Obama sworn in during private ceremony

President Barack Obama was sworn in during a

small, private ceremony at the White House on Sunday, Jan. 20. A larger, public

ceremony will be held on Monday.

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Alvin Martin places barriers in place on the National Mall as preparations continue for the Inauguration ceremony on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The U.S. capital is preparing for the second inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama, which will take place on January 21. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Yvette Adams poses in front of inaugural bunting as Washington prepares for U.S. President Barack Obama's second inauguration on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. One day before the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Captiol on January 21, Obama was officially sworn in for his second term during a private ceremony surrounded by friends and family in the Blue Room of the White House. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: souvenir vendor holds a tee-shirt as preparations continue for the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The U.S. capital is preparing for the second inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama, which will take place on January 21. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: (L to R) Bek Russell, Jane Heard and Emma Llewellyn, tourists from Australia, pose while sporting Uncle Sam hats as Washington prepares for U.S. President Barack Obama's second inauguration on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. One day before the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Captiol on January 21, Obama was officially sworn in for his second term during a private ceremony surrounded by friends and family in the Blue Room of the White House. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Obama supporters Teresa Thomason and Charles Walker pose with their Obama hats as Washington prepares for President Barack Obama's second inauguration on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. One day before the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Captiol on January 21, Obama was officially sworn in for his second term during a private ceremony surrounded by friends and family in the Blue Room of the White House. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Souvenir pins are displayed for sale as preparations continue for the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The U.S. capital is preparing for the second inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama, which will take place on January 21. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)