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National Book Festival

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The Library of Congress Pavilion offers an in-depth look at the many ways the Library brings its extraordinary resources to Congress and the American people everywhere. A variety of special exhibits will be on view, and you can hear from representatives of the various Library divisions on the work they do to collect, share and preserve the creative and intellectual heritage of the nation at the world’s largest library.

Display Schedule

Program Time
Copyright 9 a.m. − 8:00 p.m.
Geography & Map 9 a.m. − 3 p.m.
Law Library of Congress 9 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Local History & Genealogy 9 a.m. − 3 p.m.
National Library Service 9 a.m. − 3 p.m.
Preservation 9 a.m. − 6 p.m.
Prints & Photographs 9 a.m. − 3 p.m.
Publishing Office 9 a.m. − 3 p.m.
World Digital Library 9 a.m. − 8:00 p.m.
American Folklife Center 3 p.m. − 8:00 p.m.
Music & Performing Arts 3 p.m. − 8:00 p.m.
National Digital Newspaper Program 3 p.m. − 8:00 p.m.
Veterans History Project 3 p.m. − 8:00 p.m.

Presentation Schedule

Presentation Presenter Time
Law.gov & Congress.gov Robert Brammer 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Mapping the West with Lewis & Clark Ralph Ehrenberg & Herman Viola 11:10 – 11:40 a.m.
225 Years of Federal Copyright Law Bill Roberts 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
WWI Sheet Music Paul Fraunfelter 12:20 – 12:50 p.m.
That All May Read Richard Smith 1 – 1:30 p.m.
Revolution: Mapping the Road to American Independence Richard H. Brown & Paul E. Cohen 1:40 – 2:10 p.m.
Chronicling America Deborah Thomas 2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
We Cannot Live Without Folklife Stephen Winick 2:50 – 3:40 p.m.
Library of Congress in the Classroom Kathleen McGuigan 3:40 – 4:10 p.m.
To Know Wisdom & Instruction Lee Avdoyan 4:15 – 4:45 p.m.
World Digital Library Mark Cooper 4:50– 5:20 p.m.
Veterans History Project Lisa Taylor 5:25 – 6 p.m.

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