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



Upcoming Events

Special Lunch and Fellowhship with Joyce Lindorff

Fred W. Smith National Library

Join us for lunch and compelling discussion with a member of our 2018-19 class of research fellows as she discusses her research topic A Harpsichord as Cultural Narrator: Eleanor Parke Custis and Music-Making at Mount Vernon on Thursday, January 24, 2019. A boxed lunch will be provided.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Patrick Spero

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

Mount Vernon welcomes author Patrick Spero to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776 on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Catherine Kerrison

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

Mount Vernon welcomes author Catherine Kerrison to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss her book Jefferson's Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America on Thursday, February 21, 2019.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Eric Lomazoff

Mount Vernon welcomes author Eric Lomazoff to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Reconstructing the National Bank Controversy: Politics and Law in the Early American Republic on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Carla McClafferty

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

Mount Vernon welcomes author Carla McClafferty to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss her book Buried Lives: The Enslaved People of George Washington's Mount Vernon on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Friday, February 22, 2019.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Tom Clavin

Mount Vernon welcomes author Tom Clavin to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Valley Forge on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Thursday, March 7, 2019.

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