October 16, 2013 (REVISED October 17, 2013)
Library of Congress Re-Opens October 17
Several Events Canceled, Postponed
The federal government shutdown has ended. The Library of Congress will re-open to the public and researchers at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, October 17.
The following events are postponed, canceled or rescheduled:
- October 17: Robert G. Kaiser discusses and signs his new book "Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn’t" is postponed.
- October 17: Valentina Lisitsa concert, Rachmaninoff piano selections, has been rescheduled for November 14.
- October 17: Film, "An Evening of Ernie Kovacs and Edie Adams on TV" (Packard Campus) is canceled.
- October 18: National Collegiate Book Collecting Ceremony & Reception, location moved to Charlie Palmer Steak, 101 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC.
- October 19: Kids Euro Festival in the Young Readers Center is postponed.
- October 19: Music Division event, "Declassified: Behind-the-Scenes with Artifacts and Ideas" is canceled.
- October 21: Robert Ivkov lecture on "Cancer, Magnets and Heat: Can Nanotechnology Provide New Solutions for Old Treatments?" is canceled.
- October 23: Gallery Talk by Ed Redmon on the life and work of Abel Buell is canceled.
- October 30: Gallery Talk by John Hessler on "Ownership and Landscape: Aztec Surveying and Cartography Before the Conquest" is canceled.
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