We found 122 resources with the concept libraries
National Library Week | All About the Holidays
1 min K - 5th
New ReviewNational Library Week honors the American tradition of free access to information, to books, magazines, and even computers. Launch a celebration of the holiday with a short video that provides a brief history of lending libraries.
What Really Happened to the Library of Alexandria?
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Imagine if one library in your area decided to collect as much information as possible by hand—not an easy task. Believe it or not, the Library of Alexandria in Ancient Greece did just that! Learners watch an educational video, answer...
The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Medieval Islamicate World was truly a world of wonders! Clocks with gears, armillary spheres ... and robots that played music? Journey to ancient Baghdad, the center of science and math with the seventh video in a History of Science...
Thomas Jefferson's Library: Making the Case for a National Library
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The United States Library of Congress, the largest library in the world. But such was not always the case. The library was destroyed during the War of 1812. In a persuasive letter to Samuel H. Smith, Thomas Jefferson offered to sell his...