We at the Orland Library are, of course, huge fans of Libraries. So we wanted to clue people in on this program coming up on Thursday June 10th. Learn all about the biggest, best library on earth. I’m sure it will be a fascinating look at the Library of Congress!

Library of Congress Focus of HISTORY “Modern Marvels” June 10

The Library of Congress – the world’s preeminent reservoir of knowledge – will be the focus of HISTORY’s “Modern Marvels” program slated to air Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 9 p.m. EDT.

In the hour-long episode, titled “The Real National Treasure,” more than 50 staff members of the Library of Congress and the Architect of the Capitol are interviewed about the vast array of activities at the Library – from acquiring and cataloging millions of books, maps, photographs, manuscripts and other items, many of them rare, to making them more accessible to the public through display or digitization and preserving them in specialized, state-of-the-art laboratories.

Go here for the full article:

http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2010/10-132.html

Posted by Estel.