Congratulations to the 2018 Library Research Prize Award Winners!

The Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize honors excellence in research and writing.  Judges evaluated student projects and research statements to select those which  particularly demonstrated knowledge of research techniques and high level use of Wesleyan’s library collections and resources. We thank all of this year’s entrants, the professors and librarians who nominated … Read moreCongratulations to the 2018 Library Research Prize Award Winners!

Amy Bloom reading from her new novel White Houses at Library Research Prize Celebration

  Thursday, April 19, 2018 — 7:00-8:30 pm — Smith Reading Room, Olin Library FREE and open to the public   Bestselling author Amy Bloom, Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing, will read from her new novel White Houses, followed by the awarding of the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prizes.  The Prizes celebrates excellence in … Read moreAmy Bloom reading from her new novel White Houses at Library Research Prize Celebration

Free screening: Frederick Wiseman’s film EX LIBRIS

In this documentary, the legendary filmmaker brings his incisive vision behind the scenes of one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning, capturing the vast programmatic scope of NYC’s library system. The NYPL is blessed with uniformly passionate staff and deeply devoted, appreciative bibliophiles and beneficiaries across its 92 branches. The film reveals a venerable … Read moreFree screening: Frederick Wiseman’s film EX LIBRIS