Smithsonian Libraries, Coast to Coast: San Diego

Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board members
Amy Valeiras and Elizabeth Oliver
invite you to learn more about


Thursday, October 4, 2018 | 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Scripps Seaside Forum
8610 Kennel Way | La Jolla, CA 92037

UPDATE: We will be raffling off our newest education resources to go to your school or library of choice! Raffle tickets are $100 each in support of the Smithsonian Libraries Education Department. You can pre-purchase tickets by visiting and making a donation in support of Education. You do not have to be at the event to win the raffle.

Please join us for an informative and engaging presentation of the Smithsonian Libraries’ impact on our community. We will highlight our role as partners in research, the Biodiversity Heritage Library, and our innovative education programs that take advantage of our incredible collections.

6:00 pm | Sunset Reception
6:45 pm | Program
followed by interactive demonstrations and closing reception

Please RSVP at

At the heart of each of the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, 10 research centers, and National Zoological Park is a Smithsonian Library. Individually, each library is among the world’s greatest repositories of knowledge and an internationally recognized source for information. Collectively, they are one of America’s—and the world’s—most precious scientific and cultural resources.

This event is sponsored by Elizabeth and Dene Oliver, Amy Threefoot and Horacio Valeiras, Ace Parking, and First Republic Bank.