Schedule

Author presentation videos for children and teens will be released at 9 a.m. ET on Friday, September 25, and will be available on demand via the Festival platform, Library website and YouTube. All author presentation videos on other stages will launch at 9 a.m. ET on the next day, Saturday, September 26. For a complete line-up of authors and their video presentations, please see the complete video on demand list.

From Friday through Sunday, September 25-27, we will feature interactive live Q&A sessions with select authors to complement their presentation videos. We list them in the schedule under "Live Events by Stage" and "Live Events by Day."

NOTE: Using the “Add to Calendar” tool places individual events in your personal calendar. It does not constitute a reservation or ticket to the event.

Children

Teens

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Gene Luen Yang Live Q&A Friday
    September 25, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed Live Q&A Friday
    September 25, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Mike Curato Live Q&A Friday
    September 25, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    M.T. Anderson & Jo Rioux Live Discussion Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Sabaa Tahir Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Jason Reynolds Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Lucinda Robb and Rebecca Boggs Roberts Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Nic Stone Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Family, Food & Field

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    David Kamp Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Jesse Dougherty Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Bruce Feiler Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Bill Buford Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Gail Collins Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Judith Warner and Esther Wojcicki Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Fiction

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Téa Obreht Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Colson Whitehead Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ishmael Beah and Maaza Mengiste Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    John Grisham Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Salman Rushdie Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Kate DiCamillo and Ann Patchett Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Emily St. John Mandel Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    James McBride Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Kali Fajardo-Anstine Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Genre Fiction

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Marlon James and Jeff VanderMeer Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Alaya Dawn Johnson Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Mary Robinette Kowal Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Walter Mosley Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Leigh Bardugo Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    David Ignatius Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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History & Biography

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Erica Armstrong Dunbar Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Nicholas Lemann and Rick Perlstein Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Madeleine Albright Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Harold Holzer, Ted Widmer and Kai Bird Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Eric Foner Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Peter Baker and Susan Glasser Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Heather Cox Richardson Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    David Rubenstein Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Poetry & Prose

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Elizabeth Tallent Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Mark Doty & Jenn Shapland Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Juan Felipe Herrera and Robert Pinsky Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Susan Minot and Karen Russell Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Science

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Sarah Scoles Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Edward D. Melillo Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Mario Livio Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ann Druyan, Leland Melvin and Jonathan Eller Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Katherine Eban Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Join Katherine Eban for a Live Q&A session. Make sure to check out their video first and have your questions ready when the live session begins. Science
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ann Druyan Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Join Ann Druyan for a Live Q&A session. Make sure to check out their video first and have your questions ready when the live session begins. Science

Understanding Our World

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Christopher Caldwell and Thomas Frank Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Haben Girma Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Richard Haass Live Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Daniel Markovits Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Saeed Jones Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    James A. Robinson Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Barton Gellman, David Ignatius and Thomas Rid Live Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Explore the Library of Congress

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask VHP Staff Live! Friday
    September 25, 2020
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Rachel Mears will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Caring for the National Collection, with the Director for Preservation Friday
    September 25, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk to the director for preservation about the projects the Preservation Directorate conducts to prevent, mitigate and correct for the deterioration and damage to the Library's collections. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask VHP Staff Live! Friday
    September 25, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Lisa Taylor will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Preservation Research and Testing Division Q&A Friday
    September 25, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk to Preservation Research and Testing Division staff about the research being completed to aid in the storage, conservation and understanding of Library collection items. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Preservation Strategies for Bound Materials Friday
    September 25, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk about institutional or personal concerns regarding use, storage and conservation of bound materials in a collection. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Us About Citizen DJ Friday
    September 25, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Innovator in Residence Brian Foo and LC subject specialists are available to answer questions about the sounds of Citizen DJ! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask VHP Staff Live! Friday
    September 25, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Liaison specialist Kerry Ward will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Business Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Business reference librarians will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Law Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Legal reference librarian Ann Hemmens will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Map Librarian! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Ask a librarian about the map collections at the Library of Congress. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Me About Copyright Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Public Information and Education staff will answer copyright related questions. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Me About NLS! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Senior editor Mark Schwartz will answer your questions about the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask the American Folklife Center! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
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    General Q&A about American Folklife Center resources. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask the Kluge Center Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Ask us any questions about the Kluge Center and our programming. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask VHP Staff Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Processing technician Tamika Brown will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Display of Historic Postcards from the Ethiopian Collection Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    A display of Historic Postcards from the Ethiopian Collection. Reference librarian Eve Ferguson will be available to answer questions. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Working at the Library of Congress Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Eliamelisa Gonzalez, human capital management specialist, will be available to answer your questions about Library of Congress jobs! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Serials Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Ask us your questions about newspapers, periodicals, comics and government documents at the Library! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Asian and Middle Eastern Division Staff Live Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Program specialist Anchi Hoh will be available to answer general questions about the Asian and Middle Eastern Division's collections and services. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask the American Folklife Center! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
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    General Q&A about American Folklife Center resources. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Libraries and Archives Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Come talk about emergency case studies and concerns about preparedness, responding to damaging events, and salvaging materials frequently found in collections. Learn more about the Library of Congress' methods of dealing with these issues. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Live Chat About Internships! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    The Internship and Fellowship Programs team will answer questions about how to find internship opportunities at the Library. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Map Cataloger! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    A map cataloging specialist will be available to answer your map collection and cataloging questions. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Music Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Music reference librarians will answer your queries in real time! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Caring for the National Collection, with the Director for Preservation Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk to the director for preservation about the projects the Preservation Directorate conducts to prevent, mitigate and correct for the deterioration and damage to the Library's collections. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Do You Know NLS Music? Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Music librarian Mary Dell Jenkins will answer your questions about the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled and its accessible music collection. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask the American Folklife Center! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    General Q&A about American Folklife Center resources. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask VHP Staff Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Digital assets specialist Greg Palumbo will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Conservation Treatment of the Emily Howland Photograph Album Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk to the book and photograph conservators about the treatment of this 19th century photograph album that contains a previously unknown portrait of Harriet Tubman. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Business Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Business reference librarian Natalie will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Law Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Legal reference librarian Emily Carr will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Music Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    Music reference librarians will answer your queries in real time! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Serials Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Ask us your questions about newspapers, periodicals, comics and government documents at the Library! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask About Transcribing! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Sam Schireson, librarian and By the People team member, will be available to answer your questions about transcription. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Asian and Middle Eastern Division Staff Live Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Staff will be available to answer questions about Asian and Middle Eastern Division's collections and services. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Me About NLS! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Education and training specialist Paula Bahmani will be available to answer your questions about the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled and BARD. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask the American Folklife Center! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
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    General Q&A about American Folklife Center resources. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Display of Historic Postcards from the Ethiopian Collection Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    A display of Historic Postcards from the Ethiopian Collection. Fentahun Tiruneh, area specialist for Ethiopia and Eritrea, will be available to answer questions. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    K-12 Maps on loc.gov Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    A Geography & Map collections manager uncovers engaging K-12 maps. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Preservation Research and Testing Division Q&A Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk to Preservation Research and Testing Division staff about the research being completed to aid in the storage, conservation and understanding of Library collection items. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Manuscript Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Manuscript reference librarian Lewis Wyman will be available to answer your questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Us About Citizen DJ Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Innovator in Residence Brian Foo and LC subject specialists are available to answer questions about the sounds of Citizen DJ! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Preservation Strategies for Photographic Materials Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk to a photograph conservator and ask any questions you have about the best strategies for the use, storage and long term preservation of your personal photograph collections. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask the American Folklife Center! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    General Q&A about American Folklife Center resources. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Business and Science Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Science section head Jennifer will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Map Cataloger! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    A map cataloging specialist will be available to answer your map collection and cataloging questions. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Music Librarian Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Music reference librarians will answer your queries in real time! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Me About NLS! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Network consultant MaryBeth Wise will answer your questions about free National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled service from libraries across the country. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask VHP Staff Live! Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Liaison specialist Kerry Ward will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Working at the Library of Congress Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Jessica Holbrook, workforce management section head, will be available to answer your questions about Library of Congress jobs! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Working at the Library of Congress Saturday
    September 26, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Staffing assistant Kathya Bello-Botello will be available to answer your questions about working at the Library of Congress. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Business Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Business reference librarian Natalie will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Law Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Legal reference librarian Emily Carr will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Map Cataloger! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    A map cataloging specialist will be available to answer your map collection and cataloging questions. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Me About Copyright Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Public Information and Education staff will answer copyright law related questions. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Me About NLS! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Writer-editor Claire Rojstaczer will answer your questions about the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask VHP Staff Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Liaison specialist Kerry Ward will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Working at the Library of Congress Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Supervisory human resources specialists will be available to answer your questions about working at the Library of Congress. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Manuscript Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Historical specialist Julie Miller will be available to answer your questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Serials Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Ask us your questions about newspapers, periodicals, comics and government documents at the Library! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    The Library of Congress African and Middle Eastern Collections in Social Media Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Area studies social media program manager Anchi Hoh will be available to answer questions about the African and Middle Eastern Division and its collections in social media. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Preservation Research and Testing Division Q&A Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    10:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Come talk to Preservation Research and Testing Division staff about the research being completed to aid in the storage, conservation and understanding of Library collection items. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Business Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Business reference librarian Nanette will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Music Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Music reference librarians will answer your queries in real time! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Me About NLS! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Writer-editor Gabrielle Barnes will answer your questions about the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask the Kluge Center Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Ask us any questions about the Kluge Center and our programming. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask VHP Staff Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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    Processing technician Candace Milburn will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Caring for the National Collection, with the Director for Preservation Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk to the director for preservation about the projects the Preservation Directorate conducts to prevent, mitigate and correct for the deterioration and damage to the Library's collections. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    K-12 Maps on loc.gov Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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    A Geography & Map collections manager uncovers engaging K-12 maps. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Conservation Treatment of the Emily Howland Photograph Album Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk to the book and photograph conservators about the treatment of this 19th century photograph album that contains a previously unknown portrait of Harriet Tubman. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Law Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Legal reference librarian Ann Hemmens will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Map Librarian! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Ask a librarian about the map collections at the Library of Congress. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Music Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    Music reference librarians will answer your queries in real time! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Serials Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Ask us your questions about newspapers, periodicals, comics and government documents at the Library! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask About Transcription! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Sam Schireson, librarian and By the People team member, will be available to answer your questions about transcription. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask the Kluge Center Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Ask us any questions about the Kluge Center and our programming. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Meet an AMED Area Specialist Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Staff will be available to answer questions about Asian and Middle Eastern Division's collections and services. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Preservation Strategies for Bound Materials Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk about institutional or personal concerns regarding use, storage and conservation of bound materials in a collection. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Business Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Business reference librarian Natalie will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Manuscript Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Library of Congress archives specialist Cheryl Fox will be available to answer your questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask VHP Staff Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Liaison specialist Owen Rogers will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Preservation Strategies for Photographic Materials Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Come talk to a photograph conservator and ask any questions you have about best strategies for the use, storage and long term preservation of your personal photograph collections. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Business and Science Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Science section head Jennifer will be available to answer your reference questions! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask a Music Librarian Live! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Music reference librarians will answer your queries in real time! Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask Me About NLS! Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Alice O'Reilly from our materials development division will be available to answer your questions about the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled and BARD. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ask the Kluge Center Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Ask us any questions about the Kluge Center and our programming. Explore the Library of Congress
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Working at the Library of Congress Sunday
    September 27, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Supervisory human resources specialists will be available to answer your questions about working at the Library of Congress. Explore the Library of Congress