Library of Congress


About the Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.The Library preserves and provides access to a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage you in your intellectual and creative endeavors.

These programs are at capacity and have been removed from the registration form.


Programs Available

Baseball Americana
This tour examines baseball then and now—as it relates to players, teams, and the communities it creates. Highlights include selections from the Library’s extensive collection of early baseball cards, the 1857 “Laws of Base-ball” on view in their first major exhibition, and items on loan from the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Learn more about this exhibit here. The capacity of the program is 20 participants.

Location: 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540

Times Available
FULLMonday, June 10, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Senior Division students)

Exploring the Early Americas
This tour examines indigenous cultures, the drama of the encounters between Maya, Aztec, and Inca cultures and European explorers and settlers, and the changes caused by the meeting of the two worlds. It features selections from the Jay I. Kislak Collection as well as the Waldseemüller Maps, created in 1507 and 1516. Learn more about this exhibit here. The capacity of the program is 20 participants.

Location: 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540

Times Available
FULLTuesday, June 11, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Junior Division students)