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May 9, 2017 at Noon
Cathy Kerst of the American Folklife Center will present “Sidney Robertson Cowell and the WPA California Folk Music Project, 1938-40,” also the subject of an upcoming Library of Congress publication.
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May 10, 2017, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Mapping the Wilderness of Knowledge: The Card Catalog, Past, Present and Future - Join six library champions for an animated discussion on the challenges of managing the “firehose of information” that is modern library collections.  The event will begin with an overview of the new book, The Card Catalog:  Cards, Books, and Literary Treasures, co-published by Chronicle Books in association with the Library of Congress. Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building, Mumford Room, 6th floor

Past Events for 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016, 12pm

Books & Beyond program: Bonnie Yochelson, author of Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half, will discuss and sign her book in the Pickford Theater, located on the third floor of the James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. This Books & Beyond event is co-sponsored by the Library’s Center for the Book and its Publishing Office. It is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 12pm

Books & Beyond program: The authors of Mapping the West with Lewis and Clark (Levenger, 2015), Ralph Ehrenberg and Herman Viola, will discuss and sign their book in the Montpelier Room, located on the sixth floor of the James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. This Books & Beyond event is co-sponsored by the Library’s Center for the Book and its Publishing Office. It is free and open to the public; no tickets are required

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