Take Two and Call Me in the Morning: The Story of Aspirin Revisited is a traveling exhibition from the National Library of Medicine, guest curated by Anne Rothfeld, PhD. The exhibition and companion website examine how modern organic chemistry and technology isolated then synthesized nature’s properties into a medication now common worldwide.

Clallam Bay Branch Library: Monday, April 1 through Wednesday, April 17
Sequim Library Temporary Location: Monday, April 22 through Saturday, May 11 

Learn More Online
The Take Two gallery of exhibition content can be viewed through the National Library of Medicine. Additional resources are available through the resource portal.

The National Library of Medicine produced this exhibition and companion website.


Read The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness by Meghan O’Rourke, and attend the virtual book discussion.

Zoom: Tuesday, May 7, at 6pm.

Beginning Friday, March 1, books are available for checkout on a first-come, first-served basis at the front desk of all NOLS locations.
Or, borrow via NOLS catalog; various formats available.

Images courtesy National Library of Medicine (clockwise): Illustration of white willow tree from Herbarius, Arnaldus de Villanova, 1499. Sune K. Bergström (right) with (from left to right) Mary Lasker, Michael DeBakey, and Congressman John Brademas, ca. 1960s. Advertisement for Laboratoire des Produits Usines du Rhône, ca. 1900s. 

This program is generously funded in part by local Friends of the Library groups.

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