February 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Carla Hayden’s Big Plans for Kids at the Library of Congress

Children and teens play an active role at the world’s largest library under Carla Hayden. A Q&A with the nation’s 14th Librarian of Congress.

VA School Librarian Chosen as Library of Congress Teacher-in-Residence

Rebecca Newland, librarian at Kemps Landing Magnet School in Virginia Beach, VA, has been selected as the Library of Congress (LOC) Teacher-in-Residence for 2013–2014. Newland began her work at the library in August and—except for the government shutdown—she is looking forward during her appointment to planning and facilitating workshops for teacher/librarian pairs on using LOC primary sources with students, she tells School Library Journal.