August 29, 2014 Public Events at the Library of Congress

September - December 2014

Contact: Erin Allen (202) 707-7302
Website: Calendar of Events

(Events subject to change; all telephone numbers are 202 area code)

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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Monday
Sept. 1
LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
The Jefferson Building’s Great Hall and exhibitions are open to the public from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. All other reading rooms and other Library buildings are closed in observance of the federal Labor Day holiday. Contact: 707.8000.

Thursday
Sept. 4
TOPICS IN PRESERVATION SCIENCE LECTURE
Eric Breitung, research chemist with the Library’s Preservation Research and Testing Division, gives a talk on “Alternative to the Oddy Test for Evaluating Storage Materials” at 10 a.m. in Dining Room A. Contact: 707.5525.

Thursday
Sept. 4
LECTURE
Poet and Wave Books Editor Joshua Beckman gives a talk on poetry at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5394.

Thursday
Sept. 4
FILM
“To Be or Not To Be” (United Artists, 1942). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Friday
Sept. 5
BENJAMIN BOTKIN LECTURE
Alex Steyermark and Lavinia Jones Wright discuss “The 78 Project: Documenting Historic Sound in the Contemporary World” at 2 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707.5510.

Friday
Sept. 5
FILM
Directed by Ken Russell Series: “Lisztomania (1975, *R-rated). 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5502. * No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.

Friday
Sept. 5
FILM
“Mrs. Doubtfire” (20th Century Fox, 1993). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Saturday
Sept. 6
FILM
“Aladdin” (Disney, 1992). 2 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Saturday
Sept. 6
FILM
“Good Morning, Vietnam” (Touchstone, 1987, R-rated *). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994. * No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.

Wednesday
Sept. 10
EXHIBITION OPENING
“The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom” highlights the legal and legislative struggles and victories leading to its passage, shedding light on the individuals – both prominent leaders and private citizens – who participated in the decades-long campaign for equality. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 12, 2015, Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the Southwest Gallery of the Thomas Jefferson Building. Contact: 707.4604.

Thursday
Sept. 11
CONFERENCE
“The Second Conference on Latvian Diaspora Archives, Libraries and Material Culture” looks at the Latvian diaspora collections and the preservation, cataloging and housing of the historical and cultural materials. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707.3928.

Thursday
Sept. 11
HOMEGROWN SERIES CONCERT
The Alliance for California Traditional Arts curates a presentation of master artists and their apprentices from Northern and Southern California, who perform son jarocho, folk music from Veracruz, Mexico, at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707.5510.

Thursday
Sept. 11
PRESENTATION
Editors of the publication “Hispanic Americans in Congress,” a compilation of historical essays and short biographies about 91 Hispanic-Americans who served in Congress from 1822 to 2012,” discuss the work at 1 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.6404.

Thursday
Sept. 11
READING
Writer-editor Frank Stewart and scholar-translator Katsunori Yamazato read from the MANOA Journal special feature “Living Spirit: Literature and Resurgence in Okinawa” and participate in a moderated discussion with poet Brenda Shaughnessy at 4 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707.5394.

Thursday
Sept. 11
FILM
“Jumpin ’Jack Flash” (20th Century Fox, 1986, R-rated *). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994. * No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.

Friday
Sept. 12
BOOKS & BEYOND
Ezra Greenspan discusses and sign his new book “William Wells Brown: An African-American Life” at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.1519.

Friday
Sept. 12
LECTURE
Cartoonist Box Brown presents a talk titled “How to Make Comics Every Day and Still Be Alive” at noon in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707.1522.

Friday
Sept. 12
FILM
Directed by Ken Russell Series: “The Music Lovers” (1970, *R-rated). 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5502. * No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.

Friday
Sept. 12
FILM
“The Hunt for Red October” (Paramount, 1990). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Saturday
Sept. 13
FILM
“Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope” (20th Century Fox, 1977). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Monday
Sept. 15
BOOK TALK
NPR’s Fresh Air book critic Maureen Corrigan discusses her new book “So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures” at noon in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707.5394.

Monday
Sept. 15
ROUNDTABLE
Ingrid Monson of Harvard University and Ruth Feldstein of Rutgers University present a talk on “Popular Culture and Civil Rights: Jazz, Film, TV and the Making of the Movement” at 1 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5510.

Tuesday
Sept. 16
LECTURE
Ann Brener, Library Hebraic area specialist, presents a talk on a newly acquired book in the collections at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707.4186.

Tuesday
Sept. 16
LECTURE
Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, presents “Magna Carta and the American Constitution” at 1 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707.4642.

Wednesday
Sept. 17
LECTURE
Hamid Dabashi of Columbia University presents “The World of Persian Literary Humanism: Spreading Culture Through Books” at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707.4518.

Wednesday
Sept. 17
CZECH FILM SERIES
Filmmaker Martin Smok presents his film “The Trials” from a documentary film trilogy “Between a Star and a Crescent” at 1 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.9897.

Wednesday
Sept. 17
HILL CENTER LECTURE SERIES
National Book Award winner Mary Szybist discusses her poetry with Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post's Book World, at 7 p.m. at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. Contact: 707.5394.

Thursday
Sept. 18
LECTURE
Jared Espley, NASA Goddard space scientist, presents “Climate Change on Mars: The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere” at 11:30 a.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5664.

Thursday
Sept. 18
HOMEGROWN CONCERT SERIES
Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle, recipient of a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellowship, performs at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707.5510.

Thursday
Sept. 18
PANEL DISCUSSION
Matt Spivey, vice president of artistic planning at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, anthem enthusiast Neil Grauer, assistant director of marketing and communications at Johns Hopkins Medicine, and the Library of Congress Music Division’s Loras John Schissel and Nicholas Alexander Brown discuss the history and value of revamping "The Star-Spangled Banner” at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5502.

Thursday
Sept. 18
FILM
“Raintree County” (MGM, 1957). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Thursday-Friday
Sept. 18-19
SYMPOSIUM
Scientists, historians, philosophers and theologians from around the world convene at the Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center for two days to discuss "Preparing for Discovery: A Rational Approach to the Impact of Finding Microbial, Complex or Intelligent Life Beyond Earth." The symposium is from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in LJ 119. Contact: 707.0213.

Friday
Sept. 19
READING
The 2014 class of the National Student Poets Program, the nation’s highest honor for youth poets creating original work, read selections of their work at 4 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5394.

Friday
Sept. 19
FILM
“An Ideal Husband” (Miramax, 1999). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Saturday
Sept. 20
FILM
“Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back” (20th Century Fox, 1980). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Tuesday
Sept. 23
BOOKS & BEYOND
James Conaway discusses and sign his new book “The Forgotten Fifties: America’s Decade from the Archives of LOOK Magazine” at noon in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707.1519.

Tuesday
Sept. 23
LECTURE
Hebraic area specialist Ann Brener presents a talk on the Library’s newly acquired 18th century illuminated, miniature manuscript at noon in the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room. Contact: 707.4186.

Thursday
Sept. 25
SYMPOSIUM
Scholars discuss Hispanic Americans’ role in the civil rights movement during the day-long symposium “Organizing Across the Boundaries: Strategies and Coalitions in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice.” Presentations begin at 10 a.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707.5510.

Thursday
Sept. 25
LECTURE
Dr. Lawrence C. Madoff, editor of ProMED-mail and professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Boston, discusses “ProMED-mail: World- Wide Disease Surveillance and Media" at 11:30 a.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5664.

Thursday
Sept. 25
LECTURE
Hisham D. Aidi of Columbia University discusses his book, "Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture" at noon in the West Dining Room. Contact: 707.5502.

Thursday
Sept. 25
LECTURE
Andrej Blatnik of the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia discusses his book “Law of Desire” at noon in the European Division Reading Room. Contact: 707.4371.

Thursday
Sept. 25
READING
Charles Wright gives his inaugural reading as the 20th Poet Laureate Consultant to the Library of Congress at 7 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707.5394.

Thursday
Sept. 25
FILM
“Gattaca” (Columbia, 1997). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Friday
Sept. 26
FILM
Directed by Ken Russell Series: “Tommy” (1975). 7 p.m., Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5502.

Friday
Sept. 26
FILM
“Unbreakable” (Buena Vista, 2000). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

Saturday
Sept. 27
FILM
“Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi” (20th Century Fox, 1983). 7:30 p.m., Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, Va. Contact: 707.9994.

*** End September 2014 ***

OCTOBER 2014

Wednesday
Oct. 1
CZECH FILM SERIES
“Father of the Refugees,” also from the documentary trilogy “Between a Star and a Crescent,” looks at the work of Charles Jordan and his mysterious death in 1967. The film is being screened at 1 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.9897.

Thursday
Oct. 2
LITERARY CELEBRATION
Poets Jennifer Michael Hecht and Peter Streckfus celebrate the birthday of Wallace Stevens by reading selections of his work and discussing his influence on their own writing at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5394.

Friday
Oct. 3
CEREMONY
Susan Roth and Cindy Trumbore receive the Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature for their book “Parrots Over Puerto Rico” at 3 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.1519.

Tuesday
Oct. 7
AMERICAN MUSICOLOGICAL SOCIETY LECTURE
Carol Hess of the University of California at Davis presents “Copland as Good Neighbor: Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America During World War II” at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707.5502.

Tuesday
Oct. 7
READING
Poet Robert Pinsky reads and discusses the translation of his poems into Spanish for his bilingual book “Ginza Samba: Selected Poems” at 6:30 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707.5394.

Thursday
Oct. 9
LECTURE
Douglas Morton, NASA Goddard physical scientist, presents “Climate and Wildfires in the 21st Century” at 11:30 a.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5664.

Friday
Oct. 10
LECTURE
Warren Hoffman, a program director, producer, theater critic and playwright, discusses the role of race in American musical theater at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5502.

Saturday
Oct. 11
CONCERT
Mavis Staples performs gospel, soul, R & B, jazz and rock at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets required. Contact: 707.5502.

Monday

Oct. 13

COLUMBUS DAY

The Jefferson Building’s Great Hall and exhibitions will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A special Main Reading Room open house will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., along with the Young Readers Center. All other reading rooms and other Library buildings will be closed in observance of the federal Columbus Day holiday. Contact: 707.8000.

Tuesday
Oct. 14
LECTURE
Dana Gioia, poet, essayist, and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, discusses the relationship between poetry and music and explores the ways in which poetry achieves its special expressive power at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5394.

Thursday
Oct. 16
CONCERT
In her collaboration with composers Daniel Dehaan and Ryan Ingebritsen, cellist Katinka Kleijn connects to an EEG headset to play a live duet with her brain waves. The program begins at 9 p.m. at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H. St. N.E. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

Friday

Oct. 17

AWARDS CEREMONY

The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, along with the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America presents the National Collegiate Book Collecting Ceremony and Reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707.1519.

Friday
Oct. 17
CONCERT
Steven Lutvak, Jeanine Tesori and David Yazbek, three of Broadway’s hottest musical creators, perform their own music at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

Tuesday
Oct. 21
LECTURE
Mark Eden Horowitz of the Music Division presents “I Bet You Didn’t Know We Had This …” at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5502.

Wednesday
Oct. 22
BOOKS & BEYOND
Harry Katz discusses and signs his book “Mark Twain’s America: A Celebration of Words and Images” at noon in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707.1519.

Wednesday
Oct. 22
LECTURE
Jane Peppler and Roger Spears discuss and perform “Yiddish Songs of the Jazz Age” at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.3780.

Thursday
Oct. 23
CONCERT
In a special appearance, Stew discusses his career as a playwright, songwriter, poet and lyricist at 7 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707.5502.

Friday
Oct. 24
CONCERT
The St. Lawrence String Quartet performs the piano quintet written in 1908 by American composer Amy Beach, along with works by Beethoven and Korngold, at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

Tuesday
Oct. 28
BOOKS & BEYOND
John Hessler, Daniel De Simone and Chet Van Duzer discuss and sign their book “Christopher Columbus Book of Privileges: 1502, the Claiming of a New World” at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.1519.

Wednesday
Oct. 29
CONCERT
For its Washington, D.C. debut, Belgian ensemble Vox Luminis offers a celebration of the Italian Baroque, featuring works by Claudio Monteverdi and Domenico Scarlatti at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

Thursday
Oct. 30
LECTURE
MacArthur fellow Yiyun Li reads from her work and discusses the state of Asian American-literature at 4 p.m. in the Mumford Room. Contact: 707.5394.

Thursday
Oct. 30
CONCERT
Ensemble Dal Niente features the music of George Lewis, including a new commission from the Library and a recent work written especially for the Chicago-based group, at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

*** End October 2014 ***

NOVEMBER 2014

Tuesday
Nov. 4
LECTURE
James Wintle of the Music Division discusses "The Audacity of Hopekirk: Cultural Identity in the Songs of Helen Hopekirk" at noon in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707.5502.

Tuesday
Nov. 4
HILL CENTER LECTURE SERIES
National Book Critics Circle Award winner August Kleinzahler discusses his poetry with Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post's Book World, at 7 p.m. at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. Contact: 707.5394.

Wednesday
Nov. 5
LECTURE
Panos Panay of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship and Sonicbids and Casey Rae, vice president for policy and education at the Future of Music Coalition, discuss “Technology and the Entrepreneur: The Ever-Evolving Landscape of the Music Industry” at 7:30 p.m. in the Montpelier Room. Contact: 707.5502.

Friday
Nov. 7
CONCERT
Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard pairs excerpts from the first book of J.S. Bach’s "The Well-Tempered Clavier" with masterworks by Beethoven and Brahms at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

Saturday
Nov. 8
CONCERT
Nels Cline, hit guitarist of Wilco, brings his "relentlessly exploratory approach" to free jazz with The Nels Cline Singers at 9 p.m. at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H. St. N.E. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

Tuesday
Nov. 11
VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY
The Jefferson Building’s Great Hall and exhibitions will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All other reading rooms and other Library buildings will be closed in observance of the federal Veterans Day holiday. Contact: 707.8000.

Wednesday
Nov. 12
LECTURE
Peter Alyea, digital-conservation specialist in the Library’s Preservation Reformatting Division, discusses “Recovering and Preserving Sound Images: An Encounter with IRENE” at 7 p.m. in the James Madison Building. Contact: 707.5502.

Friday
Nov. 21
LECTURE
Gerald Guala, director of the Integrated Taxonomic Information System of the U.S. Geological Survey, discusses “Big Data and the Linkage of Federal Data Resources for Biodiversity Science” at 11:30 a.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5664.

Friday
Nov. 21
CONCERT
Ensemble Caprice performs both secular and sacred music, including a 1631 Peruvian piece written for religious processions, at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502

Thursday
Nov. 27
THANKSGIVING DAY HOLIDAY
The Library of Congress buildings are closed in observance of the federal Thanksgiving Day holiday. Contact: 707.8000.

*** End November 2014 ***

DECEMBER 2014

Tuesday
Dec. 2
FILM
Filmmaker Glenn Marcus screens and discusses his film “Hallowed Ground,” which looks at American World War I and WWII military cemeteries, at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.9897.

Tuesday
Dec. 2
LECTURE
Nicholas Alexander Brown of the Music Division discusses Irving Fine and the American Woodwind Quintet with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band Woodwind Quintet at noon in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5502.

Thursday
Dec. 4
LECTURE
Matthew Rodell of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center presents a talk on “Measuring Our Underground Water Supplies from Space” at 11:30 a.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5664.

Thursday
Dec. 4
FILM
Historic video of Charles Munch conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra performing Fine and Debussy is being screened at 2 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5502.

Friday
Dec. 5
PRECONCERT PRESENTATION
Jefferson Friedman discusses his Library of Congress commission with David H. Plylar of the Music Division at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5502.

Friday
Dec. 5
CONCERT
The GRAMMY-nominated Chiara String Quartet performs on the Library’s Stradivari instruments to commemorate the centennial of American composer Irving Fine, with works by Mozart, Fine and a Library of Congress commission by Jefferson Friedman at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 7017.5502.

Saturday
Dec. 6
SYMPOSIUM
Irving Fine experts and scholars convene to discuss the noted composer’s music and life, his contemporaries and his place in the American Neoclassical School, including a performance by the Chiara String Quartet, at 2 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Contact: 707.5502.

Saturday
Dec. 6
CONCERT
The Choir of Clare College makes its Library of Congress debut with a commemoration of Irving Fine’s legacy as one of the preeminent American composers of choral music at 7 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

Wednesday
Dec. 10
LECTURE
Jonathan Berger, Denning Family Provostial Professor of Music at Stanford University, presents "The Aesthetics of Data," in which he discusses the use of medical and neuroscience imaging in his recent opera, "Theotokia," and in his current collaboration with the Kronos Quartet, "My Lai."
The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5502.

Thursday
Dec. 11
LECTURE
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award winner Timothy Donnelly discusses poetry at 3 p.m. in the Mary Pickford Theater. Contact: 707.5394.

Friday
Dec. 12
PRECONCERT LECTURE
Nina Totenberg, Mira Wang and Music Division’s Daniel Boomhower give a talk on the Roman Totenberg legacy at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion. Contact: 707.5502.

Friday
Dec. 12
CONCERT
Legendary violinist and teacher Roman Totenberg is celebrated with an evening of chamber music featuring one of his former students, Mira Wang, performing works by Beethoven, Harbison and Tchaikovsky at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

Thursday
Dec. 18
STRADIVARI ANNIVERARY CONCERT
The St. Lawrence String Quartet performs works by Mozart, Schulhoff and Beethoven at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets are required. Contact: 707.5502.

Thursday
Dec. 25
CHRISTMAS DAY HOLIDAY
All Library of Congress buildings are closed in observance of the federal Christmas Day holiday. Contact: 707.8000.

*** End December 2014 **

The Library of Congress occupies three buildings on Capitol Hill. The Thomas Jefferson Building is located at 10 First St. S.E., across from the U.S. Capitol. The John Adams Building is directly behind the Jefferson Building to the east on Second St. S.E. The James Madison Memorial Building, at 101 Independence Ave. S.E., is just south of the Jefferson Building.

JEFFERSON BUILDING: Coolidge Auditorium, ground floor; Whittall Pavilion, ground floor; Bob Hope Gallery of Entertainment, ground floor; Young Readers Center, ground floor; LJ 119, first floor; Great Hall, first floor; Southwest Gallery and Southwest Pavilion, second floor; South Gallery, second floor; Northwest Gallery, second floor.

MADISON BUILDING: Madison Hall, first floor; LM 139, first floor; Pickford Theater, third floor; Mumford Room, sixth floor; Montpelier Room, sixth floor; West Dining Room, sixth floor; Dining Room A, sixth floor.

When attending events at the Library, allow extra time to pass through Library security. Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at 707.6362 or ADA@loc.gov.

PACKARD CAMPUS FILM SCREENINGS: Reservations may be made by phone, beginning one week before any given show. All screenings are at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Call 202.707.9994 during business hours. Reserved seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before showtime, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats. All shows are free, and seating is limited to 200 seats. The Packard Campus Theater is located on the ground floor of the Packard Campus of the National Audio Visual Conservation Center, 19053 Mount Pony Rd., Culpeper, Va. For current schedule and more information, visit the theater’s website at www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/.

CONCERTS AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: All concerts are at 8 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are distributed by TicketMaster at 202.397.7328, 410.547.7328 and 703.573.7328. Various ticketing service charges apply. Tickets are also available at TicketMaster outlets and online at www.TicketMaster.com. Although the supply of tickets may be exhausted, there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to come to the Library by 6:30 p.m. on concert nights to wait in the standby line for no-show tickets. Pre-concert presentations are at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion and do not require tickets. Tickets for events presented at the Atlas Performing Arts Center are available through the Atlas Box Office at 399.7993 or www.atlasarts.org. Contact: 202.707.5502.

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PR 14-150
2014-08-29
ISSN 0731-3527