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Library of Congress: Virtual Literary Series
February 18 - March 25
Library of Congress:
Virtual Literary Series Programs for February, March 2021
Literary events in February and March will feature the new series “Made at the Library,” with a book on Eleanor Roosevelt, as well as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds and the ongoing series National Book Festival Presents. All programs will be virtual and premiere on the Library’s Facebook page and its YouTube site (with captions).
Thursday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m.: “Giants of Racial Justice,” part of the ongoing series National Book Festival Presents, will focus on the paths of Malcolm X and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in seeking racial equality.
Thursday, Feb. 25, 4 p.m.: “On the Road with Jason Reynolds” features National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds in conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden.
Friday, March 12, 1 p.m.: 2021 Diversity in Children’s Literature Symposium: “Listening, Learning, Creating Communities,” followed by the Walter Dean Myers Awards for Outstanding Children’s Literature
Thursday, March 18, 7 p.m.: “Rediscovering Eleanor Roosevelt” is the first event in a new series called “Made at the Library,” which focuses on books that have been substantially written using the Library of Congress’ extraordinary collections.
Thursday, March 25, 7 p.m.: “War, Combat and the American Soldier” features two of the most prominent historians of war, Margaret MacMillan (“War: How Conflict Shaped Us”) and Rick Atkinson (“The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777”).
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