Events at the Library of Congress

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TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: A new @Flickr album will drop on Friday for identification help on historic photos of gadgets. Register for our free Object Lesson webinar for a sneak peek on some of the mysteries: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist… Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TONIGHT at 6 p.m. ET: Join us for the premiere of our #LIVEatTheLibrary series for a big-screen viewing of the film “Selena,” the 1997 biographical film of Tejana star Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, starring @JLo. Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TODAY at 2 p.m. ET: Join the @LawLibCongress for a a basic overview of Congress.gov/?loclr=twevt. Register for this free event: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist… Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
Our exhibition, "Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words" showcases rarely seen materials that offer an intimate view of Rosa Parks and documents her life and activism. Visit this exhibition before it closes on May 31: loc.gov/exhibitions/ro…
TODAY at noon ET: The American Folklife Center presents international recording artist Herb Ohta, Jr. to the virtual Library of Congress stage. He puts his stamp on Hawaiian music by pushing the limits of tone and technique on the `ukulele. Tune in: youtube.com/loc
TODAY at 12:30 p.m. ET: In honor of #AAPI Heritage month, Judy Tzu-Chun Wu and Gwendolyn Mink join us to discuss their new biography of Rep. Patsy Takemoto Mink, "Fierce and Fearless: Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress." Register: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
THIS THURSDAY: A new @Flickr album will drop on Friday for identification help on historic photos of gadgets. Catch this Thursday's Object Lesson for a sneak peek on some of the mysteries: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TOMORROW: In honor of #AAPI Heritage month, Judy Tzu-Chun Wu and Gwendolyn Mink join us to discuss their new biography of Rep. Patsy Takemoto Mink, "Fierce and Fearless: Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress." Register: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
THIS THURSDAY: Join us for the premiere of our "Live at the Library" series for a big-screen viewing of the film “Selena,” the 1997 biographical film of Tejana star Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, starring @JLo and Edward James Olmos. Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TONIGHT at 6:30 p.m. ET: Kao Kalia Yang, Bryan Thao Worra and Thavisouk Phrasavath discuss their work and explore the Vietnam War and its aftermath, global migration, refugees, the diaspora, and life in America. Register: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
COMING THIS WEEK: The American Folklife Center presents international recording artist Herb Ohta, Jr. to the virtual Library of Congress stage. He puts his stamp on Hawaiian music by pushing the limits of tone and technique on the `ukulele. Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TONIGHT at 8 p.m. ET: Buenos Aires-born, Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler comes to the Library of Congress with his Jazz Tango Trio. Get free tickets to this event: host.nxt.blackbaud.com/registration-f…
TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: To conclude her laureateship, U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo hosts a dance party featuring DJ Tnyce (Haliwa-Saponi). Registration is required. Get tickets: host.nxt.blackbaud.com/registration-f…
TODAY at 11 a.m. ET: Learn how the Library of Congress Preservation Directorate plans for and maintains its preservation programs. These include a series of reorganizations, completed in 2017 and 2021, and an ongoing series of cost studies. Register now: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: To celebrate the conclusion of her laureateship, U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo reads and discusses her favorite “ancestor poems.” Get free tickets to this event: host.nxt.blackbaud.com/registration-f… Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TODAY at 2 p.m. ET: Join us for a panel on constitutional change in the United States, looking at constitutional amendments, as well as social movements that lead to legislation, and other indicators of significant legal change. Register: americanbar.zoom.us/webinar/regist…
TODAY at 11 a.m. ET: Join us for a top level overview of the issues to keep in mind if a library decides to move a portion of their collections to an offsite facility. Register for this event: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
BUILDING CLOSURE: Today a special event in the Great Hall will reduce access in the Jefferson Building. The Great Hall will be closed for a special event until 1 p.m. More Information: loc.gov/item/prn-22-a0…
FRIDAY at 7 p.m. ET: To conclude her laureateship, U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo hosts a dance party featuring DJ Tnyce (Haliwa-Saponi). Registration is required. Get tickets: host.nxt.blackbaud.com/registration-f…
TOMORROW at 7 p.m. ET: To celebrate the conclusion of her laureateship, U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo reads and discusses her favorite “ancestor poems.” Get free tickets to this event: host.nxt.blackbaud.com/registration-f… Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
COMING FRIDAY: Buenos Aires-born, Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler comes to the Library of Congress with his Jazz Tango Trio. Get free tickets to this event: host.nxt.blackbaud.com/registration-f… Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
Explore our incredible exhibitions, including "Geppi Gems", "Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin", "Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words" and many more. Plan a visit: loc.gov/events/?fa=sub…
TODAY at 11 a.m. ET: The Preservation Services Division presents a brief discussion about reformatting brittle books, foreign newspaper digitization, as well as tangible media capture and forensics. Register now: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TODAY at 11 a.m. ET: Join us for "Preserving Daguerreotypes", a webinar that features the history of the development of the daguerreotype, including an introduction to the work of Robert Cornelius. Register now: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TOMORROW at 9:30 a.m. ET: The U.S. Copyright Office invites you to attend the upcoming celebration of the World Intellectual Property (IP) Day. Register for this free event: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: Join us for a conversation about playwright Neil Simon’s legacy with Matthew Broderick and @SJP moderated by “Plaza Suite” director John Benjamin Hickey. Tune in: youtube.com/watch?v=YT6FFo…
TODAY at 11. a.m. ET: Using state-of-the-art examination techniques, Preservation Research & Testing Division staff are collaborating with other library staff to learn more from the material/physical aspects of the Library’s collections. Register: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
COMING NEXT WEEK: Celebrate Preservation Week at the Library of Congress. Explore our array of events including, "Fragments, Discovery and Creating Knowledge", "Preserving Daguerreotypes" and many more: loc.gov/events/?loclr=…
MONDAY: Join us for a conversation about playwright Neil Simon’s legacy with Matthew Broderick and @SJP moderated by “Plaza Suite” director John Benjamin Hickey. Mark your calendar: youtube.com/watch?v=YT6FFo…
TOMORROW: Attend a panel conversation with Jean Casimir and scholars of Haiti on more than 150 years of Haitian history, along with a look at Haitian collections at the Library of Congress. Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TODAY at 2 p.m. ET: Join the @LawLibCongress for a basic overview of Congress.gov. The focus of the session will be searching legislation and the Congressional member information attached to the legislation. Register now: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TODAY at Noon ET: Explore the music that helped shape Louis Armstrong's style and transformed him into one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Tune in: youtube.com/libraryofcongr…
TODAY at 3 p.m. ET: Join us for a webinar celebrating #DeafHistoryMonth through historical photos, like these of @GallaudetU namesake Rev. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and @MLB centerfielder William Hoy. The presentation will be available in ASL & English: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TODAY at Noon ET: Join us for a special performance from the Swedish a cappella vocal group @Kongeromusic. Tune in: youtube.com/loc
TOMORROW: Join us for a webinar celebrating #DeafHistoryMonth through historical photos, like these of @GallaudetU namesake Rev. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and @MLB centerfielder William Hoy. The presentation will be available in ASL & English. Register: blogs.loc.gov/picturethis/20…
TONIGHT at 6 p.m. ET: Join @librarycongress and @HolocaustMuseum for our co-hosted event, "History Unfolded Online Research Sprint". Register for free: loc.zoomgov.com/meeting/regist…
Join us April 18 to participate in an online research event with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for their History Unfolded project. Help uncover how US newspapers covered the Holocaust from 1933-1945 by researching in #ChronAm. loc.gov/item/event-403… #edchat #sschat
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April 20th: Join us for a webinar celebrating #DeafHistoryMonth through historical photos, like these of @GallaudetU namesake Rev. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and @MLB centerfielder William Hoy. The presentation will be available in ASL & English. Details: blogs.loc.gov/picturethis/20…
TODAY at 2 p.m. ET: Join the @LawLibCongress experts for a discussion on green and sustainable finance, with a focus on measures in the European Union. Register for this free webinar: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TODAY at 1 p.m. ET: Join us for our online webinar, "Historical Company Research" that covers strategies and resources that business librarians at the Library of Congress use to research old companies. Register now: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TODAY: Celebrate Japanese Culture Day with the Library of Congress! Children of all ages, families and teachers can learn about Japanese culture through reading, writing and craft-making with Japanese cultural and linguistic professionals. Join us: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TOMORROW: Celebrate Japanese Culture Day with the Library of Congress! Children, families and teachers can learn about Japanese culture through reading, writing and craft-making with Japanese cultural and linguistic professionals. Plan your visit: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: Katherine Blood, co-author of "Cherry Blossom: Sakura Collections from the Library of Congress", will highlight 18th century to contemporary examples, including related, recently acquired prints, drawings, and posters. Register now: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: Explore the Library of Congress collections related to Ambassador Saito, and his efforts to promote peace in the years before the outbreak of World War II. His granddaughter Tomiko Kagei will join the conversation. Register now: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TOMORROW at 7 p.m. ET: Katherine Blood, co-author of "Cherry Blossom: Sakura Collections from the Library of Congress", will highlight 18th century to contemporary examples, including related, recently acquired prints, drawings, and posters. Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TODAY at 11 a.m. ET: Join the @LawLibCongress for an overview of U.S. federal regulations, including information about the notice and comment rulemaking process, the publication and citation of regulations, and more. Register now: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
TOMORROW at 7 p.m. ET: Explore the Library of Congress collections related to Ambassador Saito, and his efforts to promote peace in the years before the outbreak of World War II. His granddaughter Tomiko Kagei will join the conversation. Learn more: loc.gov/item/event-403…
TONIGHT at 7 p.m. ET: Mari Nakahara, co-author of the book "Cherry Blossom: Sakura Collections from the Library of Congress", will offer a close-up exploration of exquisite watercolor illustrations of the 1912 gift of cherry blossom trees. Register now: loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/regist…
CLOSURE TODAY: A special event in the Great Hall will reduce access in the Jefferson Building all day. All exhibitions and the Library Shop in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress will be closed. More: loc.gov/item/event-403…
CLOSURE TOMORROW: A special event in the Great Hall will reduce access in the Jefferson Building all day. All exhibitions and the Library Shop in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress will be closed. More: loc.gov/item/event-403…
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