Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday June 2, 2022

Thursday June 9, 2022

  • Event | special events
    Live! at the Library Thursday
    June 9, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Live! at the Library: Celebrating Pride Month Thursday
    June 9, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Join the Library in Celebrating Pride Month with a discussion from journalist James Kirchick on his new book, “Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington,” and Washington Post writer Jonathan Capehart at 7 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Visitors can also explore Library collection items that Kirchick consulted in researching his book.

Thursday June 16, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    June 16, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.
  • Event | concerts and performances
    Live! at the Library: Celebrate Juneteenth with Ranky Tanky Thursday
    June 16, 2022
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Celebrate Juneteenth with the Grammy Award-winning ensemble Ranky Tanky with an exuberant fusion of jazz, blues, gospel and R&B arrangements of traditional Gullah music from America’s Southeast at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Explore a display of Library collections honoring the legacy of enslaved peoples and celebrating emancipation and Black culture in America in the Great Hall.

Thursday June 23, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    June 23, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Live! at the Library: An Evening with Annie Leibovitz Thursday
    June 23, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Take a closer look at photography during An Evening with Annie Leibovitz at 7 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Join one of the most influential photographers of our time to mark the publication of “Wonderland,” a collection of images from Leibovitz’s encounters with fashion over five decades. To accompany the conversation, explore the Library’s new exhibit, “Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America’s...

Thursday June 30, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    June 30, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Live! at the Library: A Conversation with Sean Doolittle Thursday
    June 30, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Join us this Thursday for a conversation with Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle, and a special performance from the U.S. Air Force Band’s Airmen of Note.

Thursday July 7, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    July 7, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday July 14, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    July 14, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday July 21, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    July 21, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday July 28, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    July 28, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday August 4, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    August 4, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday August 11, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    August 11, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday August 18, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    August 18, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday August 25, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    August 25, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday September 1, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    September 1, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday September 8, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    September 8, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday September 15, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    September 15, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday September 22, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    September 22, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.

Thursday September 29, 2022

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    Live! at the Library Thursday
    September 29, 2022
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Great Hall
    The Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and all exhibitions will be open for extended hours on Thursdays. Visitors are invited to enjoy happy hour drinks and food available for purchase in the Great Hall and the Jefferson Building’s beautiful architecture while immersing themselves in the Library’s exhibits, collections and programs.