June 11, 2021

News, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium

News, Opportunities, Resources Concerts from the Library Information | Premiering on Facebook | Watch on YouTube Global Resource Fair U.S. Department of State Online June 22 - 24 11:00 am - 5:00 pm EST Free | Information & registration Grab the Mic June Newsletter Jayson Reynolds | Read Hidden Folklorists and Hidden Spirituals on the Folklife Today Podcast Read about it | Listen Japanese Storytelling: Kamishibai and Ukiyo-e Minerva's … [Read more...]

Today in History: Japan

Today in History–July 29–the Library of Congress features the country of Japan. On this date in 1858, the United States and Japan signed the Treaty of Amity and Commerce (the Harris Treaty), which helped establish diplomatic ties between the two countries. Find out more about early U.S.-Japanese relations and Townsend Harris, the man who negotiated the treaty, by visiting the Today in History section. Then, follow the links below to access more resources and primary sources related to this … [Read more...]