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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.

Friday, June 14, 2013

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

Film — "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"

7:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (Paramount, 1989).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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All Public Events for June 2013

Books and Beyond

Frederick Douglass

June 20, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
John Muller discusses and signs his book "Frederick Douglass in Washington, DC: The Lion of Anacostia."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1519

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Concert

An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble

June 25, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
The annual Homegrown Concert Series series representing America's diverse musical heritage sponsored by the American Foklife Center kicks off with the An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble performing Klezmer music from New York
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

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Film

Silent Shorts

June 6, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Accidentally and Intentionally Preserved: A Showcase of Newly Preserved Silent Shorts from Archives Around the World."
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Family Secret"

June 7, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Family Secret" (Universal, 1924).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Pauline At The Beach"

June 8, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Pauline At The Beach" (Orion, 1983, R-rated*).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Father of the Bride"

June 13, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Father of the Bride" (MGM, 1950).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"

June 14, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (Paramount, 1989).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"T"First Aviation Documentary"

June 15, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The First Aviation Documentary - The Wright Brothers and the First Military Airplane."
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Lecture

Kluge Scholar Lecture

June 4, 2013, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Morton Kondracke, Jack Kemp Chair in Political Economy, presents a lecture titled "The Jack Kemp Legacy" in LJ 119.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

Kluge Scholar Seminar

June 5, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Kluge Chair of Countries and Cultures of the South, discusses "Jews and 'New Christians' in Portuguese Asia, 1500-1700."
Location: LJ Room A-113, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

Wong Chin Foo

June 6, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Author Scott Seligman talks about his book "The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo."
Location: Dining Room A, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-0979

Kluge Scholar Seminar

June 6, 2013, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Author Marie Arana presents a lecture on her new book, "Bolivar: American Liberator."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

Benjamin Botkin Lecture

June 12, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Author Bill C. Malone discusses his book "Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger's Life and Musical Journey."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Kluge Scholar Seminar

June 13, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Visiting Fellow Peter Kalliny discusses "Transatlantic Modernism and the Emergence of Postcolonial Literature."
Location: LJ Room A-113, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

Benjamin Franklin Book Talk

June 13, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Author Jonathan Lyons talks about his book "The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin and Friends Brought the Enlightenment to America."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1748

Planets Around Other Stars

June 19, 2013, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
NASAs Avi Mandell presents "Exotic Earths: Exploring Planets Around Other Stars."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5664

Digital Stewardship

June 20, 2013, 11 a.m. - Noon
Library of Congress staff address digital stewardship issues
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-2603

Kluge Scholar Seminar

June 20, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Christopher Bishop discusses Frederic Wertham and the anti-comics campaign of the 1950s in LJ 113.
Location: TBA
Contact: (202) 707-0213

Science Literacy

June 24, 2013, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Mark S. Frankel of the American Association for the Advancement of Science presents "Science Literacy: Bridging the Chasm Between Science and Public Policy."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1209

Jampoler Book Talk

June 25, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Andrew Jampoler gives a talk about his book "Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Deaths of Lt. Emory Taunt, USN.:
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5599

Poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar

June 27, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Poets Holly Bass and Al Young celebrate the birthday of American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar by reading selections from his work and discussing his influence on their own writing.
Location: Dining Room A, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5394

Kluge Scholar Seminar

June 27, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Kluge Fellow Jason Blokhuis discusses "Public Educational Authority and Children;s Right's" in LJ 113.
Location: TBA
Contact: (202) 707-0213

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Panel Discussion

Islamic Law

June 4, 2013, 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
he Law Library of Congress and the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division host a panel discussion on the role and impact of Islamic law in the developing constitutions and laws of transitioning countries in the Middle East/North Africa region.
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-4642

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Gallery Talk

Gibson Girl

June 5, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Megan Halsband and Amber Paranick of the Serial and Government Publications Division discuss the Gibson Girl and popular press imagery in the Graphic Arts Gallery.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9203

Charles Dana Gibson

June 12, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Peggy Wagner of the Publishing Office and Martha Kennedy of the Prints and Photographs Division discuss the impact of WWI on Charles Dana Gibson's career and life in the Graphic Arts Galleries.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9203

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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

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