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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, January 3, 2012

Tour — Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

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.
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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All Public Events for January 2012

Books and Beyond

J. Edgar Hoover

January 18, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
Kenneth D. Ackerman discusses "J. Edgar Hoover & the Library of Congress" based on his book "Young J. Edgar: Hoover, the Red Scare, and the Assault on Civil Liberties."
Location: West Dining Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

States Got Their Shapes

January 26, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
Mark Stein discusses and sign his new book "How the States Got Their Shapes Too: The People Behind the Borderlines."
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

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Concert

Paolo Pandolfo Master Class

January 27, 2012, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Considered one of the world's finest gambists, Paolo Pandolfo offers a free master class, working with three young students Amy Dominguez, Niccolo Seligman and Lucine Musaelian.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8432

Paolo Pandolfo

January 28, 2012, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Featuring the Library's 1708 viola da gamba, made by Pieter Rombouts, Paolo Pandolfo plays J. S. Bach's "Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello."
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

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Film

"St. Louis Blues"

January 5, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"St. Louis Blues" (Paramount, 1958).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Concert for Bangladesh"

January 6, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Concert for Bangladesh" (20th Century-Fox, 1972).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Pinocchio"

January 7, 2012, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"Pinocchio" (Disney, 1940).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Great Caruso"

January 12, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Great Caruso" (MGM, 1951).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Double Feature

January 19, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Twist" (Triton Pictures, 1992) and "Theremin: An Electric Odyssey" (Orion Classics, 1994).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez"

January 20, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez" (Embassy Pictures, 1982).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Performance"

January 21, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Performance" (Warner Bros., 1972).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Funny Girl"

January 26, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Funny Girl" (Columbia, 1968).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Follow the Boys"

January 27, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Follow the Boys" (Universal, 1944).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"King: A Filmed Record ..."

January 28, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"King: A Filmed Record ... Montgomery to Memphis" (Marion Films 1970).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Holiday

New Year's Day Holiday

January 2, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
All Library buildings and services, including reading rooms and exhibitions, will be closed in observance of the federal New Year's Day holiday.
Location: All buildings
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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Lecture

Pre-Hispanic Aztec Nobility

January 26, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
Anastasia Kalyuta, Kislak Fellow in American Studies, presents "Who Really Owned the Estate in the 'Place of Dog Tail?': Land Tenure Patterns Among the Pre-Hispanic Aztec Nobility in the Late 15th and Early 16th Centuries."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3302

Dog Tags

January 26, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
Ginger Cucolo discusses her book "Dog Tags: The History, Personal Stories, Cultural Impact and Future of Military Identification."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

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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

Creating the U.S.

January 13, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
This tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Thomas Jefferson

January 16, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
"Thomas Jefferson: The Man and His Ideas" is a tour that gives visitors a glimpse into Thomas Jefferson's life and explores his influence on the Library and the nation.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Creating the U.S.

January 16, 2012, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
This tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Creating the U.S.

January 20, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
This tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Creating the U.S.

January 23, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
This tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Music Treasures

January 26, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
The tour will focus on some of the Music Division;s treasures, including the Stradivarius violins, the Coolidge Auditorium and the Whittall Pavilion.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Creating the U.S.

January 27, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
This tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Creating the U.S.

January 30, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
This tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Creating the U.S.

January 31, 2012, Noon - 1 p.m.
This tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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