Book Discussion, May 23

March 28, 2011 (11-068)
African-American Elites in 19th-Century New York Are Subject of Book Discussion

March 28, 2011 (11-067)
Amedeo Modigliani Biography Is Subject of Book Discussion

March 11, 2011 (11-054)
Wives of Woodrow Wilson Are Subject of Book and Discussion

March 10, 2011 (11-053)
Stories of American Loyalists Following American Independence is Subject of Book and Discussion

March 9, 2011 (11-052)
Washington Haggadah Subject of Book Discussion March 23

February 16, 2011 (11-032)
Past, Present and Future of Printing Are Subject of Book Discussion

February 9, 2011 (11-025)
"Wild Bill" Donovan, Founder of Today's CIA, Is Subject of Book Discussion

January 26, 2011 (11-013)
History of Whiskey is Subject of Book Discussion

January 5, 2011 (11-002)
Washington During Reconstruction Is Subject of Book Discussion

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2010

November 19, 2010 (10-254)
Maira Kalman to Discuss New Book, "And the Pursuit of Happiness"

November 1 , 2010 (10-247)
Galileo's "Sidereus Nuncius" Subject of Conference

October 19, 2010 (10-237)
Book About "Forgotten Women" at Valley Forge Is Subject of Discussion

October 19, 2010 (10-238)
Media Myths Are Subject of Book Discussion

October 13, 2010 (10-233)
Americas Award for Children's and Young-Adult Literature Presented Oct. 23

October 7, 2010 (10-226)
Young Readers Center to Open on Selected Saturdays this Fall

September 30, 2010 (10-217)
Harvard University Library Director to Make "The Case for Books"

September 30 , 2010 (10-216)
National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest Winners Announced

September 29, 2010 (10-212)
Photographer Paolo Ventura Discusses Book "Winter Stories"

September 24 , 2010 (10-211)
"Books as Weapons" During World War II Subject of Author Discussion

September 10 , 2010 (10-202)
Young People's Literature Ambassador Katherine Paterson in Special Program During National Book Festival Week

August 3, 2010 (10-175)
Young Readers Center Offers Summer Programs

August 3, 2010 (10-176)
What to Do This Summer: Enter the Write It! Film It! Summer Video Contest Based on Exquisite Corspe Adventure Online Story

July 22, 2010 (10-167)
Calvin Coolidge Is Focus of Discussion on Civility in Politics "

June 24, 2010 (10-153)
Author to Discuss "The Marx Brothers As Social Critics"

June 23, 2010 (10-152)
Nina Simone Biography Subject of Book Talk

June 9, 2010 (10-134)
Alabama Center for the Book Moves to Univeristy of Alabama Libraries

May 27, 2010 (10-129)
Audio Versions of "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure" Now Available

May 17, 2010 (10-108)
Photo Book of American Music During Great Depression Subject of Discussion

May 11, 2010 (10-109)
Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court Is Subject of Book Discussion

May 11, 2010 (10-110)
Exploits of Baseball's Negro Leagues Before Jackie Robinson Subject of New Book

May 11, 2010 (10-107)
Letters About Literature Reading-Promotion Program Winners Announced

April 20, 2010 (10-085)
Symposium Celebrates New Book on the First White House Library

April 13, 2010 (10-078)
True Story Behind Stevenson's "Kidnapped" Is Subject of Book Discussion

April 9, 2010 (10-072)
O'Sullivan's Survey Photographs of American West Subject of Book Talk

April 8, 2010 (10-068)
"Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book" Editor to Discuss Work

April 8, 2010 (10-069)
"Exquisite Corspe Adventure" Launches Guess the Mystery Author Contest

March 22, 2010 (10-059)
"Church of the Presidents" Is Subject of Author's Book Discussion

March 22, 2010 (10-057)
Library's Baseball Treasures Subject of Talk on April 12

March 19, 2010 (10-054)
"Secret Flights" of the Wright Brothers Are Subject of Book Discussion

March 8, 2010 (10-046)
National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Website Debuts

February 25, 2010 (10-039)
"Island in a Storm" Author to Discuss His Book That "Warns of a Warmer World"

February 22, 2010 (10-036)
"Libraries & the Cultural Record" Honors John Y. Cole's Contributions to the Library

February 22, 2010 (10-033)
Library of Congress to Co-Sponsor National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest

February 19, 2010 (10-035)
"Remarkable" Mixed -Race Family in 20th Century is Subject of Book Discussion

February 19, 2010 (10-037)
Book Detailing Stalin-Era Records of Soviet Intelligence to Be Discussed

February 3, 2010 (10-023)
Influential Lobbyist of the Gilded Age is Subject of Book Discussion

February 1, 2010 (10-022)
New Biography of Media Giant Joseph Pulitzer Is Subject of Book Discussion

January 21, 2010 (10-014)
Center for the Book Co-Publishes Major New Reference Work on Regional Americana

January 19, 2010 (10-012)
Jefferson's 'Flight from Monticello' Is Subject of Book Discussion

January 13, 2010 (10-007)
New York Library Association Becomes Home of New York Center for the Book

January 5, 2010 (10-001)
Katherine Paterson Named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

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2009

December 3, 2009 (09-246)
"The Exquisite Corpse Adventure" Exclusive Story: Episode 6 Released Online

November 30, 2009 (09-243)
Abandoned Children in 19th-Century New York City Subject of Book Discussion

November 2, 2009 (09-223)
Journalist Steven Roberts to Discuss His Book on Immigrant Families in America

October 29, 2009 (09-216)
Life of Stripper Gypsy Rose Lee Is Subject of Book Talk

October 29, 2009 (09-221)
Young Readers Center Opens at Library of Congress

October 23, 2009 (09-217)
Map That Gave America Its Name Is Subject of Book Discussion

October 8, 2009 (09-204)
Children’s Book Historian Leonard Marcus And Children’s Book Writer Jon Scieszka in Program at Library of Congress

October 6, 2009 (09-201)
“Fiction at the Library of Congress” Program on Oct. 23 to Highlight New Website and Library’s Collections of National Book Award Winners in Fiction

October 6, 2009 (09-202)
Pioneering Modernist Designer Gilbert Rohde Is Subject of Discussion By Author Phyllis Ross

October 1, 2009 (09-186)
Photographer F. Holland Day Is Subject of Book Discussion "Through an Uncommon Lens," Documents Day's Life and Career

October 1, 2009 (09-197)
Comedy Icon Carl Reiner to Speak at Books & Beyond Event at Library of Congress

September 24, 2009 (09-185)
Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature to Be Presented At the Library of Congress Oct. 17

August 7, 2009
Jon Scieszka, Team of Authors to Create Yearlong, Serial Online Story, Launching Site read.gov; “The Exquisite Corpse Adventure” will begin at National Book Festival

August 6, 2009
Jane Goodall Discusses “Hope for Animals and Their Worlds”

August 4, 2009
Authors James Patterson, George Pelecanos, Nikki Grimes, Marilynne Robinson, Daniel Silva Join National Book Festival Lineup

July 7, 2009
John Grisham, John Irving, Jodi Picoult, Judy Blume Among Authors at 2009 National Book Festival

June 11, 2009
Center for the Book Establishes Affiliate in Virgin Islands

May 26, 2009
President, Mrs. Obama to be Honorary Chairs of National Book Festival

May 20, 2009
“World War II: 365 Days” Is Subject of Illustrated Book Discussion

May 11, 2009
Director of “Gone with the Wind” and “Wizard of Oz” Is Subject of Book Talk

May 6, 2009
Author to Discuss Three Generations of Interracial Family as Documented in Book

April 27, 2009
Interpretation of Renaissance Maps and Texts Is Subject of Book-Panel Discussion

April 23, 2009
Letters About Literature Reading-Promotion Program Winners Announced

April 13, 2009
“Soul of a People: The WPA Writers' Project” To Be Featured in Panel Discussion and Film Screening

March 23, 2009
Paul Dickson to Talk About His “Baseball Dictionary”

March 3, 2009
Frances Perkins, "The Woman Behind the New Deal," is Subject of Book Discussion

February 25, 2009
Tragic Story of Actress of 1920s-1930s, As Told By Her Granddaughter, is Subject of Book Discussion

February 3, 2009 (09-021)
Author of New Book on Lincoln's Assassination to Discuss His Work

January 28, 2009 (09-008)
New Civil War Book for Young Readers is Subject of Feb. 9 Discussion
First-Person Accounts from Library of Congress Collections Form Basis of Book

January 7, 2009 (09-003)
Book of Library Photographs Reprinted With New Introduction
Center for the Book Director John Y. Cole Writes on “Love of Libraries”

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2008

November 26, 2008
"National Treasures, Local Treasures" Travels To Los Angeles Public Library

November 26, 2008
"National Treasures, Local Treasures" Travels to San Francisco Public Library

November 14, 2008
"National Treasures, Local Treasures" Travels to Dallas Public Library

October 20, 2008 (REVISED November 13, 2008)
Poetry at Noon Series at Library of Congress Features Poets from Kentucky and Indiana

October 15, 2008
NPR's Tom Gjelten To Discuss His New Book on Bacardi Family of Cuba

October 14, 2008 (REVISED October 21, 2008)
"National Treasures, Local Treasures" Travels To Denver Public Library

October 7, 2008 (08-182)
Historian of Children's Literature Leonard Marcus To Discuss His New Book on the Shaping of Children's Literature on Oct. 29

September 23, 2008 (08-167)
Pulitzer Prize Winner To Discuss New Library of Congress Depression Era Photography Books

September 23, 2008 (08-166)
Adams Scholar To Discuss "Ansel Adams and His Books: Photographs in Ink"

September 23, 2008 (08 174)
Center for the Book and Read It LOUD! Form Partnership To Promote Reading To Young People

September 17, 2008 (08 154)
Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature To Be Presented at the Library of Congress Oct. 4

September 17, 2008 (08 161)
Book Publishers To Discuss How Technology Affects Industry

September 10, 2008 (08 153)
"National Treasures, Local Treasures" Makes First Stop At Broward County Library

September 2, 2008 (08 149)
"State By State: A Panoramic Portrait of America" To Be Subject of Library Program

August 18, 2008 (08 138)
Distinguished Writer Herman Wouk To Receive Award for Lifetime Achievement From Library of Congress

July 2, 2008 (08-124)
How the States Got Their Shapes To Be Discussed at the Library on July 15

June 12, 2008 (08-111)
Library of Congress Announces National and State Winners in Letters About Literature Program

May 22, 2008 (08-106)
Three State Centers for the Book Recognized for Innovative Reading-Promotion Efforts

May 15, 2008 (08-102)
The Panama Canal Debates of the 1970s To Be Discussed at the Library on May 22

April 23, 2008 (08-084)
NEA Report on Reading to be Discussed at the Library on May 8

April 22, 2008 (08-083)
Madeleine Albright to Discuss Her New Book at the Library of Congress on May 6

April 15, 2008 (08-073)
Bill McKibben to Speak on "American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau" at the Library on April 29

April 15, 2008 (08-070)
Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton Jr. to Discuss His New Autobiography at the Library on April 29

March 19, 2008 (08-050)
Library of Congress, Bantam Books Honor Louis L'Amour; Author Posthumously Receives Inaugural "Champion of the Book" Commendation, March 19

March 3, 2008 (08-044)
Center for the Book To Host Program About Deaf Perspectives On Library Research March 13

February 27, 2008 (08-040)
"The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food" To Be Discussed By Jennifer 8. Lee On March 17

February 21, 2008 (08-036)
Book Critic Michael Dirda To Discuss "Classics for Pleasure" at the Library on March 6

February 8, 2008 (08-028)
2008 National Book Festival To Be Held Sept. 27

February 8, 2008 (08-024)
Library of Congress Presents Symposium on New Deal

January 23, 2008 (08-015)
Senate Historian Donald A. Ritchie To Discuss 1932 Election of FDR at the Library on Feb. 14

January 15, 2008 (08-010)
Bestselling Author Michael B. Oren To Discuss "America in the Middle East" at the Library on Feb. 7

January 9, 2008 (08-007)
Center for the Book Receives Raven Award from Mystery Writers of America

January 3, 2008 (08-001)
Librarian of Congress Appoints Author Jon Scieszka Inaugural National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.
Program To Be Run By Library's Center for the Book, Children's Book Council, CBC Foundation

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2007

December 3, 2007 (07-242)
New Book on the Making of Liberia To Be Featured At Books And Beyond Talk at the Library on Dec. 10

November 9, 2007 (07-229)
The History and Curse of the Hope Diamond To Be Discussed at the Library on Nov. 16

November 2, 2007 (07-222)
History of FBI Counterintelligence Is Topic of Lecture at the Library on Nov. 8

November 1, 2007 (07-221)
Shakespeare's Genealogies To Be Discussed on Nov. 7

October 29, 2007 (07-217)
New Center for the Book Publication To Be Featured at Book History Symposium on Nov. 2

October 22, 2007 (07-210)
The MacDowell Colony Is Subject of New Book To Be Discussed on Oct. 30

October 19, 2007 (07-209)
ALA President Loriene Roy To Speak on Nov. 2

October 18, 2007 (07-208)
"The Nuts & Bolts of Historical Fiction" To Be Discussed by Novelist David L. Robbins, Oct. 24

October 10, 2007, 2007 (07-203)
Center for the Book To Host Program on Library Accessibility on Oct. 17

September 26, 2007 (07-192)
Library's Map Treasures Are Highlighted in Cartographia; New Publication To Be Subject of Program and Book Signing on Oct. 23

September 26, 2007 (07-191)
Center for the Book Announces 2007-2008 Letters About Literature Reading Promotion Program

September 26, 2007 (07-187)
Martin Meredith To Discuss His New Book on the Making of South Africa on Oct. 11

September 17, 2007 (07-179)
Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature To Be Presented on Oct. 6

August 2, 2007 (07-155)
Center for the Book Publishes Bilingual Volume on Reading Promotion in the U.K., Russia and U.S.

June 19, 2007 (07-140)
"The State of the Book Industry in 2007" Is Topic of Center for the Book Program on June 28

June 19, 2007 (07-134)
Best-Selling Author Michael Blake To Speak June 25

June 13, 2007 (07-131)
Center for the Book Director John Cole Honored at American Library Association Program on June 24

June 7, 2007 (07-128)
Librarian of Congress To Name National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

June 7, 2007 (07-116)
Library of Congress Announces National and State Winners in Letters About Literature Program

May 30, 2007 (07-125)
New Biography of Robert E. Lee To Be Discussed on June 12

May 29, 2007 (07-109)
Five State Centers for the Book Recognized for Innovative Reading Promotion Projects

May 1, 2007 (07-101)
Poet Robert Hass To Host River of Words Ceremony at Library of Congress on May 15

April 17, 2007 (07-083)
Arnold Rampersad To Discuss His New Biography of Ralph Ellison on May 3

March 14, 2007 (07-046)
New Book About First U.S. Diplomat in French West Africa To Be Discussed on March 22

March 5, 2007 (07-040)
National Literary Society of the Deaf Becomes a Center for the Book Reading Promotion Partner

February 13, 2007 (07-023)
Best-Selling Mystery Writer Sara Paretsky To Speak on Feb. 27

February 6, 2007 (07-011)
The Power of Lincoln's Words To De Discussed on Feb. 21

January 8, 2007 (06-238)
Journalist John Dickerson to Discuss His New Biography at the Library on Feb. 6

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2006

06-216
Scholar to Speak on Republican Party and Reconstruction on Dec. 11

06-208
Library of Congress Features New "Women Who Dare" Book Series at Books & Beyond Program on Nov. 16

06-191
Center for the Book Publishes Essay Book Honoring Donald G. Davis, Jr.

06-190
Historical Biography of Woodrow Wilson's Chief Diplomat to Be Discussed on Oct. 31

06-182
David Baldacci's New Novel "The Collectors" to be Launched at the Library on Oct. 17

06-180
Library of Congress Announces National Winners in "Letters About Literature" Program

06-170
W. Joseph Campbell To Discuss "American Journalism" Oct. 4

06-154
Juan Felipe Herrera To Receive Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature on Sept. 16

06-138
Ibsen's Influence on Hitler is Subject of Book Talk at Library of Congress July 19

06-118
Library of Congress Announces State Winners in "Letters About Literature" Program

06-109
Five State Centers for the Book Recognized for Innovative Reading Promotion Projects

06-101
"Renewing American Culture: The Pursuit of Happiness" To Be Discussed at Library of Congress May 25

06-085
Poets and Young Readers Take Part in National Poetry Month April 27

06-082
Poet Robert Hass to Host River of Words Ceremony April 22

06-076
Tom Crouch Talks on Aeronautics and Astronautics History April 25

06-068
James Swanson to Discuss His Best-Selling Book "Manhunt" on April 18

06-063
New Civil War Book to Be Discussed on April 11

06-061
National Deaf History Month to Be Celebrated on April 10

06-059
Maryland Humanities Council to Be New Home of the Maryland Center for the Book

06-058
Former Ambassador to Costa Rica to Discuss Book on Honduras on March 24

06-051
Gerard Gawalt to Discuss His Book About Presidential Letters on March 30

06-021
Former Ambassador to Italy Richard Gardner to Discuss Book on Italy on Feb. 14

06-020
Center for the Book Co-Sponsors Art Exhibition with Meridian International on "The Exploration of Place"

06-019
New Book About Scientist-Explorer Clarence King to be Discussed on Feb. 8

06-006
Nicholas Basbanes to Discuss His Book About Books on Jan. 31

06-002
Jeffrey Matthews to Discuss 1920s U.S.-German Relations on Jan. 27

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2005

05-253
Mystery Writer Dana Stabenow to Discuss New Book at Library of Congress On Jan. 10

05-243
30-Second Public Service Announcement Re: Dane Kennedy Book Talk

05-242
Dane Kennedy to Discuss His New Biography of Famed Victorian Richard Burton On Nov. 30

05-215
Historian John Hope Franklin to Discuss His New Autobiography On Nov. 1

05-214
Edmund Morris to Discuss His New Biography of Beethoven On Oct. 25

05-211
New Biography of Sports Broadcaster Mel Allen to Be Discussed On Oct. 18

05-198
Library of Congress to Join First Book to Supply Victims of Hurricane Katrina "Book Relief" Project to Be Represented at the National Book Festival On Sept. 24

05-197
Editor to Discuss Red Hot Salsa, a New Poetry Anthology, On Sept. 29

05-152
Author to Discuss When the Mississippi Ran Backwards at Library of Congress On Aug. 4

05-148
A Guide to Portrayals of American Military On Film to Be Discussed at Library of Congress On July 25

05-139
Twelve Literacy Projects Receive Grants From the Center for the Book

05-136
Five State Centers for the Book Recognized for Innovative Reading Promotion

05-129
A. Roger Ekirch to Discuss His Book On History of Nighttime On June 20

05-111
Kelly Cresap to Discuss His Book On Andy Warhol May 17

05-83
Poet Jorie Graham to Read On April 26 at Library's Celebration of National Poetry Month

05-66
New Book On the Founding Fathers And the Haitian Revolution to Be Discussed On April 6

05-65
Ann Mcclellan to Discuss Her Book On the National Cherry Blossom Festival

05-28
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to Discuss Her New Book On March 14

05-19
New Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress Is Published

05-13
Historian Susan Ware to Discuss Her Biography of Mary Margaret Mcbride On Feb. 22

05-12
"The Maltese Falcon at 75" Is Topic of Center for the Book Program On Feb. 15

05-11
Journalist Nick Kotz to Discuss His New Book On Civil Rights On March 1

05-10
"Mexicans & Americans: Cracking the Cultural Code" Is Topic of Feb. 14 Book Talk

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2004

04-212
Robert Macneil to Discuss His New Book On January 12

04-182
Authors to Discuss First Daughters And Their President Fathers On Oct. 27 at Library of Congress

04-156
Jack Gottlieb to Discuss His Book "Funny, It Doesn't Sound Jewish," at the Library of Congress On Sept. 20

04-147
New Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress to Be Published In November

04-135
Author Daniel Mark Epstein to Discuss Recent Book at the Library of Congress On Sept. 30

04-134
Young Readers Invited to Enter Center for the Book's 2004-2005 National "Letters About Literature" Program

04-132
Author And Journalist Larry Tye to Discuss "Rising From the Rails" at the Library of Congress On August 2

04-129
12 Family Literacy Projects Receive Support From the Center for the Book In the Library of Congress

04-127
Law Professor John Norton Moore to Discuss New Book, "Solving the War Puzzle"

04-109
2003 Américas Awards for Children's And Young Adult Literature to Be Presented at the Library On June 11

04-108
The History And Myths Surrounding the U.S. Flag: Authors Discuss American Cultural Icons

04-106
Gallup Organization Executives to Discuss New Business Book at the Library of Congress

04-96
Jules Verne Society to Meet at the Library of Congress On May 13-15

04-058
Herman Wouk to Speak at the Library of Congress

04-055
Daniel J. Boorstin Memorial Service April 27 at the Library of Congress

04-052
Mystery Writer Carolyn Hart to Speak at the Library of Congress

04-018
Library of Congress Presents Children's Book Illustrator Jerry Pinkney

04-02
New Books And Beyond Talk Feature Two Books On Presidents Garfield And Roosevelt

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2003

03-212
Center for the Book Announces Target Stores As Its First National Retail Sponsor of "Letters About Literature"

03-205
New Book On Montevideo Opera House to Be Featured at Books & Beyond Talk On Dec. 15

03-204
New Book On Genealogy of Greek Mythology to Be Featured at Books & Beyond Talk On Dec. 11

03-203
Correction - Center for the Book Receives $409,000 Contribution for Family Literacy Projects Beginning In 2004

03-199
Prominent Historians to Discuss Writing About American Presidents at the Library of Congress

03-187
New Book On George Washington And Slavery to Be Featured at Library of Congress On Nov. 5

03-183
Historians to Discuss Images of Early African American Life In Library of Congress Program

03-170
Top-Ranked Award-Winning Authors Featured at 2003 National Book Festival

03-169
Michael Dirda to Discuss His New Memoir at the Library of Congress On Oct. 14

03-154
W. Ralph Eubanks Discusses His New Memoir at the Library of Congress On September 17

03-123
Center for the Book And the Viburnum Foundation Announce 2003-2004 Family Literacy Grantees

03-079
Robert Caro Discusses His New Book On President Lyndon B. Johnson at the Library of Congress On May 20

03-078
Vartan Gregorian to Discuss His New Autobiography at the Library of Congress On May 19

03-075
Center for the Book's Photo Exhibition Showcased at the Library of Congress

03-064
Poet Robert Hass to Host River of Words Ceremony at the Library of Congress On April 26

03-052
Iris Miller's "Washington In Maps" Presentation Scheduled April 22

03-035
First Volumes In Published Papers of Margaret Sanger And Jane Addams to Be Highlighted at Library of Congress

03-026
Historian Paul Boyer Speaks at the Library of Congress March 6

03-025
Native American Women Writers Discuss New Book at Library of Congress March 4

03-020
Center for the Book Announces Future Author Talks

03-019
New Biography of Naacp Leader to Be Featured at Library of Congress Presentation On Feb. 25

03-010
New Book On "Washington In Maps" to Be Featured at Library of Congress Presentation On February 19

03-005
New Book About Stephen Sondheim's Music to Be Featured at 'Books & Beyond' Presentation On Feb. 11

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2002

02-172
New New Hampshire Approved as the 50th State Center Affiliate

02-161
New Mexico Center for the Book Wins $6100 Boorstin Community Service Award

02-156
Delaware Center for the Book Approved

02-155
Rhode Island Center for the Book Approved

02-150
Biography of Diplomat and Confederate Journalist John Moncure Daniel To Be Featured at 'Books & Beyond' Presentation Nov. 18

02-129
New Text on American Book History to be Featured at Symposium at the Library of Congress on Monday, Oct. 21

02-127
Letters to President Franklin D. Roosevelt to be Featured in "Books & Beyond" Program on Tuesday, Oct. 15

02-122
Essays on Book Collecting and Special Collections Libraries Published by the Library of Congress

02-110
Author Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz to Discuss Rereading Sex: Battles Over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in 19th-Century America at the Library of Congress

02-105
22 State Centers for the Book to Host Events and Programs to Promote the National Book Festival

02-100
Viburnum Foundation/Center for the Book Family Literacy Grantees for 2002-2003 Announced

02-092
Center for the Book Leads Visit of U.S. Librarians to Russia

02-085
Center for the Book Cosponsors Publication of Major Textbook for the Study of American Book History

02-067
South Dakota Center for the Book Approved

02-066
Former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky to Celebrate Poetry in the Public Sphere at the Library on May 13

02-065
Library of Congress Event on May 1 to Launch Historic Giveaway of Two Million books to U.S. Troops and Veterans

02-059
"River of Words" Awards Ceremony at the Library of Congress Saturday, April 27

02-052
New Book about Libraries and Reading in the Cold War Published by the Center for the Book

02-034
Iowa Center for the Book Approved

02-031
Christopher de Hamel to Discuss the Library's Giant Bible of Mainz at Second Rare Book Forum on Thursday, April 4

02-028
Center for the Book to Sponsor April 11-13 Conference in Philadelphia About the History of Libraries in the U.S.

02-027
100 One-Night Reads to Be Featured at Library of Congress "Books & Beyond" Presentation on Wednesday, April 17

02-025
New York Center for the Book Approved

02-022
Library to Host Local History Program for Washington, D.C. Elementary School Students on March 13

02-020
Creativity and Spirituality of African American Women to be Featured at Library of Congress Program on Tuesday, March 19

02-012
Classics Illustrated Series of Comics-Style Literary Masterpieces (1941-71) to Be Discussed at the Library of Congress on Tuesday, March 5

02-011
New Guide to Women's History Resources to Be Featured at Library of Congress Program on Thursday, February 21

02-009
Historian Jill Lepore to Discuss Her New Book at the Library of Congress on Tuesday February 26

02-005
FSA Photographs of Children of the Depression to Be Discussed at the Library of Congress on February 13

02-004
Bluegrass Odyssey Discussed

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2001

01-186
Frederick Law Olmsted's Residential Designs To Be Discussed on Tuesday, January 29

01-180
Future Events from the Center for the Book

01-178
Hawaii Center for the Book Approved

01-177
New Jersey Center for the Book Approved

01-158
New Games, Activities, and Reading Lists Added to America's Library Web Site for Kids and Families

01-152
The Center for the Book Welcomes Eleven Visiting Librarians from Russia

01-147
Jackie Robinson's Daughter to Discuss New Book About Her Father at the Library of Congress on Tuesday, November 6

01-140
Author Lee Miller to Discuss Roanoke: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony at the Library of Congress

01-138
Nicholas Basbanes to Discuss His New Work, ...Book People, Book Places and Book Culture, Nov. 8 at the Library of Congress

01-137
Center for the Book to Sponsor Nov. 1-3 Conference on the Histories of Reading and Writing

01-135
Joanne B. Freeman to Discuss Her New Books About Early American Politics October 24 at the Library of Congress

01-122
Historians Kirkpatrick Sale and Thomas P. Somma to Discuss "Robert Fulton: The Man and the Image" at the Library of Congress on October 16

01-115
Center for the Book to Cosponsor Printing History Lecture by Johanna Drucker on September 25

01-111
Henry Petroski to Discuss "The Book on the Book Shelf" at the Library of Congress on September 26

01-110
Biography and Film about Henry Villard Highlighted at the Library of Congress on September 24

01-106
Allen Kurzweil to Discuss His New Novel at the Library of Congress on September 20

01-104
Center for the Book Copublishes Major New Reference Work about the "Rivers of America"

01-096
Viburnum Foundation/Center for the Book Family Literacy Grantees for 2001-2002 Announced

01-085
Alabama Center for the Book Approved

01-079
Veteran Journalist Daniel Schorr To Speak at the Library on June 7

01-078
Library To Host Local History Program for Washington, D.C. Elementary School Students on May 22

01-070
First Lady Laura Bush is Honorary Chair of New Library of Congress National Reading Promotion Campaign

01-062
The Center for the Book Welcomes Nine Visiting Librarians From Russia

01-061
Lewis Menand to Discuss His Widely Praised New Book at the Library of Congress on May 30

01-060
William MacLeish to Discuss His Memoir About His Father, Archibald MacLeish, at the Library of Congress on Thursday, May 24 (Program Rescheduled from March 8)

01-051
National Book Award Winner Nathaniel Philbrick to Speak at the Library of Congress on May 10

01-035
Biologist Robert Sapolsky To Discuss His Memoir About Africa at the Library of Congress on April 9

01-034
Catherine Allgor To Discuss New Book About "Parlor Politics" at the Library of Congress

01-024
Wayne A. Wiegand To Present Library History Lecture at the Library of Congress on March 8

01-018
William MacLeish To Discuss Memoir About His Father at the Library of Congress

01-016
First "Library of Congress Rare Book Forum" To Be Held April 4

01-014
Nevada Humanities Committee Becomes New Home of the Nevada Center for the Book

01-013
New Book About Jefferson's Inaugural Addresses To Be Discussed At the Library of Congress on March 6

01-005
"Telling America's Stories" Is New Library of Congress Reading Promotion Theme

01-002
George Soros and James H. Billington To Speak At "Books & Beyond" Program At The Library On January 22

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2000

00-182
Daniel J.Boorstin to Be Honored at Library of Congress on December 4

00-174
New Book About Research in Library History Published by the Library

00-171
West Virginia Center for the Book Established

00-163
New Literary Map of Metropolitan Washington to Be Discussed at the Library of Congress on November 1

00-154
New Literary Map of Metropolitan Washington DC Depicts the Area's Rich Literary Heritage

00-153
"Living Legend" Herman Wouk To Read From His Work at the Library of Congress on Wednesday, November 8

00-152
Author and Marketing Consultant Estelle Ellis To Speak at the Library of Congress on Nov. 6

00-148
Bicentennial Symposium on National Libraries to Be Held at the Library of Congress on October 23-26,2000

00-143
Library of Congress Hosts Fifth Annual Preservation Awareness Workshop on Thursday, October 19

00-138
New York Times Reporter Steven Holmes to Discuss His Biography of Ron Brown at the Library on Wednesday, Oct. 11

00-137
Center for the Book to Participate in "New York Is Book Country" Book Fair on September 24

00-135
Freedom to Read to Be Celebrated at the Library of Congress on Monday, September 25

00-131
Theodore Zeldin and Guests Michael Kahn and Judi Moore Latta to Discuss Conversation at the Library on September 28

00-128
Media Advisory: Franklin the Turtle To Kick off International Literacy Day at the Library of Congress

00-112
International Literacy Day To Be Marked at the Library of Congress on September 8

00-108
Handbook for the Study of Book History Published by the Library of Congress

00-096
Joseph Ellis and Annette Gordon-Reed To Discuss Jefferson and His Legacy at the Library on July 25

00-087
Harold Bloom To Discuss His New Book About Reading

00-084
Washington and Alaska Win 2000 Boorstin Center for the Book Awards

00-083
Americas Award to be Presented at Library of Congress

00-075
John Cole Receives 2000 Lippincott Award from the American Library Association

00-071
Wizard of Oz Book To Be Featured at "Books & Beyond" Presentation on Tuesday, May 30

00-070
E. Ethelbert Miller to Discuss His New Memoir at the Library of Congress on Wednesday, May 31

00-069
Library of Congress Approves Mississippi Center for the Book

00-063
James Conaway To Discuss His New Bicentennial History of the Library of Congress on Monday, May 15

00-055
Library of Congress To Hold Discussion on "Architectural Alphabet" Book About Jefferson Building April 17

00-050
Library of Congress Will Celebrate New American Poetry Anthology

00-046
Robert Hass to Host "River of Words" Program at the Library of Congress

00-040
Poetry Reading, Voice, and Publication in the 19th and 20th Centuries to be Discussed at Library Symposium on April 4

00-024
Minnesota Humanities Commission Becomes New Home of the Minnesota Center for the Book

00-023
New Volume of James Madison's Writings To Be Discussed at the Library on Thursday, March 23

00-022
John Cole to Present Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture at Catholic University on March 30

00-019
Poetry in America: A Library of Congress Bicentennial Celebration to be held at the Library of Congress, April 3-4

00-011
California Center for the Book Expanded and Moved to UCLA

00-007
New Book of Literary Maps To Be Featured at February 28 "Books & Beyond" Presentation

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1999

99-191
Arkansas Center for the Book Approved

99-190
Pennsylvania Center for the Book Established

99-189
District of Columbia Center for the Book Approved

99-184
Washington Post Writer Juan Williams to Discuss Latest Book, Thurgood Marshall:American Revolutionary

99-176
Novelist Herman Wouk Honored in New Library of Congress Publication

99-161
George Washington's Legacy To Be Discussed at the Library on November 19-20.

99-153
Massachusetts Center for the Book Approved.

99-145
The Race for Empire in Central Asia To Be Discussed at the Library on November 2.

99-137
Center for the Book to Participate in "New York Is Book Country" Book Fair on September 26

99-125
Media Advisory: Library Cosponsors International Literacy Day Celebration

99-122
Author of For the Love of Books to Speak at the Library on September 29

99-121
Literary Maps Are Featured in New Library of Congress Publication

99-120
Political Cartoonist Paul Conrad to Discuss His New Book on September 8 at the Library

99-108
Center for the Book Invites Descriptions of Reading Promotion Projects for its Web Site

99-107
Resource Notebook for Library-Museum-Head Start Project Published by the Library

99-090
National Photo Contest Winners Announced

99-083
New Book About Jefferson and Education Published

99-072
Virginia and Missouri Win 1999 Boorstin Center for the Book Awards

99-060
Robert Hass to Host "River of Words" Program at Library on Saturday, May 8

99-059
Ralph Ellison's Two Novels To Be Discussed at the Library of Congress on June 29 and 30

99-055
Gold Rush Historian J.S. Holiday to Discuss His New Book on June 10 at the Library

99-054
Center for the Book and Weekly Reader Corporation Announce "Letters About Literature" Essay Contest Winners

99-042
District Students to Hear Readings from Manuscripts, Rare Books in Building a Nation of Readers Program

99-041
Washingtonians to Read Favorite Poems at the Library of Congress

99-031
Young People's Poetry Week To Be Launched April 7

99-021
Fourth Preservation Awareness Workshop To Be Held April 13

99-018
New Biography of Walt Whitman To Be Discussed at Library on March 22

99-003
Rep. John Lewis to Discuss His Book on the Civil Rights Movement at the Library of Congress, February 2

99-002
Publication of African-American Newspaper and Periodical Bibliography To Be Feted February 9

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1998

98-196
HISTORIAN HENRY MAYER TO SPEAK AT THE LIBRARY of CONGRESS ON JAN. 26

98-195
UTAH CENTER FOR THE BOOK APPROVED

98-188
NEW REPRINT of LIBRARY of CONGRESS HISTORY NOW AVAILABLE

98-179
AUTHOR PATRICIA O'TOOLE TO SPEAK AT THE LIBRARY of CONGRESS ON TUESDAY, DEC. 8

98-173
"RIVER of WORDS" POETRY AND ART CONTEST FOR 1999 ANNOUNCED

98-172
LECTURE BY WILLIAM STYRON AND HIS BIOGRAPHER JAMES L. WEST TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON THE INTERNET

98-170
BRUMIDI MURALS IN U.S. CAPITOL TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE LIBRARY of CONGRESS ON NOV. 17

98-159
IRA BERLIN TO DISCUSS REMEMBERING SLAVERY AT LIBRARY of CONGRESS ON NOV. 9

98-149
NATIONAL PHOTO CONTEST TO CELEBRATE AMERICA'S LIBRARIES

98-146
WILLIAM STYRON AND BIOGRAPHER JAMES WEST SPEAK AT LC ON NOV. 4

98-141
CENTER FOR THE BOOK TO HOLD FAMILY LITERACY WORKSHOPS IN MISSISSIPPI AND NEW MEXICO

98-134
ETHELBERT MILLER AND REUBEN JACKSON TO LAUNCH FIFTH YEAR of DISTRICT LINES POETRY PROJECT ON OCTOBER 1

98-133
CENTER FOR THE BOOK TO PARTICIPATE IN "NEW YORK IS BOOK COUNTRY" BOOK FAIR ON SEPT. 27

98-125
ROCKWELL KENT'S FORGOTTEN LANDSCAPES DISCUSSED AT LIBRARY LECTURE ON OCTOBER 6

98-124
ESSAYIST ANNE FADIMAN TO SPEAK AT THE LIBRARY ON OCTOBER 20

98-100
FOR THE LOVE of LIBRARIES POSTCARD BOOK PUBLISHED

98-099
BOOK ON JEFFERSON THE MAN PUBLISHED IN PAPERBACK

98-093
LIBRARY HISTORY ROUND TABLE TO MARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY WITH PROGRAM AT THE LIBRARY of CONGRESS ON JUNE 27

98-091
JEFFERSON BUILDING TO BECOME "LITERARY LANDMARK" AT CEREMONY ON JUNE 26

98-084
"LIBRARY of CONGRESS ARTIFACTS AND ARCHIVES" TO BE DISCUSSED AT JUNE 18 PROGRAM

98-083
VERMONT AND OKLAHOMA WIN 1998 BOORSTIN CENTER FOR THE BOOK AWARDS

98-078
BOOK ON THE BURNING of WASHINGTON IN 1814 TO BE DISCUSSED ON JULY 28

98-075
TYPE DESIGNER MATTHEW CARTER TO LECTURE ON MAY 19

98-069
LIBRARY of CONGRESS TO HOST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NATIONAL LIBRARIES ON OCTOBER 23-27, 2000

98-065
"RIVER of WORDS" POETRY AND ART CONTEST AWARDS CEREMONY AT LC

98-060
AUTHOR TAYLOR BRANCH TO DISCUSS LATEST BOOK

98-045
POET LAUREATE ROBERT PINSKY LAUNCHES FAVORITE POEM PROJECT IN FIVE CITIES DURING NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

98-042
NEVADA CENTER FOR THE BOOK APPROVED

98-024
LC PLANS PRESERVATION AWARENESS WORKSHOP, APRIL 21

98-023
ARIEL DORFMAN TO SPEAK AT THE LIBRARY ON APRIL 15

98-017
CENTER FOR THE BOOK TO ADMINISTER AND PROMOTE VIBURNUM FAMILY LITERACY PROJECT

98-010
CENTER FOR THE BOOK AND FRIENDS of LIBRARIES U.S.A. TO PROMOTE AMERICA'S LITERARY HERITAGE

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1997

97-217
Douglas Wilson to Speak About Lincoln Feb. 24

97-207
Muppets on New Center for Book Poster and Bookmark

97-206
Pa. Colleges Sponsor CFB "Letters About Literature"

97-197
Plaque Honoring Sen. Justin Morrill Dedicated at Library of Congress

97-194
Author Stanley Karnow to Speak at Library of Congress on December 4

97-183
Library of Congress Center for the Book Expands Literature Project

97-161
Discussion of Art and Architecture of Jefferson Building

97-160
Maine Center for the Book Approved

97-159
New Book Describes Pleasures of Reading

97-151
Novelist David Grossman Speaks at Library of Congress Oct. 29

97-148
Wayne Wiegand Lectures on American Libraries at Library of Congress

97-143
Georgia Center for the Book Approved

97-142
"Gumby" Traveling Exhibit Promotes Reading Theme

97-136
"Great American Portraits" Program Tours Nation

97-126
Library of Congress Participates in "New York Is Book Country" Fair

97-121
"Building a Nation of Readers" Brochure Available

97-69
Poetry and Art Contest Winners to Be Honored at Library of Congress

97-68
Center for the Book "Rivers of America" Project

97-67
60th Anniversary of "Rivers of America" Project

97-47
Miss America Opens Library of Congress Reading Promotion Campaign

97-33
Book Historian to Speak at Library of Congress on March 5

97-15
Civil War Historians to Speak at Library of Congress on February 27

97-11
DC Student Poets to be Honored at Center for the Book Event

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