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The Future of Learning: How will people learn the skills they need for academe, work, and life?

January 26, 2017
Thursday, January 26th, 2017. 11 AM ET Q?rius Theater National Museum of Natural History, Ground Floor 10th Street and Constitution Ave, NW Washington, DC 20560
Smithson Libraries 50th Anniversary Lecture: James Smithson & His Library, Smithson Libraries 50th Anniversary Lecture: James Smithson & His Library

Smithson Libraries 50th Anniversary Lecture: James Smithson & His Library

January 18, 2017
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Zur Farbenlehre [Theory of Colors]. Tübingen: J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1810

Dibner Library Lecture: Color in the Scientific Image

January 13, 2017
Please join the Smithsonian Libraries on Friday, January 13, 2017 for our 23rd Annual Dibner Library Lecture featuring Mazviita Chirimuuta, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh
INDOOR RECESS

INDOOR RECESS

January 13, 2017
Smithsonian Libraries Presents: INDOOR RECESS a lunchtime getawayFriday, January 13th, 12pm-1pm Smithsonian Libraries Conference Room, NMNH* Featuring your favorite classes as a kid, Library and Art! All you need to do is:
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ManyHatsofHolmes Transcription Event

December 9, 2016
From November 28th through December 9th, the Smithsonian Libraries, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Biodiversity Heritage Library, Smithsonian Field Book Project and Smithsonian Transcription Center will host the #ManyHatsofHolmes transcription event.
INDOOR RECESS

INDOOR RECESS

December 9, 2016
Smithsonian Libraries Presents: INDOOR RECESS a lunchtime getaway for adults Friday, December 9th, 12-1pm AA/PG Library Featuring your favorite classes as a kid, Library and Art! All you need to do is:
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Indoor Recess

November 18, 2016
Smithsonian Libraries Presents: INDOOR RECESS a lunchtime getaway November 18th, 12-1pm National Air and Space Museum Featuring your favorite classes as a kid, Library and Art! All you need to do is:
Adopt-a-Book Evening 2016

Adopt-a-Book Evening 2016

November 16, 2016
Join the Smithsonian Libraries for our Fourth Annual Adopt-a-Book Evening: A Celebration of Food & Drink
The Natural Philosopher and Electrical Fire

It's Alive!: The Science of Shelley's Frankenstein

October 22, 2016
It's Alive!: The Science of Shelley's Frankenstein A living history presentation by Dean Howarth and Abigail Fine A family program suitable for all ages, best for ages 8-16.
INDOOR RECESS

INDOOR RECESS

October 14, 2016
Smithsonian Libraries Presents: INDOOR RECESS a lunchtime getawayFriday, October 14th 12-1pm NH Library Featuring your favorite classes as a kid, Library and Art! All you need to do is:
The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear

The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear

October 5, 2016
Wednesday, October 5th5:30pm Q?rius TheaterNational Museum of Natural History, Ground Floor 10th Street and Constitution Ave, NW Washington, DC 20560  
INDOOR RECESS

INDOOR RECESS

September 22, 2016
Smithsonian Libraries Presents: INDOOR RECESS a lunchtime getaway Thursday, September 22nd from 12-1pm.  Featuring your favorite classes as a kid, Library and Art! All you need to do is:
My Marvelous Affliction: Confessions of a Bibliophile

My Marvelous Affliction: Confessions of a Bibliophile

September 15, 2016
Smithsonian Libraries Art of the Book Lecture Series, Part IMy Marvelous Affliction: Confessions of a Bibliophile by Carmen Agra Deedy, award-winning author and storyteller
Fall Semester Teen Council - V.A.U.L.T

Fall Semester Teen Council - V.A.U.L.T

September 14, 2016
The Natural Philosopher and the Science of Early Ballooning

The Natural Philosopher and the Science of Early Ballooning

August 26, 2016
The Natural Philosopher and the Science of Early Ballooning A living history presentation by Dean Howarth, Niab Montgomery and Abigail Fine A family program suitable for all ages, best for ages 8-16.

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