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Latest library exhibit celebrates the 10th anniversary of Arabic Studies at Chapman Exhibit highlights Arabic resources and fabled Egyptian actor Omar Sharif

April 6, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries has partnered with the Arabic Studies cluster at Chapman University to create an exhibit highlighting the actor Omar Sharif. Omar Sharif was a celebrated Egyptian actor who passed away last year, remembered for his roles in Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and Funny Girl . In his life time, Sharif was

Celebrating Pride Month at the Leatherby Libraries

April 4, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries are celebrating Campus Pride Month through a new display case in the lobby! Highlighting novels that cover the LGBTQ community and decorated with flags for the different communities, the new display honors the community at Chapman. This year’s case includes a rainbow pride flag, as well as several other less well-known flags. these

Magic, Witchcraft, and Prophecies . . . Antiquarian-Style New Exhibit in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library

March 10, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

400 Years of Mysticism: Selections from the Merle Bobzien Collection is one of the newest displays housed in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library in Leatherby Libraries. This collection of sixteenth through nineteenth century books explores the topics of magic, sorcery, prophecies, witchcraft, apparitions, spirits, astrology, and physiognomy. Curated by Merle Bobzien, a private Southern California

Leatherby Libraries Celebrates Birthday of Dr. Seuss

March 2, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

Today would be the 112th birthday of American writer and illustrator of Theod or Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. During his lifetime he became widely known for his classic children’s books, and now his birthday is the day of the the national campaign, Read Across America Day. In celebration, the Leatherby Libraries has

The Last King Exhibit

December 16, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

In partnership with the Sikhlens Arts & Film Festival , the Leatherby Libraries is currently hosting a new exhibition highlighting the culture and research of Mr. Bobby Bansal. The Sikhlens exhibit brings to life the extraordinary international melting pot known as the court of Maharajah Ranjit Singh (1780-1839). British, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian, even American expatriates

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