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Vamp & Tramp Artists’ Book “Show & Tell”, Monday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m.

Please join us! Vamp & Tramp Artists’ Book Show & Tell Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 1-2:30 p.m. Collins Library, Rm. 020 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA Collins Memorial Library is pleased to welcome the Stewart’s for their 5th visit … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Book Artists Talk: “Tools of the Trade” is Oct. 25, 2014, 10-Noon

Puget Sound Book Artists Talk “Tools of the Trade” October 25, 2014 10:00-12:00 p.m. Collins Memorial Library, Room 020 Join Puget Sound Book Artists for a morning dedicated to the tools of the trade. Learn about the various tools, papers, … Continue reading

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Music in the Library: Flute, Cello, & Harp Trio – Friday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m.!

Music in the Library:  Flute, Cello, & Harp Trio Friday, October 24, 2014 3-3:20 p.m. Collins Library Reading Room Performance by Bronwyn Hagerty, Whitney Reveyrand, and Frances Welsh

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Love books? Don’t miss this event!

Enjoy the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair 2014, at the Seattle Center, Exhibition Hall. So far, 90 Book Dealers from 13 States, Canada, England and Italy have registered. The site includes a floor plan of the booths and information on what … Continue reading

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“Where’s Ben?”

You may have seen this guy around the library, even all over campus. Ben Franklin AKA “Where’s Ben” visits different places (the photos below are just a fraction of where he’s been!) trying to get the word out and invites … Continue reading

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“At-Home” Preservation with Gudrun Aurand, October 9th, 4–5:30 p.m.

“At-Home” Preservation with Gudrun Aurand October 9, 2014 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Archives & Special Collections, Collins Memorial Library Hosted by Katie Henningsen, Archivist & Special Collections Librarian and Jean Fisher, Tacoma Public Library Northwest Room. Sponsored by the Tacoma … Continue reading

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Book Power Redux Artist Talk: Exploring Landscape, Nature and the Power of Prints and Artists’ Book with artist Nicole Pietrantoni.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7–8 p.m. Collins Library Room 020 Nicole Pietrantoni is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where she teaches printmaking and book arts.  Her piece, Precipitous, is one of the works featured in … Continue reading

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DIRT! Exhibit Coming Fall 2015 – Reflecting Importance of Soils to our Environment

Coming Fall 2015 to Collins Library at the University of Puget Sound! An exhibit featuring artists, writers, and scientists reflecting on the importance of soils to our environment. We are excited to begin work on a collaborative exhibit in support … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2-4 p.m.

Improving the Diversity of Representation on Wikipedia Help improve the coverage of underrepresented American authors and activists by editing their Wikipedia entries using the resources at the library! No Wikipedia experience necessary! Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 2-4 p.m. Collins Memorial … Continue reading

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Abby Williams Hill: Her Life, Her Legacy

Join Laura Edgar, Curator of the Abby Williams Hill Collection, as she speaks to the Tacoma Historical Society Monday, November 10, 2014 7:00 p.m. Murray Boardroom, Wheelock Student Center University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington The event is free and open … Continue reading

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