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Everything’s Coming Up Bibles at the Leatherby Libraries From the twelfth century to the twenty-first

February 8, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

As detailed in an earlier blog post, Chapman University is currently hosting the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible, and the Bible is on display in the Leatherby Libraries lobby. In concert with and in celebration of the Bible’s stay at Chapman University, a number of other displays have been created, and a number of events

Animation and Star Wars Art Comes to Life in the Leatherby Libraries New exhibition in partnership with the Hilbert Museum of California Art

January 15, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

Lots of things are happening at the Leatherby Libraries during interterm. One of these is the installation of a new exhibition, “Character References: The Art of the Animation Drawing” and “A New Hope: The Star Wars Art of Robert Bailey.” Presented in partnership with the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University, this exhibit

The Mentoris Project: The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Louis Palma di Cesnola Learning about two key Italian-Americans in American History

December 4, 2018 by | Events

When Robert J. Barbera founded The Mentoris Project as a part of The Barbera Foundation, his goal was to add to the canon of names most U.S. students learn over and over again from fifth grade through high school. He remembered hearing the names of people like George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln

OC Archives Bazaar: A Success

November 26, 2018 by | Events

In early November, Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries Special Collections and Archives division helped organize the first Orange County Archives Bazaar. The event was comprised of over 30 history organizations in the county including libraries, historical societies, and institutions coming together to share their collections. The Archives Bazaar was hosted by the Bowers Museum in Santa

Orange County Archives in Action A Showcase of Orange County’s Cultural Heritage

October 25, 2018 by | Events

This year, the Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University is hosting the Orange County Archives in Action where the Libraries, along with other institutions, will exhibit their collections, share stories, and answer questions about Orange County history. This countywide, daylong event will also include several presentations from community members dedicated to preserving and increasing awareness and access

Leatherby Libraries Participates in Chapman’s Annual Homecoming Weekend!

October 17, 2018 by | Events

The Leatherby Libraries has participated in Chapman University’s Annual Homecoming Celebration for the past decade. Reflecting on the weekend, the Leatherby Libraries would like to thank everyone that visited Chapman University and all who attended our many events. The Leatherby Libraries was well-represented this year with several compelling activities and entertaining celebrations. Take a look

Community of Readers by the Numbers CoR Boasts Best Year Yet

August 31, 2018 by | Events

Chapman’s summer reading program, Community of Readers (CoR), is eleven years strong and just reached a milestone of 1,550 titles reviewed since its initial program kickoff in 2007. Back then, 18 eager participants from across campus dove into 90 book titles, including some from President Emeritus Doti’s summer reading list. This year’s CoR program reached record heights. Concluding in August, CoR 2018

CARL-DIAL Meeting Library professionals meet to discuss diversity

August 6, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

Last Thursday, the Leatherby Libraries welcomed members of CARL-DIAL to discuss diversity issues and explore some of the library’s exhibits and displays. CARL (California Academic & Research Libraries) is an organization founded in 1929 to provide professional growth opportunities and support a growing network of academic or research libraries in California. In the early 1980s,