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Friends of the Wesleyan Library Holiday Sale Specials List — a festive way to support the library The books on our Holiday Sale Specials List have been donated to the Friends of the Wesleyan Library to raise money to support special events and projects at the library.  We are offering them to the Wesleyan community […]

Veterans Day event

Open House in honor of Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11, 2015 • 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm Davison Rare Book Room, Special Collections & Archives, Olin Memorial Library Wesleyan University, 252 Church Street, Middletown     Join us for a Veterans Day open house in Special Collections & Archives.  On display will be materials related […]

  Don’t miss the Annual Library Book Sale! Saturday, November 7, 2015 10 am – 4 pm Lobby, Olin Library, 252 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459 3500+ academic and popular books.  Most priced $1-$2.  Better books $5-$10+. Strong in art, history, Russian history, psychology, religion, popular fiction, German and Russian language, some baseball. SPECIALS SALE: […]

The Combat Paper Project Artist Residency Friday, September 25 – Monday, 28, 2015 FREE! (Full schedule below) Drew Cameron, an Iraq war veteran, is co-founder of Combat Paper, a project in which veterans and the non-veteran community use traditional hand papermaking techniques to transform military uniforms into paper, prints, books, and art.  “All of our […]

On Thursday, September 17, 2015, at 7:00 pm, Bethany Berger ’90 will give the annual Constitution Day lecture in Smith Reading Room, first floor Olin Memorial Library.  This free event is open to the public and is sponsored by the Friends of the Wesleyan Library. Birthright Citizenship on Trial — Immigration and Indigeneity Egged on […]

Read about digitization at Wesleyan’s libraries, the student e-book experience, a scrapbook begun in 1910 with fascinating details about campus life, a new book by a staff author, and more in the library’s  newsletter, Check It Out.

Events in Special Collections & Archives Free admission.  No registration required. For information contact SC&A at (860) 685-3864 or sca@wesleyan.edu. Exhibition: Wes Meets East: The Freeman Asian Scholars Program at Twenty Olin Library, East Corridor exhibit cases Opening May 20, 2015 This exhibition commemorates the twentieth anniversary of the Freeman Asian Scholar Program, which has […]

Monday, May 11, 2015, 4:15 pm Develin Room, 2nd floor Olin Memorial Library, 252 Church Street Join us for a rare showing of Ed Ruscha’s iconic photo book, Every Building on the Sunset Strip (1966, second printing 1971), extended to its full 27 foot length.  Alexa Burzinski ’15, who wrote her senior thesis about Ruscha’s […]

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