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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

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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

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Librarian Interviews: Lauren Menges

March 2, 2016 by | Special Collections & Archives

Last summer I conducted a series of interviews with all the student workers around the Leatherby Libraries. These interviews helped inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Now, we’re doing the same with all our hard-working librarians. Lauren Menges, one of our archivists, was kind

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Librarian Interviews: Stephanie George

February 24, 2016 by | Special Collections & Archives

Last summer I conducted a series of interviews with all the student workers around the Leatherby Libraries. These interviews helped inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Now, we’re doing the same with all our hard-working librarians. Stephanie George, our Special Collections & Archives librarian,

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Calling All Bookworms! Leatherby Libraries announces the Book Collection Contest Enter to win a cash prize by showcasing your book collection

February 16, 2016 by | News

Take a look at your bookshelves. Do you see a group of books on a theme? Whether it’s about scholarly monographs or sci-fi novels, collections of poetry or collections of comics, any book collection is welcome in the Leatherby Libraries’ annual Book Collection Contest. The John and Margaret Class Student Book Collection Contest was established by Margaret Class

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