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Poet Laureate Inaugural Reading: Joy Harjo

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Coolidge Auditorium

Thomas Jefferson Building

10 First Street SE

Washington, DC 20540

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Joy Harjo will give her inaugural reading as 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. She will be joined by Howard Cloud, Larry Mitchell, and Robert Muller in a special musical performance. Book sales and signing to follow. Co-sponsored by Library of Congress National Book Festival Presents.



Tickets are required for entry to this event. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Entry is not guaranteed. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of house management.

Please request ADA accommodations at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or ada@loc.gov.

The event will also be live-streamed on the Library’s Facebook page at facebook.com/libraryofcongress and its YouTube site (with captions) at youtube.com/loc.



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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The best way to arrive is by public transportation. The closest metro stations are Capitol South (Blue/Orange/Silver Line—a two block walk) or Union Station (Red Line—a half-mile walk). Limited metered and two-hour zoned parking is available in surrounding neighborhoods. Public parking garages are also available, the largest residing at Union Station. For more details, please visit: www.loc.gov/visit/directions/.

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What can/can't I bring into the event?

All visitors must pass through airport-like security to enter the Library. All personal items will be scanned, including jackets, purses, briefcases, etc. Please allow plenty of time to pass through security. Note that the Library forbids certain items and no provisions are made for checking or holding prohibited belongings. For more information, please visit: www.loc.gov/visit/guidelines-and-tips/.

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Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, tickets are required for entry to this event. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Can I update my registration information?

Yes.

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How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email poetry@loc.gov or call (202) 707-5394.


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