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Exhibits and Displays


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

Paper Dolls Question Stereotypes

June 21, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries continues to find creative ways to display student artwork. One of the most recent exhibits reached further out into the local community, on the initiative of Chapman students. On the first floor near the restrooms this spring, several strings of paper dolls were displayed. These decorated dolls were created by local

New Library Display Highlights Faculty Publications

May 17, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries has built a new display near the first floor reference section highlighting the publications of Chapman University faculty. The new Faculty Publications display case and shelves feature all genres and topics including film, history, fiction and business. It was officially dedicated following the Faculty Honors Convocation on May 13, 2016. This display was originally the

New Display Highlighting Money Smart Week

May 3, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

In coordination with Money Smart Week , Jessica Bower, Leatherby Libraries’ Coordinator of Interlibrary Loan, has created a display behind the first floor reference desk. “Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances.” Within the display

Display Honoring Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

April 23, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

Today marks the 400th year since the death of English playwright William Shakespeare. In honor of this anniversary, the Leatherby Libraries presents two new display cases in the first floor lobby highlighting his historic career as well as some fun novelties, curated by our Performing Arts Librarian, Taylor Greene. All of these books were found in the

New Library Display in Honor of Earth Day

April 19, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

This April will mark the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. Founded in 1970, Earth Day recognizes April 22nd  as a day to support the environment and recognize ways humans can heal the world they live in. This particular Earth Day is also important because it marks the day the Paris Agreement is open for signatures.

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