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LSU Libraries Hosts 2024 Audubon Day

Audubon illustration of a pelicanFor its annual Audubon Day, LSU Libraries will host a viewing of the famed double elephant folio edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America (London, 1827-1838) on Saturday, April 27, 2024, in Hill Memorial Library on LSU’s main campus. Audubon was a talented and complicated artist, naturalist, and ornithologist. His illustrated compendium of the birds in the United States, Birds of America, is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed.

The event is free, but a timed reservation is required to view the folios. Members of the public can learn more and register at

  • WHO: LSU Libraries
  • WHAT: Audubon Day 2024
  • WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • WHERE: Hill Memorial Library, 95 Field House Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Members of the media should contact Christine Wendling,, to reserve a slot for this event. 

The LSU Libraries includes the LSU Library and the adjacent Hill Memorial Library. Together, the libraries contain more than 4 million volumes and provide additional resources such as expert staff, technology, services, electronic resources, and facilities that advance research, teaching, and learning across every discipline.
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