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Catch SIL on SiriusXM

In the hopes that some of you are Sirius radio listeners, we have some exciting news! The Sirius XM Satellite Book Radio Channel created a special program covering this year's National Book Festival in DC. The program includes interviews recorded during a Smithsonian Libraries' dinner event on September 24, 2011. Featured interviewees are  Nancy Gwinn (Smithsonian Libraries' Director),  Leslie Overstreet (Curator of Natural-History Rare Books), author Steve Berry, and many others.

The segment will begin airing tonight on Sirius XM  Satellite Radio on The Book Channel (channel 80) and on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 11/02 7:00pm (EST) – TONIGHT!
  • Friday 11/04 9:30pm (EST), and 
  • Saturday 11/05 5:00pm (EST)

 We hope some of you are able to tune in!  In addition to this initial broadcast, Sirius plans to continue to feature “What’s New at the Smithsonian Libraries” throughout the course of the year. We will keep you posted on those future air dates. Click here for this week's Book Radio schedule.


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  1. Scott

    I would love to join this site and become involved in the community.

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