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COVID-19 NEWS: 'Library of Congress Cancels Public Events Until July 1'
The Library of Congress (LC) canceled all public events through July 1. Some programs will be rescheduled, and the LC will provide regular updates on the operating status of its facilities, which will remain closed to the public. The LC’s online events and programs include Library of Congress: Engage!, which features original content from Dav Pilkey (a bestselling children’s author) and Jason Reynolds (the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature); The Poetry of Home, a weekly video series in collaboration with The Washington Post that highlights poet laureates; and videos every weekday of author talks from the past 20 years of the National Book Festival.