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November News from the Library of Congress

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Bobbitt Poetry Prizes, Join In, Live! at the Library programming, and more.

Live at the Library to Feature Special Preview of New Exhibit, Bobbitt Prize Honorees in December

Live at the Library to Feature Special Preview of New Exhibit, Bobbitt Prize Honorees in December

Visitors will have the chance to preview the Library’s newest exhibition, “Join In: Voluntary Associations in America” and are invited to celebrate the holidays with the Library during Live at the Library in December. Winners of the Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry, former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove and Heid E. Erdrich, will also be honored during a special reading.

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Latest News: Library of Congress Awards Bobbitt Poetry Prizes to Rita Dove and Heid E. Erdrich

Library of Congress Awards Bobbitt Poetry Prizes to Rita Dove and Heid E. Erdrich

The Library of Congress will award the 2022 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry to former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove for lifetime achievement and to Heid E. Erdrich for her poetry collection “Little Big Bully.”

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Latest News: Library Opens Award Nominations for Outstanding Federal Libraries, Librarians and Library Technicians

Library of Congress Opens Award Nominations for Outstanding Federal Libraries, Librarians and Library Technicians

To honor the innovations and successes of federal libraries, librarians and library technicians in meeting the information demands of government, businesses, scholarly communities and the public, the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) in the Library of Congress has opened nominations for its national awards for federal librarianship in fiscal year 2022.

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Latest News: Library Celebrates Successful Literacy Practices with 2022 Literacy Award Winners

Library Celebrates Successful Literacy Practices with 2022 Literacy Award Winners

In celebration of the 2022 Literacy Awards winners and honorees, the Library of Congress will present a five-part webinar series to begin next month. A video and Story Map that are now available explore the impact of this year’s winners and honorees on individuals around the world through their successful literacy programs.

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Latest News: 2023 Innovator in Residence Rebuilds and Revisits Lost Communities

2023 Innovator in Residence Rebuilds and Revisits Lost Communities

The Library of Congress has appointed Rhode Island artist, educator and community-focused researcher Jeffrey Yoo Warren as 2023 Innovator in Residence. With his project, Seeing Lost Enclaves: Relational Reconstructions of Erased Historic Neighborhoods of Color, Yoo Warren will use photographs, maps, film and audio recordings from Library collections to build an immersive digital 3D model of historic Chinatowns in Providence, Rhode Island and another city that will be determined.

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