Author Stephen King opens our Main Stage at the National Book Festival, where Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden will recognize him for his lifelong work promoting literacy.
Happy Birthday to us! The Library of Congress turns 216 today, signed into existence by President John Adams on April 24, 1800. Link
The US Treasury today announced that activist & abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be featured on the US$20 bill. From our collections, here she is in 1911, well into her 90s & still a formidable presence. Link