DPLAfest 2016 has ended
Taking place in the heart of Washington, DC, DPLAfest 2016 (April 14-15) will bring together hundreds from DPLA’s large and growing community for interactive workshops, hackathons and other collaborative activities, engaging discussions with community leaders and practitioners, fun events, and more. DPLAfest 2016 will appeal to anyone interested in libraries, technology, ebooks, education, creative reuse of cultural materials, law, open access, and genealogy/family research.

Area institutions serving as co-hosts include the National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian Institution.

To view photographs, recordings, and social media from DPLAfest 2016, visit https://dp.la/info/get-involved/dplafest/april-2016/media/.
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Thursday, April 14 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Build your own tour of the Library of Congress Jefferson Building

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Visit any of these stations around the Jefferson building where Library of Congress docents will share with DPLAfest participants stories and background information about the architectural details and exhibits on display.

  • Great Hall
  • Bibles Gallery (Gutenberg and Mainz bibles, Evolution of the Written word mural)
  • Minerva Mosaic and Blashfield Evolution of Civilization poster
  • Riis Exhibition
  • Exploring the Early America Exhibition

DPLAfest participants are also welcome to visit any of the current exhibits during regular hours of operations  8:30am – 5:00pm. More information about current exhibits: https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/current/

Thursday April 14, 2016 12:00pm - 2:00pm EDT