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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Gallery Talk — Jefferson's Library

Noon - 1 p.m.
Mark Dimunation, curator of the Jefferson's Library exhibition, discusses "The Miscellaneous World of Thomas Jefferson's Library."
Location: Southwest Pavilion, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9203

Lecture — Charting of Louisiana

Noon - 1 p.m.
John Hebert, chief of the Library's Geography and Map Division, discusses "The Charting of Louisiana: Five Hundred Years of Maps."
Location: LM B01 Geography and Map Reading Room, Basement floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-8543

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All Public Events for January 2009

Film

"Cool Hand Luke"

January 2, 2009, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Cool Hand Luke" (1967).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Ten Things I Hate About You"

January 3, 2009, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"Ten Things I Hate About You" (1999).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Pick Up on South Street"

January 6, 2009, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
"Pick Up on South Street" (1953).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"All That Jazz"

January 9, 2009, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"All That Jazz" (1979).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin

January 10, 2009, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin" (1967).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Planet of the Apes"

January 13, 2009, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
"Planet of the Apes" (1968).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Band Wagon"

January 16, 2009, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Band Wagon" (1953).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Butch Cassidy & Sundance Kid"

January 17, 2009, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid" (1969).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Ann Sothern Double Feature

January 20, 2009, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
"Let's Fall in Love" (1933) and "Smartest Girl in Town" (1936).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!"

January 23, 2009, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!" (1965).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Gold Diggers of 1933"

January 24, 2009, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"Gold Diggers of 1933" (1933).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"A Tale of Two Cities"

January 27, 2009, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
"A Tale of Two Cities" (1935).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Laura"

January 30, 2009, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Laura" (1944).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

The Golden Age of Comedy

January 31, 2009, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"The Golden Age of Comedy"(1957).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Holiday

New Year's Day

January 1, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All Library buildings are closed in observance of the federal New Year's Day holiday.
Location: All buildings
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Martin Luther King Jr Birthday

January 19, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All Library buildings will be closed in observance of the federal Martin Luther King Jr., Birthday holiday.
Location: All buildings
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Inauguration Day

January 20, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All Library buildings are closed in observance of the presidential inauguration.
Location: All buildings
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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Lecture

Screen repair

January 5, 2009, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Richie Unterberger discusses his book "The Unreleased Beatles: Music and Film," a guide to the music and film the Beatles made but did not release.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-7833

Suicide Bombers

January 12, 2009, Noon - 1 p.m.
Anat Berko, Schusterman Professor at George Washington University, discusses her book "The Path to Paradise: The Inner World of Suicide Bombers and Their Dispatchers."
Location: West Dining Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-9897

Darfur Refugees

January 12, 2009, Noon - 1 p.m.
Brian Wakely, CEO of the Center for Occupational Research and Development in the UK, discusses the joint literacy program with Book Wish Foundation for Darfur refugees.
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1960

Ginny Gong

January 13, 2009, Noon - 1 p.m.
Ginny Gong discusses her book "From Ironing Board to Corporate Board" in a program sponsored by the Asian Division.
Location: Asian Reading Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-4426

Presidential China

January 15, 2009, Noon - 1 p.m.
Christina Keyser, assistant curator of Mount Vernon, discusses the history of presidential china in a program sponsored by the Humanities and Social Sciences Division.
Location: LM 139, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-0945

Korean Sound Recordings

January 27, 2009, Noon - 1 p.m.
Robert Provine of the University of Maryland presents a lecture on "The Remarkable Tale of the Earliest Korean Sound Recordings."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Charting of Louisiana

January 28, 2009, Noon - 1 p.m.
John Hebert, chief of the Library's Geography and Map Division, discusses "The Charting of Louisiana: Five Hundred Years of Maps."
Location: LM B01 Geography and Map Reading Room, Basement floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-8543

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Gallery Talk

Electoral College

January 7, 2009, Noon - 1 p.m.
Gerard Gawalt, curator of "Creating the United States," discusses the formation of the Electoral College.
Location: Southwest Pavilion, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9203

Abigal Adams' Letter

January 14, 2009, Noon - 1 p.m.
Janice Ruth of the Manuscript Division presents a talk titled "Abigail Adams' Letter Asserting the Rights of Women" in the "Creating the United States" exhibition.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9203

Jefferson's Library

January 28, 2009, Noon - 1 p.m.
Mark Dimunation, curator of the Jefferson's Library exhibition, discusses "The Miscellaneous World of Thomas Jefferson's Library."
Location: Southwest Pavilion, Second 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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