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The Library of Congress offers these events to the public at its Washington, D.C. location free of charge, except where otherwise noted. Schedules are subject to change. Check back to this site for the latest information.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Tour — Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Books and Beyond — Robert T. Lincoln

Noon - 1 p.m.
Jason Emerson discusses and signs his new book "Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln."
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1519

Lecture — 1945 U.N. San Francisco Conference

4:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Elizabeth Borgwardt of Washington University in St. Louis presents "Present at the Creation? Human Rights, NGOs and the Trusteeship Debate at the 1945 U.N. San Francisco Conference."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

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All Public Events for July 2013

Books and Beyond

America's Obsessives

July 11, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Joshua Kendall discusses and signs his new book "America's Obsessives: The Compulsive Energy That Built a Nation."
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1519

Robert T. Lincoln

July 16, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Jason Emerson discusses and signs his new book "Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln."
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1519

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Concert

Garifuna

July 2, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Garifuna performers from California and New York perform their traditional music. No tickets are required.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Harmonia

July 11, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m.
Ohio-based group Harmonia presents music from Central Europe and the Transcarpathian Mountains.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

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Film

"Love"

July 11, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Love" (MGM, 1927).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Stella Dallas"

July 12, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Stella Dallas"(Goldwyn, 1925).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Beethoven"

July 13, 2013, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"Beethoven"(Universal, 1992).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Beau Travail"

July 13, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Beau Travail"(New Yorker, 1999).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Somebody Up There Likes Me"

July 18, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Somebody Up There Likes Me" (MGM, 1956).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Pride and Prejudice"

July 19, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Pride and Prejudice" (MGM, 1940).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Burbs"

July 20, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Burbs" (Universal, 1989).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

70s Blues Musicians on TV

July 25, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Unseen Since the 70s: Legendary Blues Musicians on Television."
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Holiday

Independence Day

July 4, 2013, 8:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Jefferson Building's Great Hall and exhibitions will be open to the public. All other reading rooms and other Library buildings will be closed in observance of the Independence Day federal holiday.
Location: All buildings
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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Lecture

1945 U.N. San Francisco Conference

July 16, 2013, 4:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Elizabeth Borgwardt of Washington University in St. Louis presents "Present at the Creation? Human Rights, NGOs and the Trusteeship Debate at the 1945 U.N. San Francisco Conference."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

China, 1912-1949

July 23, 2013, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Kenneth Pomeranz, president-elect of the American Historical Association, presents "Resisting Imperialism, Resisting Decolonization: Making 'China' from the Ruins of the Qing, 1912-1949."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

Oxford University Press

July 30, 2013, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
William Roger Louis of the University of Texas at Austin presents "Another Dimension of Empire: The History of the Oxford University Press."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

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Tour

Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

Monday to Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (no 12:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. tour on Saturdays)
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

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