Adopt-a-Book Evening

Guests peruse a selection of adoptable booksPlease join us for our annual Adopt-a-Book event! 

Thursday, January 9, 2014, 6:00 p.m. 
The Smithsonian Castle, 1000 Jefferson Drive SW

Enjoy a unique and lively evening to benefit the Smithsonian Libraries' rare book and preservation programs. The event will feature German food, wine and beer, and entertainment. Guests will have the opportunity to browse a trove of remarkable and historic volumes and are invited to learn more about the Libraries' special collections and why they must be preserved. 

Each book featured will be available for "adoption." Gifts will benefit the Libraries' rare books and preservation programs.  Donations are fully tax-deductible charitable contributions.

To reserve your spot at this unique event, Purchase Tickets now! 

For questions, contact or call 202-633-2241.

We appreciate the support of the Goethe-Institut Washington DC