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Alexandra Newman and Naturalis Historia

Smithsonian Libraries 50th Anniversary Lecture - Book Marks: Mysteries in the Margins

Our libraries hold many treasures that are unique in all the world, but few are as heavily annotated as the Cullman’s 1491 edition of Pliny the Elder’s Naturalis Historia. 

Monday, April 23, 2018

Q?rius Education Center, Theater
National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Ave, NW

Swing Into Victory

Swing Into Victory! A World War II Era Garden Party

Smithsonian Gardens and Smithsonian Libraries want YOU to join us at a Garden Party for Victory!  Spend the evening celebrating the patriotic American gardens of World War II, with live music, swing dancing, canning demonstrations, activities, tastings, and more!

Friday, May 18, 2018

The Enid A. Haupt Garden, East Terrace Walk
and the Arts & Industries Building
900 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, DC

Sunburst Logo of the Smithsonian Libraries

50th Anniversary Homecoming

Join your Smithsonian Libraries friends and colleagues at our 50th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
SIL 50th Anniversary Logo

50th Anniversary Celebration

Save the date for the Smithsonian Libraries' 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018