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America Reads

"America Reads" will open Thursday, June 16, in the Southwest Gallery on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. The exhibition is free and open to the public through Dec. 31, 2016, Monday through Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The exhibition will feature some of the rarest and most interesting editions in the Library’s collections. Many volumes are from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division and are seldom on public view. Also included in the exhibition is a video featuring six Pulitzer Prize winners, including Jennifer Egan and Rita Dove, who discuss the books that they think shaped America.

Event Venue

Library of Congress- Thomas Jefferson Building

10 First St. S.E.
Washington, DC 20540

For more information:

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