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The Library spent a year after the 9/11 attacks capturing photos, eyewitness accounts and personal expressions of grief. See the historical collection online at or see the link on our homepage at (link in profile). #September11 #collections • (Flight Attendant, photo by David Taylor, September 2001. September 11, 2001 Documentary Project/American Folklife Center)
Happy #readabookday ! 📚 Did you have a chance to pick up anything new for your reading list at the #NatBookFest ? #icannotlivewithoutbooks
That’s a wrap, folks! We hope you had a fun-filled day of books and reading, and hope you join us Aug. 31, 2019 for the next #NatBookFest ! A huge thank you to our staff, volunteers, donors, partners, authors, visitors, and book lovers everywhere for making this event possible! 📚👏
We’re wrapping up this amazing #natbookfest with the fantastic youth talent at the annual @split_this_rock Poetry Slam! #libraryofcongress #poetryslam
Thank you to all our amazing visitors packing the Main Stage auditorium to capacity all day! #natbookfest
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor greets a young fan during her Main Stage presentation today. #natbookfest #libraryofcongress
Congratulations to Annie Proulx, winner of the 2018 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction! #libraryofcongress #natbookfest
Welcome to the 2018 #NatBookFest ! Who are you excited to see today?
Limitless possibilities in a library for you: Read a new blog post from Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden at
We’re only a few weekends away from the 18th National Book Festival! Will you be joining us? Download the full poster by illustrator Gaby D’Alessandro, see the full lineup of authors, and plan your visit at! (Link in bio) #NatBookFest #WashingtonDC #visitDC #read
Happy #NationalBookLoversDay ! 📚 What’s on your summer reading list? #libraryofcongress #books #read
Congratulations to our Junior Fellows 2018 class on a job well done! The fellows showed off their projects to visitors today during the annual display day, showcasing weeks of work from divisions across the Library. Learn more about the Junior Fellows Program on our website at #libraryofcongress #juniorfellows #collections
We had the great pleasure this morning to welcome young athletes from the @MLB @playball initiative along with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred for an #AllStarWeek visit! #baseball #baseballamericana #libraryofcongress #washingtondc #visitDC
Play ball! It was a beautiful morning to host a vintage baseball clinic on the north lawn as part of our Baseball Americana family day! Our exhibit is now open, so stop by if you’re in town for the #AllStarGame , or anytime until it closes next summer. #baseballamericana #baseball #libraryofcongress
Our summer movies on the lawn kicks off tonight with “Field of Dreams!” Stop by next week for “The Goonies” and every Thursday at sundown for the next 6 weeks! #LCMovies #libraryofcongress #baseballamericana
Happy Independence Day from the Library of Congress! Here are some fabulous fireworks from Washington, D.C. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, from our Prints & Photographs collections #MuseumFireworksShow #FourthofJuly #IndependenceDay #libraryofcongress #WashingtonDC
It's Independence Day! Here's a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, in the hand of Thomas Jefferson, with helpful additions & corrections by his fellow committee members. #FourthofJuly #IndependenceDay #libraryofcongress #ThomasJefferson
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