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Swing Into Victory

Swing Into Victory! A World War II Era Garden Party

Friday, May 18, 2018

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!

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50th Anniversary Homecoming

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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


Smithsonian Libraries and Smithsonian Gardens Unveil “Cultivating America’s Gardens”

Monday, April 24, 2017

Smithsonian Libraries and Smithsonian Gardens will present a new exhibition, “Cultivating America’s Gardens,” at the National Museum of American History May 4 through August 2018.

Smithsonian Research Online Reaches 80,000 Items

Monday, January 30, 2017

Smithsonian Research Online, an ever-expanding collection of published scholarly work from Smithsonian staff, researchers and fellows, has added its 80,000th item.

The Biodiversity Heritage Library Adds University of Toronto Libraries as a New Member

Monday, January 23, 2017

The Biodiversity Heritage Library is pleased to welcome the University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) as a new Member. UTL is the first Canadian library to join the Biodiversity Heritage Library as a Member.