Here we are with the details for the next cultural visit:
The Library of Congress.
Friday 29 March at 10:30 am(until about 11: 30/12: 00).
Meeting point: Carriageentrance, ground floor of the Jefferson Building. Address: 101 Independence AveSE, Washington, DC 20003 (1st Street SE, between Independence Avenue and EastCapitol Street): https://www.loc.gov/visit/maps-and-floor-plans/jefferson-building-front/ ; or https://www.loc.gov/visit/maps-and-floor-plans/thomas-jefferson-building/ground-floor/ (follow Carriage Entrance, ScheduledAppointments ) the entrance is under the large external staircase; afterthe security check, once inside, we meet at the information desk: our LuciaWolf and I will be there.
Some details: thevisit will include a tour of the Jefferson building with the main rooms, thefrescoes, symbols, and architecture. We will also make a visit behind thescenes, along the path that the books and materials requested by readers take,then a tour of the internal shelves with books and periodicals. Finally, in theconference room of the European Division we will see a small exhibition ofparticular materials that Lucia has sought for work and acquired for theItalian collections: it will include Italian classics, antiques books, Italianwriters and even antique newspapers for women; recipe books; art print books ofancient manuscripts (Dante, Leonardo Da Vinci); examples of the most excellentItalian typography. In short, a variety of materials that can be of interest toeveryone.
If interested please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 25th!
We look forward to seeing younumerous, interested and enthusiastic!
Many thanks to Lucia and heravailability!
See you soon
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