Special Topics Workshops

Take your Level One knowledge deeper with extended exploration of Library of Congress collections and resources related to a specific topic or themes. These workshops are generally one-day options offered at a central site.

Examples of previous topics covered include: various Civil War themes (related to the 150th anniversary of the US Civil War), African American Experience in the West, Folklife – stories, music and foods, Media Literacy, Digital Storytelling, Creation Station: making classroom resources, American Views and Voices, Civics and Congress.

If you have not yet taken an Essentials Exploration workshop, read more about it here for opportunities to register or contact us to discuss options for meeting this pre-requisite.


Past Special Topics Workshop Agendas:



Current News

New resource: Book Backdrops developed by our summer institue participants.

Calendar of Events:

Coming this Fall 2015

Transforming America: America in the Gilded Age (Date to be announced soon)

Other offerings this fall will be Essentials Exploration and a Special Topics workhop focused on WWII