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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 […]

 FRIENDS OF THE WESLEYAN LIBRARY ANNUAL MEETING “Heroes for All Time: Connecticut’s Civil War Soldiers Tell Their Stories” — A talk by Dione Longley ‘82 Tuesday, April 21, 2015 • 7:00 pm Develin Room, 2nd floor, Olin Memorial Library, 252 Church Street, Middletown Free and open to the public. An exhibit of Civil War materials from […]

Announcing Night Flying, by Joy Christine Mlozanowski   From Amazon.com: ” In her diary, Mae questions God as she and her husband confront the news of an abnormal pregnancy and agonize over the decisions they face. Needing time away to think, she visits her childhood home and reconnects with Will, a deaf friend who taught […]

Adopt a book in honor of the special people in your life who love books and/or research. Wesleyan’s Adopt a Book Program supports the library’s conservation program, focusing on books with a direct connection to Wesleyan’s curriculum and those that are tied to Wesleyan’s history.   The beneficiary of your gift will have a personalized bookplate […]

Wednesday, Nov. 19,  2014 — 4:15 p.m. Smith Reading Room, Olin Library followed by an open house in Special Collections & Archives Please join us for the opening of Victorious Secret: Elite Olympic Champions as Dancing Bikini Girls by Angela S. Lorenz.  This series of three mosaic triptychs is based on the famous mosaics on […]

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