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December

December 28, 2012 (12-230) (REVISED January 7, 2013)
2012 National Film Registry Selections Showcased in January
December 21, 2012 (12-A07)
Holiday Schedule, December 2012 - January 2013
December 19, 2012 (12-226)
2012 National Film Registry Picks in A League of Their Own
December 18, 2012 (12-228)
Library of Congress to Offer Junior Fellows Summer Internships
December 18, 2012 (12-223)
Emancipation Proclamation Draft on Display in January
December 17, 2012 (12-229)
David J. Christopher Appointed Copyright Chief of Operations
December 17, 2012 (12-225)
Public Events at the Library of Congress, January – April 2013
December 13, 2012 (12-227)
Carole King Named Recipient of Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
December 7, 2012 (12-222)
Singapore to Host the 2013 International Summit of the Book
December 4, 2012 (12-224)
New Novel Posits “Lost Diary” of Abraham Lincoln
December 6, 2012 (12-221)
New Literacy Awards Announced at International Summit of the Book

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November

November 28, 2012 (12-217)
Southern Journey of Folklorist Alan Lomax Subject of New Publication
November 28, 2012 (12-219)
Joe Smith’s Interviews with Music Icons Featured on Library Website
November 27, 2012 (12-218)
Nicole Saylor Appointed Head of American Folklife Center Archive
November 26, 2012 (12-216)
Visiting Scholar Wesley Granberg-Michaelson Will Discuss “The Pilgrimage of World Christianity,” Dec. 13
November 20, 2012 (12-214)
Hitchcock Named Kissinger Chair at Kluge Center
November 16, 2012 (12-215)
Cult Classic “Fandango” Among Cinematic Hits in December
November 15, 2012 (12-210)
VHP Recognizes Vietnam Veterans with Third Installment of Web Feature
November 13, 2012 (12-209)
Mary Pickford Subject of New Book, Talk, Tour
November 9, 2012 (12-193)
Library of Congress to Host First International Summit of the Book
November 8, 2012 (12-213)
Special Programming to Complement Civil War Exhibition Opening Monday
November 8, 2012 (12-211)
VHP Marks November with "Share Your Thanks & Make it Meaningful" Initiative
November 7, 2012 (12-208)
Bioethics and Human Rights Subject of 2012 Human Rights Day Celebration
November 6, 2012 (12-207)
Stage Reading of “The Radiant Love of Maria S.C.,” Nov. 20
November 1, 2012 (12-206)
Changes to Concerts for Nov. 3 and Nov. 9

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October

October 31, 2012 (12-201)
Father Justin Sinaites and Michael Toth to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging of Ancient Texts
October 31, 2012 (12-194)
World Digital Library Adds Florentine Codex
October 25, 2012 (12-A06) (REVISED November 1, 2012)
Library Buildings Closed, Websites Down During Veterans Day Weekend
October 25, 2012 (12-203)
Historic Dupont Circle Meetings of Young Progressives Subject of New Book
October 24, 2012 (12-204)
Hollywood Presidents Take Center Stage at Packard Campus Theater
October 24, 2012 (12-202)
Library of Congress Young Readers Center to Host KidsEuro Events
October 24, 2012 (12-199)
Grinspoon Begins Tenure as Blumberg NASA/Library Chair in Astrobiology
October 23, 2012 (12-197)
Gerald Stern Awarded Bobbitt Prize for Poetry, Jan. 24
October 22, 2012 (12-198)
Chronicling America Posts 5 Millionth Page

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October 19, 2012 (12-200)
Participant in 1962 Mississippi Race Riot Discusses New Book
October 18, 2012 (12-195)
Documentary Film on Jews of Hungary Subject of Dec. 10 Program
October 16, 2012 (12-192) (REVISED October 23, 2012)
Library of Congress Highlights Historical Civil War Figures in New Blog
October 15, 2012 (12-191)
Swann Foundation Accepting Fellowship Applications
October 11, 2012 (12-186)
National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest Winners Announced
October 10, 2012 (12-A05)
Jefferson Building To Close Early Oct. 25
October 10, 2012 (12-190)
John Witte, Jr., Will Discuss “Sharia in the West?” Nov. 1
October 10, 2012 (12-189)
Library of Congress Celebrates Woody Guthrie with Round-Robin Performance Oct. 13
October 5, 2012 (12-181)
Serial Online Story Created for the Library of Congress Relaunches
October 3, 2012 (12-188)
Call for Applications: NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology
October 2, 2012 (12-184)
Wesley Granberg-Michaelson Named Distinguished Visiting Scholar at John W. Kluge Center

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September

September 28, 2012 (12-187)
Main Reading Room Open House on Columbus Day
September 28, 2012 (12-A04)
Temporary Exhibition Closure Oct. 9-11
September 27, 2012 (12-183)
Fright Nights in October at the Packard Campus Theater
September 27, 2012 (12-185)
World Premiere of Nico Muhly’s Library of Congress Commission, “Compare Notes”
September 27, 2012 (12-182)
NASA Chief Scientist Waleed Abdalati to Discuss “Looking Homeward Toward Earth: The Power of Perspective,” Oct. 16
September 26, 2012 (12-179)
Rolena Adorno to Speak at the Library of Congress Oct. 12
September 25, 2012 (12-177)
Americas Award for Children and Young Adult Literature to Be Presented at the Library of Congress Oct. 5
September 24, 2012 (12-178) (REVISED October 12, 2012)
New Library Exhibition Marks Centennial of Hebraic Collection
September 23, 2012 (12-180)
2012 National Book Festival Celebrates the Books that Shaped America

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September 21, 2012 (12-174)
Gadfly of the Gilded Age Is Subject of Book Discussion
September 20, 2012 (12-169)
New Library of Congress Magazine Debuts
September 19, 2012 (12-171)
Congress.gov Unveiled Today
September 19, 2012 (12-173)
Harvard Law Professor to Discuss Book on Being a Civil Rights Lawyer
September 18, 2012 (12-A03)
Jefferson Building To Close Early Sept. 21
September 18, 2012 (12-176)
Librarian of Congress Names Interim Copyright Royalty Judge
September 13, 2012 (12-172)
Educational, Fun Activities Abound at the 2012 National Book Festival
September 13, 2012 (12-170)
Library of Congress Publications Featured at National Book Festival

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September 10, 2012 (12-168)
Slate Magazine's Dahlia Lithwick to Speak at the Library of Congress Sept. 24
September 6, 2012 (12-167)
Music Division Launches New Series at the Hill Center
September 5, 2012 (12-165) (REVISED September 13, 2012)
Peter Frumhoff to Discuss Climate Science and Policy, Oct. 2
September 5, 2012 (12-163)
Main Reading Room Open House on Columbus Day
September 4, 2012 (12-166)
Four Editorial Cartoonists to Discuss “Ink and Pixel: A Cartoon View of Campaign 2012,” Sept. 13
September 1, 2012 (12-164)
Statement by the Librarian Regarding the Passing of Hal David

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August

August 29, 2012 (12-160)
Veterans History Project Recognizes Vietnam Veterans with Second Installment of Web Feature
August 29, 2012 (12-159) (REVISED October 16, 2012)
Library of Congress Civil War Exhibition Features Never-Before-Seen Items
August 28, 2012 (12-162)
Packard Campus Theater Features History, Literary Classics in September
August 24, 2012 (12-161)
Lecture on Benazir Bhutto and Pakistan Democracy, Sept. 12
August 23, 2012 (12-157)
Public Events at the Library of Congress, Sept.-Dec. 2012
August 22, 2012 (12-148)
Lewis, Kinney, Vargas Llosa, Cornwell Join 2012 National Book Festival Lineup
August 22, 2012 (12-158)
Opera Houses, from Antiquity to the Present, Are Subject of Book Discussion
August 21, 2012 (12-154)
Two Renaissance World Maps are Focus of New Library Publication
August 21, 2012 (12-156) (REVISED September 6, 2012)
Center for the Book Hosts International Literacy Day Events

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August 20, 2012 (12-155)
“Down to Earth: Herblock and Photographers Observe the Environment” Opens Sept. 22
August 17, 2012 (12-151)
NASA Scientist to Discuss “My Winter in Greenland and Summer in Antarctica,” Sept. 12
August 17, 2012 (12-153)
New Film Series Features Czech Documentary Films
August 15, 2012 (12-152)
Natasha Trethewey to Give Inaugural Reading As U.S. Poet Laureate, Sept. 13
August 14, 2012 (12-149)
Library of Congress Presents a Season of “American Voices” in 2012-2013
August 13, 2012 (12-150)
Manuel Castells Named Kluge Chair in Technology and Society
August 9, 2012 (12-145)
Author to Discuss History of American Journalism, Sept. 19
August 8, 2012 (12-147)
Library of Congress Hosts September Symposium on Yiddish Radio

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July

July 27, 2012 (12-144)
Packard Campus Theater Features Marty, Hercules, El Cid
July 26, 2012 (12-146)
Connecticut Center for the Book Moves to Connecticut Humanities Council
July 26, 2012 (12-140)
Library of Congress Summer Interns Unearth Collection Treasures
July 25, 2012 (12-141) (REVISED August 2, 2012)
“Aesop for Children” Is a New Take on Classic Fables
July 24, 2012 (12-143)
Colleen Shogan Selected as Deputy Director of Congressional Research Service
July 24, 2012 (12-142)
The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert to Open Aug. 16
July 16, 2012 (12-139)
Veterans History Project, Dept. of Defense Collaborate on Korean War 60th Anniversary Events
July 13, 2012 (12-130)
John Witte Jr. Named to the Cary and Ann Maguire Chair In Ethics and American History at the Kluge Center
July 11, 2012 (12-138)
‘Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally’ Is Subject of Book Discussion
July 10, 2012 (12-137)
Library of Congress to Award President Fernando Henrique Cardoso Kluge Prize for Study of Humanity
July 10, 2012 (12-A02)
Reason & Emotion: Acceptance Speech for the Kluge Prize by Fernando Henrique Cardoso
July 2, 2012 (12-133)
Swann Foundation Announces Awards for 2012‑2013

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June

June 28, 2012 (12-135)
“Toy Story,” “Working Girl” Featured at Packard Campus Theater
June 28, 2012 (12-132) (REVISED October 16, 2012)
Library of Congress Civil War Sesquicentennial Exhibition to Open Nov. 12
June 27, 2012 (12-104)
Library of Congress Acquires Carl Sagan Papers
June 26, 2012 (12-134)
Library of Congress Announces Free Summer Concert Series
June 21, 2012 (12-123)
“Books That Shaped America” Exhibition to Open June 25
June 20, 2012 (12-127)
Library Announces New Services at ALA Conference
June 19, 2012 (12-129)
Steven Raichlen to Lecture on “The Evolution of Barbecue,” July 24
June 19, 2012 (12-131)
ADVISORY: Wreath-Laying at Lincoln Memorial to Celebrate Land-Grant Universities
June 18, 2012 (12-126)
First Israeli Astronaut Subject of Documentary Film at Library July 16

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June 18, 2012 (12-117)
Joe Smith Donates Recorded Interviews with Music’s Who’s Who
June 15, 2012 (12-128)
Robert Dizard Jr. Appointed Deputy Librarian of Congress
June 15, 2012 (12-125)
Library of Congress to Acquire 4,000 California Images by Carol M. Highsmith
June 14, 2012 (12-120)
Library of Congress to Mark Centennial of Hebraic Collection With Publication, Exhibition
June 13, 2012 (12-124)
ADVISORY: Library Announces June 25 Conference Program
June 13, 2012 (12-122)
Case of Sacco and Vanzetti Is Subject of Book Discussion
June 13, 2012 (12-121) (REVISED June 18, 2012)
Presidential Campaign Posters Subject of Book Discussion
June 7, 2012 (12-114)
Librarian of Congress Appoints Natasha Trethewey Poet Laureate
June 6, 2012 (12-119)
Orin Kerr Named Scholar in Residence at Law Library of Congress
June 5, 2012 (12-108)
Library of Congress to Host Conference on America’s Institutions of Knowledge
June 4, 2012 (12-118)
Louis Galambos to Discuss “The Creative Society and the Price Americans Paid for It,” June 13

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May

May 31, 2012 (12-113)
Texas and Illinois Libraries Honored for Exemplary Service to Blind and Disabled Readers
May 30, 2012 (12-111)
Library of Congress Appoints Junior Fellows to 2012 Summer Internship Program
May 30, 2012 (12-115)
America’s Space Race, War of 1812 Featured at Packard Campus Theater
May 25, 2012 (12-112)
Scientist Martha Anderson To Discuss “Mapping Water Use from Space” June 14
May 25, 2012 (12-110)
Letters About Literature Winners Announced
May 25, 2012 (12-105)
Veterans History Project Recognizes Vietnam Veterans with Web Feature
May 23, 2012 (12-107) (REVISED May 24, 2012)
Recordings by Donna Summer, Prince and Dolly Parton Named to the National Recording Registry
May 22, 2012 (12-109)
American Folklife Center Announces Recipients of Fellowships and Awards
May 18, 2012 (12-101)
Procedural Tools and How They Are Used in Congress Is Subject of Book Discussion

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May 17, 2012 (12-103)
Preliminary Authors Named for 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival
May 17, 2012 (12-106)
Program for Cooperative Cataloging Launches RDA Cataloger Training
May 16, 2012 (12-074)
Library of Congress Commences “Celebration of the Book”
May 15, 2012 (12-102)
Arab Novelist Jurji Zaydan Subject of June 5 Symposium at the Library of Congress
May 14, 2012 (12-100)
Northwest Washington, D.C., Is Subject of Book Discussion
May 14, 2012 (12-098)
Library of Congress to Award President Fernando Henrique Cardoso Kluge Prize for Study of Humanity
May 11, 2012 (12-097)
Journalist Morton Kondracke to Discuss the Life & Career of Jack Kemp May 24
May 11, 2012 (12-096)
FEDLINK Announces 13th Annual Awards for Federal Librarianship

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May 10, 2012 (12-099)
Veterans History Project Hosts Arts, Military + Healing Closing Event
May 8, 2012 (12-093)
Library Honors Bacharach & David with 2012 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
May 7, 2012 (12-073)
Local Educators Selected to Participate in National Educational Program
May 7, 2012 (12-095)
Library Marks Birthdays of Walt Whitman and Gwendolyn Brooks
May 4, 2012 (12-A01)
Jefferson Building Restrictions May 8
May 4, 2012 (12-094)
Presidential Campaign Posters Subject of New Library of Congress Publication

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April

April 30, 2012 (12-082)
Library of Congress Calendar of Events, May - August
April 26, 2012 (12-089)
Papers of Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White Opened for Research at Library of Congres
April 25, 2012 (12-087)
Visualizing the Nation’s Capital: Two Centuries of Mapping Washington D.C.
April 24, 2012 (12-088)
"My Fair Lady”, “Shaft” Headline May Film Series
April 24, 2012 (12-091)
Richard Dreyfuss to Speak at the 2012 Law Day Program on May 1
April 23, 2012 (12-085)
Nobel Laureate Herta Müller Reads at Library, May 15
April 19, 2012 (12-078)
Biography of Baseball Legend Bill Veeck Is Subject of Book Discussion
April 19, 2012 (12-075)
National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Walter Dean Myers to Be Featured in Program for Young People
April 18, 2012 (12-084)
Library Marks 500th Anniversary of Armenian Printing With Exhibition, Publication

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April 17, 2012 (12-083)
Library of Congress, Ad Council Team Up with RIF to Launch PSA Campaign
April 16, 2012 (12-080)
David Grinspoon Named First Chair in Astrobiology at Kluge Center
April 13, 2012 (12-081)
Librarian of Congress Names New Chief Copyright Royalty Judge
April 13, 2012 (12-076) (REVISED May 1, 2012)
New Online Collection and Book Features Rare Garden Images
April 12, 2012 (12-079)
Norwegian Author Karl Ove Knausgard at Library May 2
April 11, 2012 (12-077)
U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine Closes the Literary Season on May 3
April 10, 2012 (12-069)
Library of Congress Celebrates "Preservation Week: Pass It On"
April 9, 2012 (12-072)
"A Rare Astronomical Event: Transit of Venus” Lecture, May 8

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April 9, 2012 (12-071)
"Creating the United States” To Close on May 5
April 6, 2012 (12-066)
Holocaust Rescuers Are Subject of April 19 Book Talk by Mark Klempner
April 6, 2012 (12-070)
Latino Writers Blas Falconer and Lorraine López At Library of Congress, April 26
April 6, 2012 (12-068)
River of Words Youth Poetry and Art Contest Winners to Receive Awards at Library of Congress
April 5, 2011 (12-067)
Library of Congress National Book Festival Slated for Sept. 22-23
April 2, 2012 (12-063)
Library of Congress Acquires Lee Strasberg Collection

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March

March 28, 2012 (12-065)
Packard Campus Theater Spotlights Classic Films in April
March 28, 2012 (12-062)
Library Marks William Shakespeare’s Birthday, April 18
March 28, 2012 (12-064)
Library Conference on Two Centuries of Mapping Washington D.C.
March 26, 2012 (12-061)
Joseph Puccio Appointed Collections Development Officer
March 23, 2012 (12-059)
Author to Discuss Book on Gardens
March 21, 2012 (12-058)
Panelists and Agenda for “The Profound Impact of Stress” Conference
March 19, 2012 (12-057)
Author Jeanne Guillemin to Discuss “American Anthrax” April 3
March 19, 2012 (12-056)
Mark Sweeney Appointed Director of Preservation
March 14, 2012 (12-055)
Garrett Hongo to Discuss Asian-American Poetry, April 13

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March 13, 2012 (12-054)
Conversation with South African Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile, April 3
March 12, 2012 (12-051)
Library of Congress Announces New Asian Division Chief
March 9, 2012 (12-052)
Women Veterans of the Persian Gulf War Subject of Panel Discussion
March 8, 2012 (12-047)
Poet Laureate Chooses Asekoff and Black for Witter Bynner Award
March 7, 2012 (12-050)
Library Marks Tennessee Williams’ Birthday, March 26
March 6, 2012 (12-049)
Kluge Center to Hold Conference on “The Profound Impact of Stress,” March 26-27
March 6, 2012 (12-048)
Swann Fellow to Discuss Early Comic Strips and the Nature of the Child
March 2, 2012 (12-046)
Vardanants Day Lecture Marks Opening of Library of Congress Armenian Exhibition
March 2, 2012 (12-045)
Amber Straughn to Discuss the James Webb Space Telescope, March 21
March 1, 2012 (12-044)
Lectures and Tours Related to Cherry Blossoms Offered with Exhibition Opening March 20

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February

February 29, 2012 (12-040)
Veterans History Project Examines Military Photography in 36th Web Feature
February 28, 2012 (12-043)
Lecture Will Explore Role of Libraries in Improving Lives of Citizens in Jalisco, Mexico
February 28, 2012 (12-041)
Life of 20th Century’s First Woman Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Is Subject of Talk
February 17, 2012 (12-037)
Author Joseph Fruscione Discusses Faulkner and Hemingway Literary Rivalry, March 16
February 16, 2012 (12-039) (REVISED March 8, 2012)
Library Display on Sun Yat-sen’s Life and Legacy Marks Centennial of the Republic of China
February 13, 2012 (12-035)
Woman’s Building Library at 1893 World’s Columbian Exhibition Is Subject of Book Discussion
February 13, 2012 (12-038)
Karen Keninger Appointed Director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
February 10, 2012 (12-036)
Israeli Women Composers Subject of March 6 Lecture at the Library
February 8, 2012 (12-028)
“Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship” Exhibition

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February 8, 2012 (12-032)
New Endowment to Support Contemporary Music Launches
February 7, 2012 (12-033)
"Herblock Looks at 1962” Exhibition Opens March 20
February 7, 2012 (12-031)
Engineer Who Inspired Wright Brothers Is Subject of Book Discussion
February 6, 2012 (12-034)
Birthday Celebration for Ralph Ellison, March 1
February 1, 2012 (12-024)
Library of Congress and French Archive INA Exchange Cinema and TV Treasures
February 1, 2012 (12-029)
Main Reading Room Open House on Presidents Day, Feb. 20

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January

January 30, 2012 (12-030)
Library Highlights Epic Drama "Roots" During Black History Month
January 30, 2012 (12-025)
Library of Congress to Offer Junior Fellows Summer Internships
January 30, 2012 (12-026)
Symposium on Carl Jung and Aging To Be Held March 28
January 30, 2012 (12-027)
Veterans History Project Launches Multi-Year Effort to Collect Vietnam War Stories
January 26, 2012 (12-023) (REVISED February 24, 2012)
Library Marks 500th Anniversary of the Armenian Literary Tradition with Exhibition, Publication
January 25, 2012 (12-022)
William May to Discuss “Testing the National Covenant,” Feb. 29
January 24, 2012 (12-020)
Journalist and Author Jonathan Lyons to Discuss “Islam Through Western Eyes,” Feb. 16
January 24, 2012 (12-019)
Intellectuals’ Experience with Soviets’ “Great Experiment” Is Subject of Book Discussion
January 23, 2012 (12-018)
Life of Slave Owned by President Madison Is Subject of Book Discussion

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January 20, 2012 (12-011)
U.S. Naval Observatory Donates Rare Book to Library of Congress
January 19, 2012 (12-016)
Library Leaders Announce New Digital Curation Residency Program
January 18, 2012 (12-017)
Library of Congress Offers Congressional Record as iPad App
January 18, 2012 (12-015)
Jacob Bleacher to Discuss “NASA’s Desert RATS,” Feb. 14
January 18, 2012 (12-012)
New Library Publication Highlights Civil Rights Struggle
January 17, 2012 (12-013)
“Politics and the Dancing Body” Opens Feb. 16
January 12, 2012 (12-014)
Gayle Osterberg Named Director of Communications
January 10, 2012 (12-009)
The People Behind the Formation of the States’ Borders to Be Discussed

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January 6, 2012 (12-010)
Koussevitzky Foundations Announces Commission Winners
January 6, 2012 (12-008)
J. Edgar Hoover’s Brief Career at Library of Congress to Be Discussed
January 4, 2012 (12-006)
Roberta Shaffer Appointed Associate Librarian for Library Services
January 4, 2012 (12-005)
David Mao Appointed Law Librarian of Congress
January 4, 2012 (12-003)
Greek Poet Odysseas Elytis and the Hispanic World, Jan. 27
January 4, 2012 (12-002)
Birthday Celebration for Langston Hughes, Feb. 1
January 3, 2012 (12-001)
Walter Dean Myers Named New National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature
January 3, 2012 (12-004)
Author to Discuss Fashion Industry Impresario Eleanor Lambert, Feb. 2

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