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Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 12:00 PM
Books & Beyond event in the Mary Pickford Theater. Christel Schmidt will discuss her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies, and sign copies.
The Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 7:30 PM
Christel Schmidt hosts a screening of Mary Pickford's 1926 film Sparrows. She will sign copies of her book, Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies, before and after the feature.
Kentucky Theatre, 214 E Main St.
Lexington, KY 40507-1310

National Book Festival, September 22-23

The events listed below will all take place in the LC Pavilion.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

11:00 am - John Hessler of G&M and Chet Van Druzen will discuss Seeing the World Anew

12:20 pm – Helena Zinkham of the Library’s Prints and Photographs Division will discuss the new publication Gardens for a Beautiful America in a talk titled "Why Write a Book?"

Sunday, September 23, 2012

3:00 pm - Todd Harvey of the American Folklife Center will discuss The Southern Journey

3:40 pm – Margaret Wagner, Michelle Krowl, and Cheryl Regan will discuss The Library of Congress Civil War Timeline and the Library’s upcoming Civil War exhibit

4:20 pm - Sharon Hannon and Giulia Adelfio will discuss the new edition of The Nation's Library


Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 12:00 pm

Presidential Campaign Posters (Books and Beyond author talk and book signing).
Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC. The event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 5, 2012, 2:30 pm 

Presidential Campaign Posters presentation by W. Ralph Eubanks, Tom Wiener, and Aimee Hess. Newseum, Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC. The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 19, 2012, Noon

Vardanants Day Lecture and Exhibit Opening.
Northeast Pavilion of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
The 16th Annual Vardanants Day Lecture will be delivered by Kevork Bardakjian, the Marie Manoogian Chair of Armenian Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.