Is it wrong to weed all information written by old white men?
Lazy. Lover. Recovering nihilist.
As a librarian I am concerned with the role of public libraries as complicit agents of structural racism. As a person I am interested in de-stigmatizing everything human, talking racism to death, dabbling in american history, favoring german expressionism; and excelling at slacking.
A new book, “America’s Greatest Library: An Illustrated History of the Library of Congress,” tells the story of the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and how it came to be the world’s largest library. Click here for more information.
The Library of Congress has announced the appointment of Jacqueline Woodson, four-time Newbery Honor Medalist, Coretta Scott King Book Award winner and former Young People’s Poet Laureate for her memoir-in-verse “Brown Girl Dreaming,” as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Click here for more information.
The Library of Congress has acquired the archive of Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist, commentator and playwright Art Buchwald, best known for his long career as a political satirist, poking fun at the famous and powerful for The Washington Post and in a column syndicated in 500 newspapers worldwide. Click here for more information.