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The Library of Congress offers these events to the public at its Washington, D.C. location free of charge, except where otherwise noted. Schedules are subject to change. Check back to this site for the latest information. Individuals requiring accommodations for this event are requested to submit a request at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or [email protected].

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Exhibition — Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Exhibition — Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

Event — Junior Fellows "Display Day"

10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, 37 Junior Fellowsselected from more than 900 applicants across the country spent the summer exploring the institutions unparalleled collections and resources. The display provides the opportunity for fellows to discuss the historic significance of the collection items they have researched and processed during their 10-week internships.
Location: Mahogany Row B (LJ112), 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-0706

Tour — Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Tour — Public Tour - Drawing Justice

1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

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All Public Events for July 2017

Concert

Ledward Kaapana | Master Slack Key Guitar Player from Hawaii

July 5, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Ledward "Led" Kaapana is a master of the two leading string instruments in Hawaii: the Hawaiian ukulele and ki ho'alu, the slack key guitar, a fingerstyle guitar art form that originated in Hawaii.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

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Listening to Diversity: Muslim-American Voices and Stories of Identity

July 24, 2017, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sponsored by the American Folklife Center, this public listening event will showcase narratives from StoryCorps collection housed at the Library that illustrate the diversity of Muslim-American cultural identity.
Location: Kluge Center, 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Junior Fellows "Display Day"

July 26, 2017, 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, 37 Junior Fellowsselected from more than 900 applicants across the country spent the summer exploring the institutions unparalleled collections and resources. The display provides the opportunity for fellows to discuss the historic significance of the collection items they have researched and processed during their 10-week internships.
Location: Mahogany Row B (LJ112), 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-0706

Asian American Literature Festival

July 29, 2017, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The "Asian American Literature Festival" is part of a three-day public festival celebrating Asian American poets and fiction writers at the Library of Congress, George Washington University and various Smithsonian Institution locations.
Location: Kluge Center, 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5394

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Exhibition

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 8, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 8, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 8, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 18, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 18, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 18, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

July 22, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 22, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 22, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 24, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 24, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 25, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 25, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

July 31, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

July 31, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

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Film

"Bonnie and Clyde" (Warner Bros., 1967  R rated*)

July 6, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Setting trends in filmmaking and style, "Bonnie and Clyde" broke new ground with its iconic violent ending. Arthur Penn deftly directs David Newman and Robert Benton's script, aided by the film's star and producer Warren Beatty, who was always eager to push the envelope. "Bonnie and Clyde" was added to the National Film Registry in 1992. * No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (20th Century Fox, 1977)

July 7, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
This first installment of the American space opera created by George Lucas continues to be one of the most popular movies of all time. Young Luke Skywalker is aided by a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. The original-release version of "Star Wars" was added to the National Film Registry in its inaugural year of 1989. This will be a screening of the special edition released in 1997.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Good Soldier Schweik"

July 8, 2017, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
The Good Soldier Schweik (1960) - Based on the popular satirical novel by Jaroslav Ha?!ek, this film about the adventures of a Czech soldier during World War I suggests the absurdity of war. This film is presented as part of a summer series developed in connection with the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. The films in this series share European perspectives on the Great War and represent common human bonds and the costs of war that transcend national origin.
Location: Pickford Theater, 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

"Cool Hand Luke" (Warner Bros., 1967)

July 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Paul Newman, who was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar, portrays the classic antihero loner Luke: a prisoner on a Southern chain-gang who refuses to give in to the guards' efforts to break his spirit. As Luke becomes a symbol of hope and resilience to the other inmates, prison captain Strother Martin drawls sadistically, "What we've got here is a failure to communicate." "Cool Hand Luke" was selected for the National Film Registry in 2005.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Lady from Shanghai" (Columbia, 1947)

July 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Orson Welles wrote, directed and produced this film-noir thriller based on a novel by Sherwood King. Welles also stars as Irish seaman Michael O'Hara, who joins a bizarre yachting cruise and finds himself caught up in a complex murder plot. Also on the program is the 1947 Oscar-winning Warner Bros. cartoon "Tweetie Pie."
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Princess Bride" (20th Century-Fox, 1987)

July 13, 2017, 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
A grandfather reads a fairy tale to his sick grandson about stable-boy-turned-pirate Wetsley and his journey to rescue his true love, Buttercup, from the evil Prince Humperdinck. "The Princess Bride" was added to the National Film Registry in 2016. Tickets are encouraged but not required.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-7816

1987 Double Feature

July 14, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
"Dirty Dancing" (Vestron, 1987) While spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman (Jennifer Grey) falls for the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze). "Predator" (20th Century Fox, 1987  R rated*) Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this science-fiction action film as the leader of an elite special forces team on a mission to rescue hostages from guerrilla territory in Central America's Northern Triangle. * No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Breakfast at Sunrise" (First National, 1927)

July 15, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Wealthy Parisienne Madeline (Constance Talmadge) and penniless Pierre (Don Alvarado) decide to teach their respective unfaithful sweethearts a lesson by getting married to each other, and then divorce when their current partners are properly repentant. But things do not necessarily go according to plan.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 20, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

"The Graduate" (Embassy Pictures, 1967)

July 20, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Director Mike Nichols and screenwriter Buck Henry concocted a funny and satirical look at a certain slice of Americana and the generation gap of the 1960s. It was added to the National Film Registry in 1996.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Ferris Buellers Day Off" (Paramount, 1986)

July 20, 2017, 8 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
The late John Hughes achieved a career high point with this funny, heartfelt tale of teenage wiseacre (Matthew Broderick) whose day playing hooky leads not only to a host of comic misadventures but also, ultimately, to self-realization for him and his friends. "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" was added to the National Film Registry in 2014. Tickets are encouraged but not required.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-7816

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 21, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

"Con Air" (Buena Vista Pictures, 1997  R rated*)

July 21, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
In this action crime thriller directed by Simon West, a group of dangerous inmates are transferred to a new super-maximum security facility. Parolee Cameron Poe (Nicolas Cage) hitches a ride on their Con Air transport flight only to find himself caught up in a mid-air hijacking masterminded by Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom (John Malkovich). U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin (John Cusack) must prevent the takeover and keep his overzealous superiors from blowing up the aircraft. * No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (Disney, 1937)

July 22, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Walt Disneys groundbreaking "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"the first American animated feature film and a warm and joyful rendition of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy taleis still in a class by itself. The animated classic was named to the National Film Registry in the registrys inaugural year, 1989.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Titanic" (Paramount Pictures, 1997)

July 22, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
A fictional romance between first-class passenger Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) and impoverished itinerant artist Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) is set on the 1912 maiden voyage of the R.M.S Titanic.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Rio Bravo" (Warner Bros., 1959)

July 27, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
As legend goes, this western, directed by Howard Hawks, was produced in part as a riposte to Fred Zinnemanns "High Noon." It was named to the National Film Registry in 2014.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Raiders of the Lost Ark" (Paramount, 1981)

July 27, 2017, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
The first Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) film finds the archaeologist and adventurer hired by the U.S. Government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis do. It was added to the National Film Registry in 1999. Tickets are required.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-7816

"The Searchers" (Warner Bros., 1956)

July 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Considered by many to be John Fords best film, "The Searches" is equal parts majestic spectacle and soul-searching, the anticipated complex themes and characters that would dominate films of the 1970s. Today we see it through enlightened eyes, but in 1956 many audiences accepted its harsh view of Indians. The film was added to the National Film Registry in its inaugural year of 1989.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Silent Western Double Feature

July 29, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 a.m.
"The Last of the Line" (Mutual Film, 1914) Sioux leader Chief Gray Otter (Joe Goodboy) sends his son Tiah (Sessue Hayakawa) off to a school run by Anglo-Saxons so Tiah can become a great leader. "Tumbleweeds" (United Artists, 1925) Famed silent Western actor William S. Hart stars as cowboy Don Carver, who decides to get in on the Cherokee Strip Land Run in Oklahoma of 1893 and stake a claim as a homesteader.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Once Upon a Time in the West" (Paramount, 1968)

July 29, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Disdained as "Spaghetti Westerns" when they first appeared in American movie theaters, films such as "Once Upon a Time in the West" are now recognized as among the greatest achievements of the western movie genre. It was chosen for preservation in the National Film Registry in 2009.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Lecture

Flowing Tides

July 11, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Musician and ethnomusicologist Gearoid O hAllmhurain discusses Clare as a site of musical pilgrimage that has absorbed the impact of global cultural flows for centuries while simultaneously facilitating outflows of musical change to the world beyond.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Persian Manuscripts in India

July 11, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Dr. Chander Shekhar, The Persian Specialist, University of Delhi, India presents "Persian Manuscripts in India: Collections, Collectors, and Their Future."
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-4518

Islam and modernity in Pakistan

July 13, 2017, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Author, editor and former diplomat Javed Amir, will explain in detail the intellectual history of different visions of Pakistan's future. His lecture will highlight the complexity of the issue of modernity and modernization in Pakistani politics and society, showing why this identity crisis does not have a simple solution.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2666

The Business of Abridgments in Eighteenth-Century Britain and America

July 19, 2017, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
In this highly illustrated lecture, Rare Book School Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. examines the surprising prevalence of abridgments in eighteenth-century Anglo-American publishing. Seeking to understand why the reprint trade is commonly the business of publishing abridgments, Suarez considers how intellectual property, economics, and provincial markets affect the activities of booksellers and the cultures of reading. Examining nineteenth- and twentieth-century collecting practices and the historiography of book history and bibliography, Suarez explains how the ubiquity of abridgments has largely escaped our notice until now.
Location: West Dining Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1177

Roots, Radicals and Rockers

July 21, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
"Skiffle" is a catchy name for a do-it-yourself music craze that swept Britain in the 1950s, primarily influenced by American jazz, blues, folk, and roots music. Roots, Radicals and Rockers is the first book to explore the skiffle phenomenon in depth. Billy Bragg\'s meticulously researched and joyous account shows how skiffle sparked a revolution that shaped pop music as we have come to know it. Author Billy Bragg is an English singer-songwriter and political activist.
Location: Mumford Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Korean Women: Past and Present

July 27, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
There has been a stereotype that premodern East Asian women as submissive and quiet. Aristocratic Korean women before the 17th century often lived with their own families after marriage, had the freedom to divorce and remarry, and enjoyed equal responsibilities and inheritance with their brothers. Dr. Jennifer Jung-Kim will examine the situation prior to the 17th century, the changes brought by Neo-Confucianism from the 17th century, and reforms after Korea opened to the West in the 19th century. The event will be held in room LJ-139B.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2991

Schemes of Annotation in Ptolemy's Geography

July 27, 2017, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
An Examination of Copies at the Lilly Library, Library of Congress and Princeton by Chet Van Duzer. This lecture will be held in the Rosenwald Room, LJ 205. No tickets are required.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3448

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Panel Discussion

"Where we have been, where we are and what's next?"

July 27, 2017, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In recognition of the 27th anniversary of the passage of the ADA, the Library's EEODP office is hosting a panel discussion to celebrate the progress and history of the ADA. Library collection items will be on display for public viewing.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-0522

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Symposium

Collections as Data

July 25, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The National Digital Initiative (NDI) presents the second installment of the "Collections as Data" series that features case studies and impact stories that demonstrate the benefits of making digital collections available and ready for computational analysis, and in doing so, making them more accessible to the general public. The symposium will be live-streamed on the Library's Facebook page at facebook.com/libraryofcongress and its YouTube channel at youtube.com/LibraryOfCongress.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-3463

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Tour

Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

Monday to Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (no 12:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. tour on Saturdays)
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 1, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the exhibition entrance on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Drawing Justice

July 5, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 6, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 7, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 8, 2017, 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the exhibition entrance on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 11, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 13, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 14, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 15, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the exhibition entrance on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 18, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Drawing Justice

July 19, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 22, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 25, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Drawing Justice

July 26, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 27, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 28, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Echoes of the Great War

July 29, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

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