Events at the Library of Congress
Joy Harjo at the American Indian Community Housing Organization
Monday, October 18, 8-9 p.m. ET
U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo visits Minnesota to talk with students and the local community in partnership with the Minnesota Center for the Book.
Augustin Hadelich, violin Orion Weiss, piano
Thursday, October 21, 8-9 p.m. ET
Violinist Augustin Hadelich plays with an undeniable maturity beyond his years and an artistry reminiscent of classical music’s Golden Age. Named Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year in 2017, Hadelich has consistently established himself as a performer of poise and virtuosity.
Webinars from the Library of Congress
- COVID-19: Stronger Together Through a One Health ApproachTuesday, October 19, Noon-1 p.m. ETThe Library of Congress Health Services Division and the Science, Technology and Business Division have collaborated with three expert speakers to provide the public with the latest information about the One Health approach, a transdisciplinary framework that calls for collaboration between human and veterinary medicine, sociology, economics, behavioral science and political science to manage current and future pandemics. Register for this event.
- Prints & Photographs Orientation: Photography of Latin America and the CaribbeanWednesday, October 20, 3-4 p.m. ETThis orientation session will include a brief introduction to photography collections of Latin America and the Caribbean. Instruction will cover library search tools, online resources, and how to prepare for a future visit to the reading room. Register for this event.
- Freedom of Speech in the Time of Pandemic: Central America and EurasiaThursday, October 21, 2-3 p.m. ETThe Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series of classes is designed to shed light on some of the foreign and comparative law issues currently being researched by the foreign law and international law experts at the Law Library of Congress. Register for this event.
- CCDI Grant Webinar: Higher EducationFriday, October 22, 3-4 p.m. ETJoin the Library of Congress to learn more about the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) grant opportunity for higher education institutions. Register for this event.
Exhibitions at the Library of Congress
Several exhibitions are open for visitors to visit at the Library of Congress.
- Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words
- Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight For the Vote (exhibition closes on Oct. 30)
- Thomas Jefferson’s Library
- Exploring the Early Americas
IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to enter the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and experience the exhibition, each visitor must apply for and receive one of a limited number of free timed entry passes. For information on reserving tickets, visit loc.gov/visit, where visitors can review “Know Before You Go” guidelines and reserve their free passes.
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