The Research Library Today: A Conversation with Dr. Carla Hayden and Dr. Colin B. Bailey

Join Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, and Dr. Colin B. Bailey, Director of the Morgan Library & Museum, for a discussion about the genesis of their institutions' collections and current missions, the challenges of physical custodianship in a digital age, and the roles played by the different directors of each institution, notably the Morgan's inaugural director, the African-American librarian and scholar, Belle da Costa Greene. The program will be moderated by Philip S. Palmer, Robert H. Taylor Curator and Department Head, Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Please note that the program will take place online. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate using Zoom. We ask that you download the app in advance for the best user experience.

Monday, December 7, 2020, 5 PM

Tickets: Free; limited availability, advance registration is required.

Dr. Carla Hayden. Photography by Shawn Mille.
Dr. Colin B. Bailey. Photography by Graham S. Haber.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.