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  • 'Genie Wishes' goes inside the mind of the fifth-grader

    Baltimore children's book author Elisabeth Dahl used to walk two or three miles just so she could hang out at the Library of Congress, reveling in the Paris Opera House style-architecture, the 23-karat gold-plated dome and the breathtakingly extensive archives that includes the personal papers of Thomas Jefferson.
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...

    Charlie Chaplin's evolving talent seen in 'Chaplin's Mutual Comedies'

    Watching the new Blu-ray/DVD set "Chaplin's Mutual Comedies" is a revelation because one can witness a master filmmaker coming of age. Charlie Chaplin introduced his beloved, baggy-panted Tramp in 1914 while at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios. In the...

    American Ballet Theatre donating archives to Library of Congress

    American Ballet Theatre donating archives to Library of Congress
    American Ballet Theatre is donating its sizable archives to the Library of Congress, which will open an exhibition focused on the renowned dance company in Washington on Aug. 14. The exhibition is scheduled to travel to Los Angeles next year....

    Local Bethlehem Steel photos accepted by Library of Congress

    Photographs of Bethlehem Steel Corporation taken by long-time industrial photographer Peter Treiber of Bethlehem have been accepted into the Library of Congress' permanent collection. Treiber began photographing plants, mines and shipyards of the now...