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Library of Congress Bicentennial

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Library of Congress Bicentennial

Library of Congress Bicentennial

Library of Congress Bicentennial

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The Library of Congress celebrates its 200th birthday today. What started out with just 740 books and three maps has grown to the largest library in the world, with more than 119 million items. To mark the occasion, Morning Edition goes to the library's main reading room to take a listen to what people are reading.