Linda Hall Library
Science, Engineering & Technology Information for the World

Panama Canal Exhibition

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal


Our Collections

Journals and monographs focusing on science, technology, and engineering


Public Programs

Lectures by internationally-known speakers and researchers


History of Science

Rare books including those by Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, and Charles Darwin


Urban Arboretum

A park-like setting of 14 acres surrounds the Library

NOTICE: The Library will be closed on Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Linda Hall Library

Year-End Giving

Make a contribution to the Linda Hall Library Foundation’s Annual Fund by December 31 and share the spirit of giving!

Panama Canal Exhibition

Inspired by the 2014 centennial, the story of the events leading up to the grand opening of the canal is retold in the Library’s exhibition, The Land Divided, The World United: Building the Panama Canal.

Upcoming Events

  1. Ocean Exploration with Dr. David Gallo

    March 19, 2015, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. 13th Annual Paul D. Bartlett Sr. Lecture

    April 1, 2015, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Science Matters: Second Saturday Conversations

    April 11, 2015, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm