For our Virtual Travelogue today we are going underground -- 750 ft underground! Tour Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico in stunning 360 degree video courtesy of Google Arts and Culture! https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/…/natural-entrance-to…
You can also visit the park website here: https://www.nps.gov/cave/index.htm
It's time for our next Virtual Travelogue. In honor of National Library Week we are heading to Washington, D.C. and touring the Library of Congress! Click here to watch The Library of Congress Is Your Library: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63Ze_bpATac&t=1s . This video offers a good historical overview as well as amazing glimpses of the interior.
To read more about the Library of Congress and see additional photographs of the interior, you can also take this online tour: https://www.loc.gov/visit/online-tours/
In honor of National Library Week, our Virtual Travelogue series is touring one of the world's many fantastic libraries...the Bodleian Library at Oxford, England! Fans of the Harry Potter movies, the Inspector Morse television series, and the Discovery of Witches television series will find this historic library very familiar!
There are many videos online to choose from, but here is one to start off your journey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRscTmxMkfs
You can also take a behind the scenes tour here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8r96cZC2lYv=TRscTmxMkfs
Visit the library's website too: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/
Today we are hopping over to Australia! We have two different options for you:
First, there will be a free webinar titled "Australia Virtual Vacation: Discover the Wonder Down Under" on Thursday, April 23. The webinar features a narrated, fun, and informative 40-minute virtual vacation! Webinar times are 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, and 4 pm on April 23. Registration required. Click the red button below for more information and registration details.
As our World War I display at the library was cut short, we are going to start with touring the World War I Collections of the National Museum of American History. The museum was the creator of our poster exhibit. Click on the image above to explore the museum's virtual exhibits and many fascinating objects with a World War I story.
On Friday we will post an online version of our local history exhibit on WW I soldiers Benjamin Haecker and Frank Harold Richardson.