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Folger Shakespeare Library - site and video

Folger Library

"The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. is home to the world's largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials and to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art. Folger serves a wide audience of researchers, visitors, teachers, students, families, and theater- and concert-goers."

Explore Folger Library and Stage

"In this electronic field trip (56 min), explore the genius that is William Shakespeare. Inspire students to read Shakespeare's works, and empower them to understand his language. Travel backstage with professional actors rehearsing for a Shakespeare performance, see original documents relating to Shakespeare's life and times, and enjoy special behind-the-scenes access to the Folger Shakespeare Library."