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Fall Semester Teen Council - V.A.U.L.T

Fall Semester Teen Council - V.A.U.L.T

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

My Marvelous Affliction: Confessions of a Bibliophile

My Marvelous Affliction: Confessions of a Bibliophile

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Smithsonian Libraries Art of the Book Lecture Series, Part I
My Marvelous Affliction: Confessions of a Bibliophile
by Carmen Agra Deedy, award-winning author and storyteller

The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear

The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th
5:30pm
Q?rius Theater

National Museum of Natural History, Ground Floor
10th Street and Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20560

 

Adopt-a-Book Evening 2016

Adopt-a-Book Evening 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Save the date for the Smithsonian Libraries' annual signature event in the Smithsonian Castle.
Adopt-a-Book 2016, A Celebration of Food and Drink, will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.

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Smithsonian Libraries Research Opportunities 2016-2017

Friday, October 9, 2015

The Smithsonian Libraries will award grants to Baird Society, Dibner Library and Penick Resident Scholars in the 2016-2017 acacemic year. These competitive grants are offered to historians, librarians and bibliographers, as well as predoctoral and postdoctoral students, with an approved research project.

National Museum of African Art and Smithsonian Libraries Unveil “Artists’ Books and Africa”

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art and the Smithsonian Libraries present a new exhibition, “Artists’ Books and Africa,” at the National Museum of African Art beginning Sept. 16. “Artists’ Books and Africa” will be on display through Sept. 11, 2016.

Smithsonian Libraries Unveils “Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780–1910”

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Smithsonian Libraries opens its new exhibition “Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780–1910” in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History July 1. “Fantastic Worlds” will be on display through October 2016.