Society Events and Programs
Participation in the Smithsonian Libraries Society allows for exclusive access to opportunities, including invitations to events with noted luminaries, behind-the-scenes tours, and early access to exhibitions. Some of these opportunities are highlighted here.
Exhibition Openings and Previews
Smithsonian Libraries staff, Advisory Board members, and donors at the opening reception for the exhibition Fantastic Worlds.
A reception guest gets a sneak-peek into Fantastic Worlds during the opening reception.
Guests explore Smithsonian Libraries treasures at the annual James Smithson dinner, highlighting the Smithsonian Libraries.
Guests learn about whales at an exclusive event in Phoenix, AZ.
Adopt-a-Book Annual Reception
Photos taken during the annual Adopt-a-Book event, hosted in the historic Smithsonian Castle.
Guests shown here had the opportunity to participate in a private, behind-the-scenes look at the rare books and treasures featured in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, led by librarian Leslie Overstreet.