Events at the Library of Congress

Tuesday May 24, 2022

Wednesday May 25, 2022

  • Event | courses and workshops
    A Conversation with Abdulrazak Gurnah for Africa Day Wednesday
    May 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for a conversation with Abdulrazak Gurnah, a Tanzanian-born novelist and academic, in celebration of Africa Day. Gurnah won the 2021 Nobel Prize winner in Literature “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism."
    This event will be livestreamed on YouTube External.

Wednesday June 1, 2022

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Homegrown: Pamyua Wednesday
    June 1, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for a Homegrown at Home concert featuring Pamyua for Yup’ik drumsongs from Alaska. Pamyua’s goal is to represent the enduring heritage of Inuit people. Their performances encourage audiences to appreciate indigenous traditions while relating ancient traditional wisdom to modern culture. Pamyua believes that unity is possible though music and dance, and the members interpret Inuit traditions masterfully with joy and sincerity.
    This event will be livestreamed on YouTube External.

Tuesday June 7, 2022

Thursday June 9, 2022

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    Orientation to Legal Research Series: U.S. Federal Statutes Thursday
    June 9, 2022
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Join legal reference librarians for an Orientation to Legal Research, this month focusing on U.S. Federal Statutes. This webinar will provide participants with an overview of U.S. statutory and legislative research, including information about how to find and use the U.S. Code, the U.S. Statutes at Large, and U.S. federal bills and resolutions.
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.

Tuesday June 14, 2022

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    Orientation to the Prints & Photographs Division Tuesday
    June 14, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for an orientation session that will highlight a wide range of pictorial formats and subject matter. It will focus especially on the digital accessibility of images available to all patrons, even those far from the Library’s buildings.
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.
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    Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Grant Opportunity for Higher Education Webinar Tuesday
    June 14, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    A part of the Library of Congress-wide “Of the People: Widening the Path” program, the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) is offering higher education institutions three grant opportunities for up to $50,000 each for projects that use Library of Congress digital collections to center the lives, experiences, and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American or Pacific Islander, and other communities of...
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.
  • Event | courses and workshops
    Geography & Map Division Virtual Orientation Tuesday
    June 14, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    This virtual orientation will provide a general introduction to the world's largest map library, focusing on collections and resources accessible online from anywhere. Join us to explore a treasure trove of maps, atlases, and cartographic resources followed by a Q&A session with a map librarian.
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.

Thursday June 16, 2022

Wednesday June 22, 2022

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Homegrown: Chao Tian and Tom Teasley Wednesday
    June 22, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for a Homegrown at Home concert featuring Chao Tian and Tom Teasley. Tom and Chao formed the musical duo Dong Xi (“East and West”) in 2018. They use improvisation to create an effective musical dialogue between East and West, and are dedicated to bridging the gap between China and the United States with music.
    This event will be livestreamed on loc.gov.
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    Orientation to the Prints & Photographs Division Wednesday
    June 22, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for an orientation session that will highlight a wide range of pictorial formats and subject matter. It will focus especially on the digital accessibility of images available to all patrons, even those far from the Library’s buildings.
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.

Tuesday June 28, 2022

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    An Overview of Public International Law Tuesday
    June 28, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    Join legal reference librarians for a Lunch and Learn webinar entitled "An Overview of Public International Law". Our Lunch and Learn webinar series takes a deep dive into the Law Library's collections and other legal research subjects.
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.

Thursday June 30, 2022

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    Congress.gov Webinar Thursday
    June 30, 2022
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Join the Law Library of Congress for a Congress.gov webinar. This orientation is designed to give a basic overview of Congress.gov. While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and the congressional member information attached to the legislation, the new features of Congress.gov will also be highlighted.
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.

Wednesday July 6, 2022

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Homegrown: Rodopi Ensemble Wednesday
    July 6, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for a Homegrown at Home concert featuring the Rodopi Ensemble. The Rodopi Ensemble has been presenting the sounds, rhythms and melodies of Thrace for almost three decades. The group started its musical journey in the 1990s, and took the name Rodopi Ensemble to indicate its border-crossing musical style.
    This event will be livestreamed on YouTube External.

Tuesday July 12, 2022

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    Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Grant Opportunity for Higher Education Webinar Tuesday
    July 12, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    A part of the Library of Congress-wide “Of the People: Widening the Path” program, the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) is offering higher education institutions three grant opportunities for up to $50,000 each for projects that use Library of Congress digital collections to center the lives, experiences, and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American or Pacific Islander, and other communities of...
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.

Thursday July 14, 2022

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    CCDI Grant Opportunity for Libraries, Archives and Museums Webinar Thursday
    July 14, 2022
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    A part of the Library of Congress-wide “Of the People: Widening the Path” program, the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) is offering libraries, archives, and museums three grant opportunities for up to $50,000 each for projects that use Library of Congress digital collections to center the lives, experiences, and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American or Pacific Islander, and other communities...
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.

Tuesday July 19, 2022

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    Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Grant Opportunity for Higher Education Webinar Tuesday
    July 19, 2022
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    A part of the Library of Congress-wide “Of the People: Widening the Path” program, the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) is offering higher education institutions three grant opportunities for up to $50,000 each for projects that use Library of Congress digital collections to center the lives, experiences, and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American or Pacific Islander, and other communities of...
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.

Wednesday July 20, 2022

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    Homegrown: The Chosen Few Wednesday
    July 20, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for a Homegrown from Home concert featuring The Chosen Few. The Chosen Few stands firmly in the great tradition of unaccompanied religious singing in the Tidewater region of Virginia.
    This event will be livestreamed on YouTube External.

Thursday July 21, 2022

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    CCDI Grant Opportunity for Libraries, Archives and Museums Webinar Thursday
    July 21, 2022
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    A part of the Library of Congress-wide “Of the People: Widening the Path” program, the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) is offering libraries, archives, and museums three grant opportunities for up to $50,000 each for projects that use Library of Congress digital collections to center the lives, experiences, and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American or Pacific Islander, and other communities...
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.

Wednesday August 3, 2022

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    Homegrown: Janusz Prusinowski Kompania Wednesday
    August 3, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for a Homegrown at Home concert featuring Janusz Prusinowski Kompania for progressive village music from Poland. Janusz Prusinowski Kompania play rural music of Polish villages on fiddles, flutes, accordions, and other traditional instruments. They ground their music in dance rhythms, adding a modern improvisational flair to old melodies.
    This event will be livestreamed on YouTube External.

Wednesday August 17, 2022

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    Homegrown: WÖR Wednesday
    August 17, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for the Homegrown at Home concert featuring the band WÖR. With finely textured arrangements, WÖR injects new energy into 18th-century melodies from the Flanders region of Belgium.
    This event will be livestreamed on YouTube External.

Wednesday September 14, 2022

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    Homegrown: Vigüela Wednesday
    September 14, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for a Homegrown at Home concert featuring Vigüela. Vigüela is a traditional folk quintet with a commitment to the rural musical traditions of central Spain.
    This event will be livestreamed on YouTube External.
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    Virtual Business Research Orientation Wednesday
    September 14, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    The Virtual Business Research Orientation provides an overview of resources and services for business research, with an emphasis on Library of Congress tools and search strategies that can be used from home.
    This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.