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April 7-May 3, 2014
Visit the Publishing Office’s temporary exhibition next to the Visitors’ Desk in the Thomas Jefferson Building. An array of publications is featured, as well as several rare and unusual objects from the Library’s vast collections.

Saturday, August 30, 2014
The National Book Festival
James Conaway, author of the upcoming publication The Forgotten Fifties, will speak about the book along with picture editor Amy Pastan. Main Presentation Stage, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC, time to be announced.

Past Events for 2013

Image: Great Photographs

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 12 PM
Aimee Hess of the Publishing Office and Helena Zinkham, Chief of the Prints & Photographs Division, will discuss a new ebook, Great Photographs from the Library of Congress, at a "Books and Beyond" event in the Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC. The event is free and open to the public. <view map>

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 12 PM
Todd Harvey of the American Folklife Center and Aimee Hess of the Publishing Office will discuss a new ebook, Michigan-I-O: Alan Lomax and the 1938 Library of Congress Folk-Song Expedition, at a "Books and Beyond" event in the Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC. The event is free and open to the public. <view map>

Thursday, January 30, 7:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of Pickford's 1927 feature My Best Girl and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Red River Theaters,  11 S. Main Street, Concord, NH.
http://www.redrivertheatres.org/

Friday, January 31, 8:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford's 1926 feature Sparrows and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Somerville Theatre,  55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA.
http://www.somervilletheatreonline.com/somerville-theatre/

Wednesday, October 30, 12pm  
Books & Beyond program: Linda Barrett Osborne, Paolo Battaglia, and Mario Mignone will discuss and sign their new book Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian Ameican Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress ( Library of Congress and Anniversary Books SRL, 2013). The event is free and open to the public.
Montpelier Room, 6th floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC.

Friday, October 18, 7pm
Mario B. Mignone, Paolo Battaglia, and Linda Barrett Osborne, authors of the new book Explorers, Emigrants, Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian American Experience, will discuss the Italian American experience as seen through the collections of the Library of Congress. Author signing to follow. This event is free and open to all.
Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies in the Frank Melville, Jr. Memorial Library, Room E-4340 (fourth floor).
http://www.library.stonybrook.edu/librarynews/?p=3454

Friday, June 7, 4:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford's 1926 feature Sparrows and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
The Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI
http://www.cinetopiafestival.org/films/pickford/mary-pickford-film-program/

Saturday, June 8, 1:30 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford one reel shorts from 1909-1912 and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
The Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI
http://www.cinetopiafestival.org/films/pickford/mary-pickford-film-program/

Saturday, January 12, 2013, 2:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks' sound feature Taming of the Shrew (1929) and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
National Gallery of Art, 4th Street and Pennsylvania NW, Washington, DC  20565
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar.html

Friday, January 25, 2013, 7:30 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford shorts (1909-1912) and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mt Pony Rd, Culpeper, VA, 22701-7551
http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 11:00 AM
Christel Schmidt will discuss and sign copies of her book Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
New Dominion Bookshop, 404 E. Main St., Charlottesville, VA
http://www.newdominionbookshop.com/

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 7:30 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of Pickford's 1924 feature Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies. The 35mm restoration print is courtesy of the Cinematheque Royale.
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mt Pony Rd, Culpeper, VA, 22701-7551
http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford's 1926 feature Sparrows and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle, WA

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 7:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford's 1926 feature Sparrows and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA
http://www.cafilm.org/rfc/

Friday, February 1, 2013, 7:15 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of Pickford's 1924 feature Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies. The 35mm restoration print is courtesy of the Cinematheque Royale.
Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, San Francisco, CA, US
http://roxie.com/events/details.cfm?eventid=442837DD-1143-DBB3-C6CF4F1924A9A625

Saturday, February 2, 2013, 7:30 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford shorts (1909-1912) and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum, 37417 Niles Boulevard, Fremont, CA

Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 7:00PM
Book reading and signing. Christel Schmidt discusses and signs copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Vroman's Bookstore, 695 Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA, US 
http://www.vromansbookstore.com/ 

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 7:30 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of Pickford's 1924 feature Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies. The 35mm restoration print is courtesy of the Cinematheque Royale.
Alex Theatre, 216 North Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA, US
http://www.alextheatre.org/

Saturday, February 9, 2013, 2:00PM
Screening of Mary Pickford’s Taming of the Shrew (1929). Christel Schmidt presents the Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks' sound feature and signs copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, US 
http://www.americancinematheque.com/indexegyptian.html 

Sunday, February 10, 2013 3:00PM 
Screening of Mary Pickford's Sparrows (1926). Christel Schmidt hosts a screening and will sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Pollock Theater, 4431 SS&MS UC, Santa Barbara, CA
http://www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu/pollock

Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 7:30 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford's 1918 feature Johanna Enlists (1918) and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Hollywood Heritage Museum, 2100 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
http://www.hollywoodheritage.org

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 12 PM
Tom Piazza will discuss and sign The Southern Journey at a "Books and Beyond" event in the Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC. The event is free and open to the public. <view map>

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 7:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of Pickford's 1926 feature Sparrows and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Alamo Drafthouse, 320 E. 6th Street, Austin, TX
http://drafthouse.com/austin/the_ritz/

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 12:00 noon
Books & Beyond author talk and book signing with Margaret E. Wagner, author of The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War.
Montpelier Room A, Madison Building, Library of Congress
Contact 202-707-1519 <view map>

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 3:30PM
Screening of Mary Pickford's Sparrows (1926).
Christel Schmidt hosts a screening and will sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Cleveland Cinematheque, 11141 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH
http://www.cia.edu/cinematheque/

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 7:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks' 1929 feature Taming of the Shrew and sign copies of her book.
Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N. High Street, Columbus, OH, US
http://www.wexarts.org/

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:00PM 
Screening of Mary Pickford's Sparrows (1926).
Christel Schmidt hosts a screening and will sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Indiana University Cinema, 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN
http://www.cinema.indiana.edu/

Friday, March 29, 2013, 7:00PM 
Screening of Mary Pickford's Sparrows (1926).
Christel Schmidt hosts a screening and will sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Indianapolis Museum of Art, 400 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 
http://www.imamuseum.org/programs/films

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 7:30 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of Pickford's 1924 feature Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies. The 35mm restoration print is courtesy of the Cinematheque Royale.
Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL, US
http://www.northwestchicagofilmsociety.org/calendar/classic/

Saturday, April 06, 2013, 12:00PM 
Screening of Mary Pickford's Sparrows (1926).
Christel Schmidt hosts a screening and will sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Music Box Theatre, 3733 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL
http://www.musicboxtheatre.com/

Friday, April 12, 2013, 8:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of Pickford's 1924 feature Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies. The 35mm restoration print is courtesy of the Cinematheque Royale.
North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC, US
http://www.ncartmuseum.org/

Saturday, April 20, 2:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford's 1926 feature Sparrows and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD
http://www.afi.com/silver/

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12 PM
John Hessler will discuss and sign his new book, A Renaissance Globemaker’s Toolbox, at a Books and Beyond event in the Pickford Theater, third floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC
The event is free and open to the public. <view map>

Friday, April 26, 7:30 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a rare screening of the Pickford's 1924 feature Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD
http://www.afi.com/silver/

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 4:00PM 
Screening of Mary Pickford's Sparrows (1926). Christel Schmidt hosts a screening and will sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA
http://thecolonialtheatre.com/ 

Tuesday, April 30, 2:30pm
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford's 1918 feature Johanna Enlists and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY
http://www.nypl.org/events/public-programs

Wednesay, May 1, 2013, 7:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of Pickford's 1924 feature Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies. The 35mm restoration print is courtesy of the Cinematheque Royale.
Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY, US
http://www.cinemaartscentre.org/event/dorothy-vernon-of-haddon-hall/

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 8:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford's 1926 feature Sparrows and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Wesleyan University - Goldsmith Family Cinema, 301 Washington Terrace, Middletown, CT

Sunday, May 5, 3:00 PM
Christel Schmidt will host a screening of the Pickford's 1926 feature Sparrows and sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies.
Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY
http://www.movingimage.us/

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