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Happy birthday Meriwether Lewis, co-captain of the first US expedition to explore the American West. go.usa.gov/P7Qw
Trending: Happy 100th Birthday, Panama Canal: Aug. 15, 2014, marked the centennial of the completion of the Pa... 1.usa.gov/1pyEZd0
Our websites will be down Friday night Aug 22 thru Sun Aug 24. Also, DC reading rooms closed Aug. 23. go.usa.gov/EjeR
View the online exhibit exploring the beauty of Ukiyo-E, a unique art form created in Japan & embraced by the West. go.usa.gov/P7ZJ
A summer chat on our solar pal: NASA's Holly Gilbert on "The Moody Sun" Tue Aug 26 11:30 am go.usa.gov/EWCT pic.twitter.com/bsF6SDTlnx
But Did The Author Like the Movie?: Ever wonder, while watching a film made from a novel you’ve known and love... 1.usa.gov/1uCHbno
Get out your sunscreen: NASA's Holly Gilbert lectures on "The Moody Sun," Tue Aug 26, 11:30 am go.usa.gov/EWCT
"Great Books to Great Movies" New at Book Festival: Four literary stars will discuss how books they wrote were... 1.usa.gov/1yFMUq0
Library websites will be down Friday night Aug 22 thru Sun Aug 24, reading rooms in DC closed Aug. 23. go.usa.gov/EjeR
Happy birthday Julia Child, born Aug 15, 1912. She wasn’t the 1st American to love French cooking. See who else did. go.usa.gov/P7Wd
Astrobiology Symposium “Preparing for Discovery," Sept. 18-19: How might humanity prepare for the possibility ... 1.usa.gov/1uWWpkv
FEDLINK Opens Nominations for Federal Librarianship Awards: To honor the innovative ways in which federal libr... 1.usa.gov/1uUAJ8w
We interviewed @geneluenyang to preview his appearance 8/30 at the @librarycongress' National Book Festival. ow.ly/AkNlr
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Plan ahead with the Library shop's selection of artistic & fun 2015 calendars. go.usa.gov/P72C pic.twitter.com/cJZe0wleqe
On Aug 14, 1908, in Springfield, Ill., a race riot shocked those who thought racial violence was limited to the South go.usa.gov/P7DP
Amazing city-sounds of the 20th century captured by Tony Schwartz go.usa.gov/EYVe pic.twitter.com/BXX47Y0uWW
Today's #NatBookFest podcast: artist & photog Theodore Taylor III. Meet him in DC Aug 30! go.usa.gov/Exr4 pic.twitter.com/39mjuPbBaN
Mmm… baklava, apricot paste, grapes, olives -- a visual feast from the Middle East. go.usa.gov/E3r3
Letters About Literature: Dear Jhumpa Lahiri: In this final installment of our Letters About Literature spotli... 1.usa.gov/1usxw2N
Taking a late-summer road trip? Check out "Language of the Land" for literary maps & authors’ guides to America. go.usa.gov/P7bw
Just a few final touches on our new American Ballet Theatre exhibit opening Thursday. go.usa.gov/Pe7h pic.twitter.com/XmeMAyRivG