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Leatherby Libraries Welcomes Students with Full Week of Activities New Display, Student Services Fair, Orientation Tours and Welcome Table

September 6, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The end of August marked the beginning of the fall semester, and along with students moving in and preparing for classes, it also marked a week of exciting activities hosted by the Leatherby Libraries . Candlelight Ceremony The Leatherby Libraries hosted the Class of 1966 (50-Year Club) for a reception prior to

Community of Readers Celebrates Its Success with A Final Party

August 22, 2016 by | Events

The Leatherby Libraries Community of Readers joined together this past Friday for a fun afternoon of lunch, books and prizes. Held in the Center for American War Letters reading room, the Community of Readers shared what they’ve been reading this summer along with recommending new titles. The second monthly drawing was held at this

Hashtag Truth, New Freshman Foundation Course Promotes Information Literacy

August 10, 2016 by | Community

Each new freshman at Chapman University completes their Freshman Foundations Course during their first year on campus. Choosing from a large range of topics, these courses are meant to introduce new students into university workload and practice “critical analyzation and communication.” The Leatherby Libraries is proud of librarians Lugene Rosen and Carolyn Radcliff, two of

Community of Readers Read-a-thon was a success!

July 18, 2016 by | Events

The Leatherby Libraries Community of ReadersĀ  joined together this past Thursday for a relaxing afternoon of reading and sharing books. From 12 – 1 p.m. the Community of Readers held a brown bag lunch. Community members brought food, held an apple tasting and shared what they’ve been reading this summer. The first monthly drawing was

Color Printer Arrives at the Leatherby Libraries!

June 30, 2016 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is happy to announce that we now own a color printer which is accessible to students. Previously, students who needed to print in color had to leave the library and trek over to Argyros Forum. Now, in order to better meet the needs of students, the printer in the 1st floor Rotunda

Exhibit Celebrates the Color and Vivacity of Female Mariachis

June 28, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

On Sunday, May 29, 2016, the Chapman community not only praised the festivities of the Musco World Cafe, “The Heartbeat of Mexico,” it also symbolized the opening of a brand new exhibit in the Leatherby Libraries. Located on the first and second floors of the library,  ¡Viva el Mariachi Femenil!   is presented by the Mariachi Women’s Foundation and depicts the history

Staff Art Exhibition Sparks with Creativity

June 27, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

One of the functions of the Leatherby Libraries is being an active participant in the Chapman University community. Hosting events, encouraging global learning and discussion, as well as promoting talented locals. The Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, located on the first floor, hosts up to five exhibitions a year. This summer, the exhibition space is home to the

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