Please join us for our annual Adopt-a-Book event! Thursday, January 9, 2014, 6:00 p.m. (rescheduled from October) The Smithsonian Castle, 1000 Jefferson Drive SW
This post was written Devon Lemire, an intern in the Alberta Smithsonian Internship Program. Thanks for joining us this summer, Devon! My name is Devon Lemire, and this summer I interned with the Libraries’ Office of Advancement for three months. I’m from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (about a six hour drive north of the border with western Montana). I just graduated with my BA Honours in History from the University of Alberta in more »
You uploaded your pictures. You showed us your story. You loved visiting the Smithsonian. (But you love the Smithsonian Libraries even more, right?!) Now it’s time to vote for your favorite photos in America’s Family Album!
This post was written by Morgan Arronson, intern in the Dibner Library for the History and Science and Technology and Preservation Department. If you want to stay cool during DC’s hot and humid summer, head to the Smithsonian and find the nearest rare book. Instantly a wave of cool air will rush by. This may sound strange but it works every time. Here at the Smithsonian’s Dibner Library and the Book Conservation more »
Dig out those photos from your visits to the Libraries and become a part of our family album — America’s Family Album! Smithsonian Libraries visitors 18 years and older are invited to dig out their photographs from their time at the Libraries and upload them to America’s Family Album through September 2nd, 2013!
The following post was written by Development intern Tatum Lindsay. Tatum first joined us last summer and explains why she was eager to come back to the Libraries and build on that experience. A lot of people ask me why I chose to come back to the Smithsonian as an intern. Isn’t once enough? Don’t I need more diverse experience for my infant college resume? What is the point of doing the more »
2012 was a spectacular year for fundraising at the Smithsonian Libraries. The fiscal year began in October with a $1 million leadership gift for acquisitions relating to the American Experience from Augustus and Deanne Miller. Gus, an alumnus of the Smithsonian National Board, now serves as Chair of the Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board and chairs the Libraries’ campaign.