Library Blog

Amy Bloom reading from her new novel White Houses at Library Research Prize Celebration
  Thursday, April 19, 2018 — 7:00-8:30 pm — Smith Reading Room, Olin Library FREE and open to the public   Bestselling author Amy Bloom, Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing, will read from her new novel White Houses, followed by the awarding of the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prizes.  The Prizes celebrates excellence in […]
Free screening: Frederick Wiseman’s film EX LIBRIS
In this documentary, the legendary filmmaker brings his incisive vision behind the scenes of one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning, capturing the vast programmatic scope of NYC’s library system. The NYPL is blessed with uniformly passionate staff and deeply devoted, appreciative bibliophiles and beneficiaries across its 92 branches. The film reveals a venerable […]
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Environmental artists’ books showcase at SC&A
Special Collections & Archives Open House   Image from State of the Planet: collage/effect by Giorgia Peckman ’18   View  artists’ books created by students in Introduction to Environmental Studies (E&ES 197) and other environmentally-themed artists’ books from the SC&A collection that inspired them. Wednesday, April 4, 2018 4:30-6:30 pm At 5:30, Giorgia Peckman ’18 and […]
Celebrating the new Glyptodon exhibit and natural history museums
The new exhibit of the cast of Glyptodon, a giant armadillo, outside of the Science Library, in the lobby of Exley Science Center has been unveiled.  Originally on exhibit in the Wesleyan Museum in Judd Hall, the Glyptodon had been in storage since 1957, when the Museum was closed and its collections were dispersed.   Here is […]
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