Celebration of Children’s and YA Latin American and Latinx Literature

Events at the Library of Congress

Daymé Arocena

Friday, October 15, 8-9 p.m. ET

Watch the premiere with closed captions on Facebook and YouTube.

A sumptuous recital by an all-star trio paints an intimate composer portrait, in performances of mesmerizing intensity. This masterly presentation of Tchaikovsky songs is interwoven with readings of poems from Alexander Pushkin, Afanasy Fet and Mikhail Lermontov, and letters to the composer’s brother Modest and patron Nadezhda von Meck.

Click here to learn more.


Celebration of Children’s and YA Latin American and Latinx Literature

Monday, October 11,​ 6 p.m. ET​

Join the Hispanic Reading Room at the Library of Congress and Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) in a virtual celebration of children’s and YA Latin American and Latinx literature.

Click here to learn more.


Tchaikovsky & His Poets

Thursday, October 14, 8-9 p.m. ET

Watch the premiere with closed captions on Facebook and YouTube.

A sumptuous recital by an all-star trio paints an intimate composer portrait, in performances of mesmerizing intensity. This masterly presentation of Tchaikovsky songs is interwoven with readings of poems from Alexander Pushkin, Afanasy Fet and Mikhail Lermontov, and letters to the composer’s brother Modest and patron Nadezhda von Meck.

Click here to learn more.


Webinars from the Library of Congress

  • Prints & Photographs Orientation: Photography of Latin America and the CaribbeanTuesday, October 12, 1-2 p.m. ETThis orientation session will include a brief introduction to photography collections of Latin America and the Caribbean. Instruction will cover library search tools, online resources, and how to prepare for a future visit to the reading room. Register for this event.​
  • Orientation to Legal Research: Tracing Federal RegulationsWednesday, October 13, 1-2 p.m. ETLearn strategies and resources business librarians at the Library of Congress use to research old companies. Register for this event.​
  • CCDI Grant Webinar: Higher EducationWednesday, October 13, 3-4 p.m. ETJoin the Library of Congress to learn more about the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) grant opportunity for higher education institutions. Register for this event.​
  • Orientation to Legal Research Series: U.S. Case LawThursday, October 14, 11 a.m.-Noon ETThe Orientation to Legal Research Series of webinars are designed to give a basic introduction to legal sources and research techniques. Register for this event.​
  • CCDI Grant Webinar: Libraries, Archives and MuseumsFriday, October 15, 3-4 p.m. ETJoin the Library of Congress to learn more about the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) grant opportunity for libraries, archives and museums. Register for this event.​

Exhibitions at the Library of Congress

Several exhibitions are open for visitors to visit at the Library of Congress.

IMPORTANT NOTE:​ In order to enter the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and experience the exhibition, each visitor must apply for and receive one of a limited number of free timed entry passes. For information on reserving tickets, visit​ loc.gov/visit, where visitors can review “Know Before You Go” guidelines and reserve their free passes.


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