Greetings Friends,


We are proudly celebrating the swearing-in of Dr. Carla Hayden and enjoying her first day in office today as the 14th Librarian of Congress. This is an exciting time and for all of us, I wanted to share some of the coverage.



From today’s New York Times:



Full coverage of Swearing-In Ceremony



For those of you coming to the Book Festival, we look forward to seeing you real soon!!!!


Thank you for your continued participation with the Library of Congress Center for the Book.







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Pam Jackson, PhD

Director, Center for the Book

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The Library of Congress Center for the Book, which includes the Young Readers Center and Poetry and Literature Center, promotes books and libraries, literacy and reading, and poetry and literature knowing that they are the best tools for creating and sustaining informed and engaged societies and the best weapons against ignorance and intolerance.


Visit us at:

The Center for the Book  

The Young Readers Center

The Poetry & Literature Center

        The National Book Festival