Category Archives: Events

A Conversation with Paper Maker Velma Bolyard, Tuesday, July 11, 6:30-8 p.m., Collins Library Rm. 020

Velma Bolyard is a fiber, paper and book artist working with mostly locally gathered materials for textile, paper, and book making. She recently retired from 25 years of teaching special education in alternative public school settings. Her passion is to … Continue reading

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Events at Collins Library – Summer 2017

JUNE Thursday, June 8:  Puget Sound Book Artists 2017 – Exhibit Opening Northwest Musings – Celebrate Unique Books that capture the spirit of the Northwest. June 1 – July 28, 2017 Opening Reception: 5:00–7:00 p.m., The Link, Collins Library. Thursday, … Continue reading

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Laura Russell – “Trunk Show” on the current exhibition of Artists’ books: BUILT, May 17th, 11am, Collins Library

May 17th, 11:00am – 12:00pm Collins Library, 2nd Floor Archives, University of Puget Sound Toast to Laura, 11:30am After years of supporting the Book Arts community with the wonderful 23 Sandy Gallery Exhibits and events, as well as supporting and … Continue reading

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The Joys of Ephemera: The Collection of Sylvia Schar, May 1, at 4 p.m.

Join us for an informal presentation by Library Director Jane Carlin and student Carlisle Huntington ’20 about this new collection, donated by Tacoma resident Sylvia Schar. This collection of bookmarks, paper dolls, and greeting cards includes items dating back to … Continue reading

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Library and Archives Career Night, Tuesday, April 25, 5 p.m.

Do you love research? Love to read and develop programs? Intrigued by Archives and Special Collections? Love to read printed texts and eBooks? Can’t wait to see what the next new technology has to offer? Want to help people? Yes? … Continue reading

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30 Years of Bookmaking at Bloodroot Press, March 8th, 5:30-6pm coffee/conversation, 6pm presentation, Library 020

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 University of Puget Sound Presentation in Library room 020. 5:30 – 6:00:  Coffee and Conversation 6:00 – 7:00: Presentation How does one sustain a lifetime of studio practice? Jean will talk about where she gets ideas … Continue reading

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Events at Collins Library – Spring 2017

  *Check back later this summer for exciting fall 2017 programs! FEBRUARY Saturday, February 25:  Celebrate African American Storytelling in the Rocking Chair Room with Kimi Irene Ginn. Kimi Irene Ginn will join the Rocking Chair Reading Room to share … Continue reading

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Join Laura Russell from 23 Sandy Gallery for a Pop Up Extravaganza, Dec. 14th, 11-12:30, Collins Library

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 11am-12:30pm Collins Memorial Library, Second floor, Archives Lecture Space Pop-up books captivate and excite the child in all of us. They come to life as three-dimensional works of art hidden inside the pages of a book. … Continue reading

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Rocking Chair Room Story Hour, Saturday, Dec. 3rd, 10am, Pacific NW Room

Saturday, December 3 10:00—11:00am Collins Memorial Library Pacific Northwest Room Winter Wonderland! Grab a blanket and snuggle up! Come read with Karen Warfield, Pi Beta Phi Sorority and get ready for the season with winter themed books! *Guest appearance by … Continue reading

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“Scrolls, Language of Lace, Stitched Text, Sculptural Pages–A New Definition of the Book” by Diana Weymar, Dec. 5th, Collins Library, 5pm

The Collins Library, Puget Sound Book Artists Association, with support from the Chism Fund will host a presentation by Diana Weymar, visiting artist, to discuss her unique fabric and stitched books. December 5th, 2016 5:00-6:00pm Collins Memorial Library, Room 020 University … Continue reading

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