The Library of Congress hosts one of the world’s largest catalogs of books, digitized records, and primary resources. Senator Leahy can help educators in Vermont connect with the many programs the Library of Congress has to offer.
Teaching with Primary Sources Program
The Library of Congress offers an extensive primary resource catalogue for your classroom.
The Library of Congress’ Professional Development program for educators offers a number of training and development opportunities.
Teaching with Primary Resources Regional Grant Program
The Library of Congress' Teaching with Primary Resources regional grant program awards grants to school districts, libraries and other educational organizations that wish to incorporate primary resources into their classroom.
Apply to train and work with the Library of Congress in Washington for an academic year as a Teacher-in-Residence.
The Center for the Book
The Library of Congress offers free access to its collection of over 500,000 digitized children’s books. Visit the library’s Center for the Book to browse their collection and gain access to literacy-related activities, including StoryBug for I-pads in the classroom. You can access the Library’s free primary resource and e-book collection by clicking here.
Take a tour of the Library, and learn about the Library’s various collections, including the most recently digitized Rosa Parks Collection, by watching videos on YouTube.
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