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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.

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Symposium — Japanese Treasures

9 a.m. - Noon
The Library's Asian Division Friends Society is sponsoring a symposium on "Japanese Cultural Treasures at the Library of Congress." There will also be a special exhibit of items for the Library's Japanese collections.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3558

Symposium — Mir Ali Shir

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The life, work and legacy of Uzbek author Mir Ali Shir is the subject of a symposium sponsored by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Uzbekistan. The symposium is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5676

Lecture — Jutta Hipp

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Jazz historian Kate Kaiser presents a talk on "Jutta Hipp: Europe's First Lady of Jazz" in a program sponsored by the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division and the Association for Recorded Sound Collections Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5856

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All Public Events for March 2007

Books and Beyond

Dred Scott

March 6, 2007, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Mary E. Neighbour discusses her book "Speak Right On: Dred Scott, a Novel" in a program cosponsored by the Library's Center for the Book, Missouri Center for the Book, Maryland Center for the Book and Silver Spring Historical Society.
Location: Montpelier Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

Peter Strickland

March 22, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Stephen H. Grant discusses his book "Peter Strickland: New London Shipmaster, Boston Merchant, First Consul to Senegal" in a program cosponsored by the Center for the Book and the African and Middle Eastern Division.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

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Concert

Aron Quartett

March 2, 2007, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
The Aron Quartett performs works by Haydn, Schoenberg and Korngold. Tickets are required for this event; they are distributed by Ticketmaster at (301) 808-6900 or (410) 752-1200 and are limited to two per call. Each ticket carries a service charge of $2.75, with additional charges for phone orders and handling. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster.com. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to try for standby seats at the will-call desk in the Jefferson Building by 6:30 p.m. on concert evenings.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Marc Bamuthi Joseph

March 9, 2007, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
National Poetry Slam champion Marc Bamuthi Joseph presents excerpts from his works "Word Becomes Flesh" and "Scourge." Tickets are required for this event; they are distributed by Ticketmaster at (301) 808-6900 or (410) 752-1200 and are limited to two per call. Each ticket carries a service charge of $2.75, with additional charges for phone orders and handling. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster.com. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to try for standby seats at the will-call desk in the Jefferson Building by 6:30 p.m. on concert evenings.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Women Composers from the MacDowell Colony

March 10, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Violinist Katie Lansdale, mezzo soprano Kathleen Shimeta and pianists Andrew Harley, Martin Hennessy, Sharon Johnson and Nancy Davis perform works by women composers of The MacDowell Colony. No tickets are required.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Seeger Family Tribute

March 16, 2007, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
The Library of Congress presents "A Seeger Family Tribute" with a performance by folk artists Pete, Mike and Peggy Seeger. This event is cosponsored by the American Folklife Center as part of the "How Can I Keep From Singing: A Seeger Family Tribute" symposium. Although the supply of tickets is exhausted, interested patrons are encouraged to try for standby seats at the will-call desk in the Jefferson Building by 6:30 p.m.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Camerata Ireland with Barry Douglas

March 23, 2007, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Barry Douglas and Camerata Ireland perform works by Mozart, Beethoven and Carter, and a newly commissioned work by Dave Morris, a professor at the University of Ulster. The concert is being cosponsored by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme 2007. Although the supply of tickets for this concert has been exhausted, interested patrons are encouraged to try for standby seats at the will-call desk in the Jefferson Building by 6:30 p.m.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Cantus

March 30, 2007, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
A capella men's chamber choir Cantus sings pieces by Bernstein, Stephen Foster and Sting, among others. Tickets are required for this event; they are distributed by Ticketmaster at (301) 808-6900 or (410) 752-1200 and are limited to two per call. Each ticket carries a service charge of $2.75, with additional charges for phone orders and handling. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster.com. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to try for standby seats at the will-call desk in the Jefferson Building by 6:30 p.m. on concert evenings.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Instant Composers Pool Orchestra

March 31, 2007, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
The Instant Composers Pool Orchestra presents a tribute to Duke Ellington in a program cosponsored by the Embassy of the Netherlands. Tickets are required for this event; they are distributed by Ticketmaster at (301) 808-6900 or (410) 752-1200 and are limited to two per call. Each ticket carries a service charge of $2.75, with additional charges for phone orders and handling. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster.com. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to try for standby seats at the will-call desk in the Jefferson Building by 6:30 p.m. on concert evenings.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

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Genealogy Orientation

March 7, 2007, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Learn about resources for genealogical research. Sign up from 8:30 a.m.  5 p.m. in LJ 42.
Location: LJ G07 Conference Room, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5537

Poetry at Noon

March 13, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Today's noontime program features poetry readings on "Forgiveness" by Linda Annas Ferguson and Jeanne Murray Walker.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1308

Genealogy Orientation

March 21, 2007, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Learn about resources for genealogical research. Sign up from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in LJ 42.
Location: LJ G07 Conference Room, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5537

Mock Congressional Hearing

March 22, 2007, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Law Library of Congress and Tufts University present a "Mock Congressional Oversight Committee Hearing" with constitutional law expert Louis Fisher and students of Tufts University, U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Military Academy. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required.
Location: Montpelier Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-9838

Poetry Reading

March 29, 2007, 6:45 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Poet Laureate Donald Hall introduces this year's Witter Bynner Fellows, Laurie Lamon and David Tucker, who will read from their work.
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1308

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Exhibition

"On the Cutting Edge" Opens

March 29, 2007, 10 a.m. - 5 a.m.
"On the Cutting Edge: Contemporary Japanese Prints" is an exhibition of fine prints from the College Women's Association of Japan (CWAJ) Print Show. Marking the 50th anniversary of the CWAJ Print Show and the Library's acquisition of prints exhibited in the show, the display features some 200 works by long-established artists Toko Shinoda, Reika Iwami and Fumio Kitaoka. The exhibition will be on view Monday - Saturday in the Great Hall through June 30.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-4604

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Film

Women at War

March 2, 2007, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The Library's Veterans History Project is sponsoring a film series, "Women at War," in honor of Women's History Month. Today's screenings are "Mad Parade" (1931) and "100% American" (1918).
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-4916

Women at War

March 9, 2007, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The Library's Veterans History Project is sponsoring a film series, "Women at War," in honor of Women's History Month. Today's screenings are "Ladies Courageous" (1944), "Women at War" (1943) and "Women in Defense" (1942).
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-4916

Women's History Month

March 15, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Screened is "Shirley Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed." Sponsoring the program are the Library's Office of Workforce Diversity and U.S. Copyright Office.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-7540

Films of Pete and Toshi Seeger

March 15, 2007, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
The Library's American Folklife Center and Music Division present screenings of never-before-seen footage of folk music from around the world, shot in the 1960s by Pete and Toshi Seeger, as part of the "How Can I Keep From Singing: A Seeger Family Tribute" celebration. Register online <a href="www.loc.gov/folklife/Seegersymposium/seeger_registration.php">here</a>.
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5510

Women at War

March 16, 2007, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The Library's Veterans History Project is sponsoring a film series, "Women at War," in honor of Women's History Month. Today's screenings are "Flight Nurse" (1953) and "M*A*S*H: Inga" (CBS-TV, 1979).
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-4916

Women at War

March 23, 2007, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The Library's Veterans History Project is sponsoring a film series, "Women at War," in honor of Women's History Month. Today's screenings are "China Beach: Home" (ABC-TV, 1988) and "The Twentieth Century: Woman Doctor in Vietnam" (CBS-TV, 1966).
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-4916

Women at War

March 30, 2007, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The Library's Veterans History Project is sponsoring a film series, "Women at War," in honor of Women's History Month. Today's screening is "Courage Under Fire" (1996).
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-4916

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Lecture

Kluge Center Event

March 2, 2007, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Douglas Boyce presents "Notations, Improvisations and Working Titles: The Function of Printed Scores in Shaping Modern Musical Performances" in a program cosponsored by the Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies.
Location: LJ Room A-113, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3302

Preconcert Talk

March 2, 2007, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Fred Wasserman, curator of the Jewish Museum in New York and co-editor of "Schoenberg, Kandinsky and the Blue Rider," discusses the book in a lecture preceding the Aron Quartett concert.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

John Hope Franklin

March 6, 2007, 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
John Hope Franklin, recipient of the 2006 John W. Kluge Prize for the Study of Humanity, will present a lecture titled "Where Do We Go from Here" in a program sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center. No tickets are required.
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-2692

Louis C. Elson Memorial Lecture

March 7, 2007, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Joseph Horowitz, author of "Classical Music in America: A History of Its Rise and Fall," presents the Louis C. Elson Memorial Lecture on "The Classical Music 'Crisis' and What to Do About It" in the annual Louis C. Elson Memorial Lecture. No tickets are required.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

LCPA Veterans Forum

March 8, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Dr. Richard Jadick discusses his book "On Call in Hell: A Doctor's Iraq War Story."
Location: Dining Room A, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5034

National Literary Society of the Deaf

March 13, 2007, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Ricardo Lopez, president of the National Literary Society of the Deaf (NLSD); Robert R. Davila, president of Gallaudet University; Ginnie Cooper, chief librarian of the D.C. Public Library; Nancy Bloch, chief executive officer of the National Association of the Deaf; and Diana Gates, reference and instruction librarian at Gallaudet University Library, present a lecture in commemoration of the recent reading promotion partnership between the Library's Center for the Book and the NLSD. The program will be followed by a screening of clips from the PBS documentary, "Through Deaf Eyes," the first comprehensive film on deaf history.
Location: West Dining Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

Women's History Month

March 14, 2007, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Rep. Debbie Wassserman Schultz (D-Fla.) delivers the keynote address for the Library's celebration of Women's History Month.
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-7540

Holocaust Religious Thought

March 14, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Gershon Greenberg, professor at American University, presents a talk titled "Holocaust Religious Thought: My Quest for Sources" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern Division.
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3779

Anti-Martial Law Movement

March 14, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Lily Ann Villaraza, 2007 Florence Tan Moeson Fellow, presents a talk on "Philippine Protest Theater in the Anti-Martial Law Movement" in a program sponsored by the Asian Division.
Location: Asian Reading Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5673

Confessions of a Historical Novelist

March 16, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Katherine Vaz, Briggs-Copeland Fellow at Harvard, presents a talk on "Confessions of an Historical Novelist: Writing Fact and Fiction" in a program sponsored by the Hispanic Division.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 702-2776

Buying and Selling a Home

March 21, 2007, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Mark Nash discusses his book "1001 Tips for Buying and Selling a Home" in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division.
Location: Dining Room A, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5664

Gandhi

March 22, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Rajmohan Gandhi, human rights scholar, presents a lecture titled "The Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in Today's World" in a program sponsored by the Library's Asian American Association.
Location: LM 139, First floor, James Madison Building

Kluge Scholar Seminar

March 22, 2007, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Gerhard Casper, Kluge Chair of American Law and Governance, presents a talk on "Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3302

Preconcert Talk

March 23, 2007, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Barry Douglas discusses "A Northern Ireland Perspective (Part One)" with Philip Hammond, creative director of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme 2007, preceding the Camerata Ireland concert. No tickets are required.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Jutta Hipp

March 27, 2007, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Jazz historian Kate Kaiser presents a talk on "Jutta Hipp: Europe's First Lady of Jazz" in a program sponsored by the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division and the Association for Recorded Sound Collections Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5856

Smugglers

March 28, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Moises Naim, editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy Magazine, presents a talk on his book "Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy" in a program sponsored by the Library's Hispanic Division.
Location: West Dining Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-2013

Law Library Speaker Series

March 29, 2007, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Former Congressman Mickey Edwards, director of the Aspen Institute, discusses "National Security and the Rule of Law" as part of the Law Library of Congress speaker series co-sponsored by Tufts University. This event is free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are required.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9838

LCPA What If ... Science Fiction & Fantasy Forum

March 30, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Science fiction writer Edward Lerner discusses "Computer Science in SF: It's Not an Exact Science" in a program cosponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division.
Location: Dining Room A, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-8540

Preconcert Talk

March 30, 2007, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Frank Albinder, director of the Washington Men's Camerata; Ann Meier Baker, president of Chorus America; and Gunilla Marcus-Luboff and Robert Saladini, co-developers of the LC Choral Series, present a talk on "Men, Let's Sing: Choral Music for Men's Voices" preceding the Cantus concert. No tickets are required.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Preconcert Talk

March 31, 2007, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Larry Appelbaum, host of WPFW radio program "Sound of Surprise," hosts "A Conversation with the Artists" preceding the Instant Composers Pool Orchestra concert. No tickets are required.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

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Meeting

Women's History Discussion Group

March 14, 2007, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Bring your lunch and join Library of Congress staff and patrons to discuss the research being done in this field.
Location: LJ G07 Conference Room, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2273

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Panel Discussion

Women's History Month

March 22, 2007, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dorothy Pierce McSweeny, chair of the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities; Harriet Sanford, president and chief executive officer of the National Education Association Foundation; and Deborah Gaston, director of education for the National Museum of Women in the Arts, discuss how their roles have impacted and strengthened our nation and abroad.
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-7540

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Symposium

Robert Morrison

March 15, 2007, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Asian Division is sponsoring "A Bridge Between Cultures: Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of Robert Morrison's Arrival in China" with keynote speaker Robert Frykenberg, professor emeritus of history and South Asian studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The program is being cosponsored by the Centre for the Study of Christianity in China (Oxford, England), the University of Maryland and Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md). To register, visit the http://cscic.com/Academic-Activities or send an email inquiry to morrison@gmail.com. A special display of Morrison material will be on view from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, March 15-17, in the Asian Reading Room (LJ-150) of the Jefferson Building.
Location: Congressional Members Room, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3626

Seeger Family Tribute

March 16, 2007, 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
The Library's American Folklife Center and Music Division sponsors a symposium, "How Can I Keep From Singing: A Seeger Family Tribute," with keynote address by Neil Rosenberg, professor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. Sessions are "Charles Seeger and Ruth Crawford Seeger," "Another Generation of Seegers: Pete, Mike and Peggy Seeger," "Performing the Seegers" and "Politics, Theory and the Folk Revival." Registration is required online <a href="www.loc.gov/folklife/Seegersymposium/seeger_registration.php"> here</a>.
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5510

Japanese Treasures

March 27, 2007, 9 a.m. - Noon
The Library's Asian Division Friends Society is sponsoring a symposium on "Japanese Cultural Treasures at the Library of Congress." There will also be a special exhibit of items for the Library's Japanese collections.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3558

Mir Ali Shir

March 27, 2007, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The life, work and legacy of Uzbek author Mir Ali Shir is the subject of a symposium sponsored by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Uzbekistan. The symposium is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5676

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Gallery Talk

Shakespeare

March 7, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Martha Hopkins of the Interpretive Programs Office discusses Shakespeare items from the Library's collections in the "American Treasures" exhibition.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2463

The MacDowell Colony

March 14, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Robin Rausch of the Music Division leads a special tour through the "A Century of Creativity: The MacDowell Colony 1907-2007" in the "American Treasures" exhibition.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2463

Shakespeare Theater

March 21, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
Walter Zvonchenko of the Music Division discusses the Library's collection of Shakespeare-related theater items in the "American Treasures" exhibition.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2463

Shakespeare Walking Tour

March 28, 2007, Noon - 1 p.m.
John Cole of the Center for the Book leads a walking tour on Shakespeare in the Jefferson Building. Interested patrons are asked to meet in the "American Treasures" exhibition.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9203

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Workshop

Library Research Orientation

March 5, 2007, 10:30 a.m. - Noon
Obtain a reader identification card in LM 140 prior to attending. Register by phone at 7-3370, online at www.loc.gov/rr/main/inforeas/signup.php or at the Computer Catalog Center, first floor of Jefferson Building. This event is sponsored by the Humanities and Social Sciences Division.
Location: LJ G07 Conference Room, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0945

Library Research Orientation

March 5, 2007, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Obtain a reader identification card in LM 140 prior to attending. Register by phone at 7-3370, online at www.loc.gov/rr/main/inforeas/signup.php or at the Computer Catalog Center, first floor of Jefferson Building. This event is sponsored by the Humanities and Social Sciences Division.
Location: LJ G07 Conference Room, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0945

Library Research Orientation

March 12, 2007, 10:30 a.m. - Noon
Obtain a reader identification card in LM 140 prior to attending. Register by phone at 7-3370, online at www.loc.gov/rr/main/inforeas/signup.php or at the Computer Catalog Center, first floor of Jefferson Building. This event is sponsored by the Humanities and Social Sciences Division.
Location: LJ G07 Conference Room, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0945

Library Research Orientation

March 26, 2007, 10:30 a.m. - Noon
Obtain a reader identification card in LM 140 prior to attending. Register by phone at 7-3370, <a href="www.loc.gov/rr/main/inforeas/signup.php">online</a> or at the Computer Catalog Center, first floor of Jefferson Building. This event is sponsored by the Humanities and Social Sciences Division.
Location: LJ G07 Conference Room, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0945

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Event

Great Hall Closes

March 29, 2007, Noon - 5 p.m.
The Great Hall, exhibitions and Sales Shop in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress will be closed to the public due to a scheduled private event. Normal access will resume on Friday, March 30.
Location: Great Hall, 1st floor, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5000

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Luncheon

Women's History Discussion Group

March 29, 2007, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Bring your lunch and join Library of Congress staff and patrons to discuss the research being done in women's history.
Location: LJ G07 Conference Room, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2273

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Workshop

Law Library Orientation

March 23, 2007, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Law Library of Congress offers an orientation on "Legal Research Techniques and Use of Law Library Collections." Prior to the orientation session, participants must obtain a Reader Registration Card in LM 140, Madison Building. Registration for the orientation is required. Call (202) 707-9801 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. or register in person in the Law Library Reading Room, LM 201.
Location: LM 654D Training Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5080

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