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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

Please Visit—and Stay: California Promotional Literature A peek into Special Collections and Archives

December 8, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

It’s difficult to believe that at one time, Southern California needed to promote itself to tourists, house hunters, and even those seeking health benefits. The number of posters, pamphlets, and other material generated from the late 1800s through the early twentieth century, however, indicates that capturing the attention of those who lived east of the

Chinese For All Display

November 12, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Department of Languages at Wilkinson College is hosting Chinese Language & Culture Enhancement Workshops for the end of the fall semester. All members of the Chapman community are invited to attend two 2-hour hands-on workshops to enhance understanding of Chinese language and culture through introduction of two major Chinese traditional festivals. To tie in

Miniature Book Society Traveling Exhibit

November 2, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

Promoting the history and fascination of miniature books, the Miniature Book Society has “created a traveling exhibit showcasing modern masterpieces as well as historic examples.” Miniature books are exactly what you think. It is a bounded book that the dimensions of either three or four inches. Every year the society adds new treasures, as well

Spooky Halloween Display Haunts Again!

October 30, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

Though Orange still doesn’t understand the concept of fall weather, this weekend is Halloween. That means your favorite campus library has set up our annual Halloween display. Celebrating the holiday, our very own Kerry Ortloff, Brandman Library Assistant, created a decorative shelf behind our reference desk—PSL tested and zombie approved! Featuring spooky pumpkins and spider decorations, the

New Library Display Supports Local Solar Decathlon Team

October 28, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

Leatherby Libraries staff, Jessica Bower, Laurie Cussalli, and McKenna Koepke, created a great display case promoting Orange County’s Team in this year’s Solar Decathlon Competition. This year’s house, Casa Del Sol, is “an innovative, zero-net-energy house that draws inspiration from the California state flower: the golden poppy.” The competition took place October 8-18, 2015 at

“Daniel Malikyar Visuals” Reception Honors Student Artist

October 12, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

When: Monday, October 19, at 5:30 p.m. Where: Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art (first floor, southwest corner, just past the Interlibrary Loan window) Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Laurie Cussalli (714-532-7742 or gates@chapman.edu) The Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art regularly welcomes featuring exhibits from the Chapman community – faculty, staff, and

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