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masha-hamilton's picture
May.31.2009
Fiona Sweeney wants to do something that matters, and she chooses to make her mark in the arid bush of northeastern Kenya. By heping to start a traveling library, she hopes to bring the words of Homer, Hemingway and Dr. Seus to farflung tiny communities where people live daily with drought, hunger...
john-y-cole's picture
Jan.11.2009
Diane Asseo Griliches has photographed libraries all over the world, from the grand reading room in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, to the humble remodeled train depot that serves as the library in Cleveland, Mississippi. Each exquisite photograph is accompanied by a charming and moving...
john-y-cole's picture
Dec.16.2008
The popular, well-illustrated 103-page book, first published in 1993 and reprinted in 1998, provides basic information about the Library's history, collections and buildings. It is available for $11 only from the Library of Congress Sales Shop, Washington, DC 20540-4985. To order by credit card,...