The Library frequently hosts a variety of dynamic events, welcoming established scholars, leaders, and experts from numerous fields.



Upcoming Events

Lunch and Fellowship with Bruce Ragsdale

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On July 22, 2015 Library fellow Bruce Ragsdale will discuss the results of his research topic, "George Washington at the Plow: Agriculture and Leadership in the Age of Revolution."

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Cassandra Good

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Mount Vernon welcomes author Cassandra Good to the Rubenstein Leadership Hall at The Fred W. Smith National Library to discuss her book Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic, on July 23, 2015.

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Lunch and Fellowship with Michael Blaakman

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On August 19, 2015 Library fellow Michael Blaakman will discuss the results of his research topic, "Speculation Nation: Land Speculators and Land Mania in the Age of the American Revolution."

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Ford Evening Book Talk: David and Jeanne Heidler

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Mount Vernon welcomes authors David and Jeanne Heidler to the Rubenstein Leadership Hall at The Fred W. Smith National Library to discuss their book Washington’s Circle: The Creation of the President, on August 25, 2015.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Andrea Wulf

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Mount Vernon welcomes author Andrea Wulf to the Rubenstein Leadership Hall at The Fred W. Smith National Library to discuss her book The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World, on September 16, 2015.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Harry Kraemer

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Mount Vernon welcomes author Harry Kraemer to the Rubenstein Leadership Hall at The Fred W. Smith National Library to discuss his book Becoming the Best: Build a World-Class Organization Through Values-Based Leadership, on October 6, 2015.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Flora Fraser

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Mount Vernon welcomes author Flora Fraser to the David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall at The Fred W. Smith National Library to discuss her book The Washingtons: George and Martha, “Join’d by Friendship, Crown’s by Love” , on November 4, 2015.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Colin Gordon Calloway

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Mount Vernon welcomes author Colin Gordon Calloway to the Rubenstein Leadership Hall at The Fred W. Smith National Library to discuss his book The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army, on December 1, 2015.

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