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Apr 24
The two men who helped create the world’s greatest library

The two men who helped create the world’s greatest library

The Library of Congress has survived an attack by the British and a lack of government funding to become the world’s biggest library, with the helping hands of two people in the 19th century.

Apr 24
Discover 10 treasures from the Library of Congress

Discover 10 treasures from the Library of Congress

Since its establishment on April 24, 1800, the Library of Congress has grown to become the largest library in the world, with more than 155.3 million items in its holdings. Here’s a look at 10 of the most fascinating pieces.

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