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 Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Giving Tuesday


The holiday season is quickly approaching and what greater way to start the season than by participating in #GivingTuesday!

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.