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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 28, 2014

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

Lecture — Broadway Songs

Noon - 1 p.m.
Mark Horowitz discusses "The Sound of Broadway and Popular Song: How Arrangers and Orchestrators Transform the Songs We Hear."
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8437

Lecture — Astrobiology

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Outgoing and incoming Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chairs in Astrobiology David H. Grinspoon and Steven J. Dick present "Searching for Life in the Universe: What Does it Mean for Humanity?"
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

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All Public Events for January 2014

Books and Beyond

Kevin Kallaugher

January 14, 2014, Noon - 1 p.m.
Renowned cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher discusses and signs his new book "Kevin Kal Kallaugher: Daggers Drawn."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1519

Daniel Markey Talk

January 30, 2014, Noon - 1 p.m.
Daniel Markey discusses and signs his new book "No Exit to Pakistan."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1519

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Ceremony

Children's Literature

January 10, 2014, 10 a.m. - Noon
Kate DiCamillo will be inaugurated as the newNational Ambassador for Young Peoples Literature during a special ceremony.
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1519

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Film

"55 Days at Peking"

January 2, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"55 Days at Peking" (Allied Artists, 1963).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Suspicion"

January 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Suspicion" (RKO, 1941).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Lion King"

January 4, 2014, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"The Lion King" (Disney, 1994).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Sanjuro"

January 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Sanjuro" (Toho, 1962).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Jazz Film Screening

January 10, 2014, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Jazz Film Friday: "Arrows Into Infinity" (2012).
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Judgment at Nuremberg"

January 10, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Judgment at Nuremberg" (UA, 1961).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

January 11, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (Warner Bros., 1966).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Civil Rights Television Documentaries

January 16, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Civil Rights Television Documentaries: CBS Reports: "Who Speaks for Birmingham?" (1961) ABC Bell & Howell Close-up!: "Walk in My Shoes" (1961)
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Jazz Film Screening

January 17, 2014, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Jazz Film Friday: "Mickey One" (1965).
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Roger & Me"

January 23, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Roger & Me" (Warner Bros., 1989R-rated*).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Jazz Film Screening

January 24, 2014, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Jazz Film Friday: "Black February" (2010).
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Ella Cinders"

January 24, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Ella Cinders" (First National, 1926).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Pulp Fiction"

January 25, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Pulp Fiction" (Miramax, 1994R-rated*).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Miracle"

January 30, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Miracle" (Disney, 2004).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Jazz Film Screening

January 31, 2014, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Jazz Film Friday: "Inside Out In The Open" (2001) and "The Breath Courses Through Us" (2013).
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Downhill Racer"

January 31, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Downhill Racer" (Paramount, 1969).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Holiday

New Year's Day

January 1, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
All Library buildings will be closed in observance of the federal New Year's Day holiday.
Location: All buildings
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 20, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Jefferson Buildings Great Hall and exhibitions will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All reading rooms and other Library buildings will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday.
Location: All buildings
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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Lecture

Christmas Carols

January 7, 2014, Noon - 1 p.m.
Ian Russell, director of The Elphinstone Institute at the University of Aberdeen, presents "The 'Hidden' Carols: A Christmas Singing Tradition in the English Pennines."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Human Rights Day

January 7, 2014, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Olivia Bueno, associate director of the International Refugee Rights Initiative, author Linda Rabben, and the Law Librarys George Sadek discuss refugee rights .
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-4642

Kluge Scholar Seminar

January 16, 2014, Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Kluge Fellow Amanda Ciafone presents "'I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke': Coca-Cola Advertising and Cultural Revolutions of the 1960s."
Location: LJ Room A-113, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

Broadway Songs

January 28, 2014, Noon - 1 p.m.
Mark Horowitz discusses "The Sound of Broadway and Popular Song: How Arrangers and Orchestrators Transform the Songs We Hear."
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8437

Astrobiology

January 28, 2014, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Outgoing and incoming Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chairs in Astrobiology David H. Grinspoon and Steven J. Dick present "Searching for Life in the Universe: What Does it Mean for Humanity?"
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

Create Your Future

January 29, 2014, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Writer and Drucker scholar Bruce Rosenstein discusses his recent book, "Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way: Developing and Applying a Forward-Focused Mindset."
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1209

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Symposium

March on Washington

January 13, 2014, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
A Library of Congress symposium brings together photographers who took pictures at the March on Washington more than 50 years ago. "With Their Own Eyes: Photographers Witness the March on Washington" features photographers in the Library's March on Washington exhibition, along with relatives of photographers no longer alive.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8938

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Gallery Talk

Abel Buell Map

January 22, 2014, Noon - 1 p.m.
Ed Redmond of the Geography and Maps Division and Kim Curry of the Interpretive Programs Office present "The Buell Map and the Life of Abel Buell."
Location: Great Hall North Gallery, First 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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