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An Evening to Adopt-A-Book

Thursday, September 13, 2012, 6:00 p.m. 
Smithsonian Castle, 1000 Jefferson Drive SW


Enjoy a unique and lively evening to benefit the Smithsonian Libraries’ rare book and preservation programs. In partnership with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, the event will feature Italian food, entertainment, and wine tasting. Guests will have the opportunity to browse a trove of remarkable and historic volumes and are invited to learn more about the Libraries’ special collections and why they must be preserved.


Each book featured will be available for “adoption.” Gifts will benefit the Libraries’ rare books and preservation programs.  Donations are fully tax-deductible charitable contributions. To register for the event, click here.


 For questions about the event, contact or call 202-633-2241.

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