Category Archives: Events

Behind the Archives Door: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 4-5 p.m. – Renee Simms, African American Studies, Documents of Cultural Shift: Reading our Campus Letters, Student Newspapers, Yearbooks, and Course Catalogues from 1965 to 1971

Join us in the Archives & Special Collections space for light refreshments and an informal lecture. When did our university begin discussions about adding courses on African American culture? What were campus discussions in 1965 about racial integration of fraternities … Continue reading

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Food for Fines Drive

“Food for Fines” is an event where members of the campus community can donate non-perishable food items in lieu of paying library fines for overdue materials. Usually, we allow $1 per 1 item. The fines must be from materials that … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door – Spring 2016 Events

Each month, the Archives & Special Collections will hold a series of informal presentations on current research, unique resources, and rare books. Join us for informal discussion, refreshments, and the opportunity to handle documents and artifacts hundreds of years old! … Continue reading

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See you in 2016! Join the 30th Annual Martin Luther King Celebration: Keynote by Jasior X, artist

The University of Puget Sound will be closed from December 24-31, 2015. We look forward to the start of classes on January 19th and encourage everyone to attend the 30th Annual Martin Luther King Celebration.  The keynote address is by … Continue reading

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Rocking Chair Room Story Hour, Saturday, December 12, 2015, 10-11 a.m.

Please join us in the Collins Library for some story fun!  Ben Johns & others from Greek Life will be reading.

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Laura Russell Special Presentation: November 30th, 2015, 4-5 p.m., Collins Library Room 020

Collins Memorial Library in association with Puget Sound Book Artists is pleased to welcome artist and gallery owner, Laura Russell in a special presentation. Pricing Principles for Book Artists/Sneak Preview of Blood Quantum now on display at 23 SandyGallery November … Continue reading

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Music in the Library: Harpists Holiday Concert, Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, 2 p.m.

Please join us! HARPISTS—HOLIDAY CONCERT Friday, December 4, 2015 2:00-2:20 p.m. Collins Library Reading Room Performances by: Christina Sumprer, Frances Welsh and Rosalie Boyle For more information contact: libref@pugetsound.edu    

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Rocking Chair Story Hour, Saturday, November 14, 2015, in Collins Library

Please join us!  Ben Johns and friends will be back on Saturday, November 14, 2015 in the Rocking Chair Reading Room, Collins Library, to share stories of farms, family, friends and fall! Readers are encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed … Continue reading

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Archives & Special Collections Open House: Friday, October 30, 2015, 3-4 p.m.

Take a break and walk down memory lane by visiting the A&SC. On display will be yearbooks, newspapers and university memorabilia. Guests will also have a chance to view some of our recently acquired rare books and manuscripts and learn … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door: Nov. 3, 2015, 4 p.m., featuring Alicia Bailey from Abecedarian Gallery in Denver, Colorado

Please join us for Behind the Archives Door featuring, Alicia Bailey and the Abecedarian Gallery, in the Archives & Special Collections Alicia has a particular passion for works that include elements beyond surface printed images and text; that move beyond … Continue reading

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