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Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day & The World Through Abby’s Eyes Exhibit! (March 8, 2-4pm, Tahoma Room)

The Collins Memorial Library exhibit, The World Through Abby’s Eyes, is about the nuanced life of women in the American West in the early twentieth century. The focal point of the exhibit is Tacoma resident Abby Williams Hill (1861-1943). Hill … Continue reading

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The World Through Abby’s Eyes exhibit, January 8, 2024 – April 30, 2024, Collins Library

Collins Library is excited to announce an upcoming exhibit, The World Through Abby’s Eyes. The exhibit will be on display in Collins library from January 8th, 2024 – April 30th, 2024. The World Through Abby’s Eyes, is about the nuanced … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2023

Collins Library notes Banned Books Week and encourages you to lift your voices in support of the freedom to read.

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Dreams: An International Juried Artists’ Book Exhibition

Curated by Jane Carlin, recently retired Director of Collins Library, Sha Towers, Associate Dean for Research and Engagement- Baylor University Libraries and Erin Mickelson, Director of 23 Sandy Gallery. (Read more about the exhibit here.) Take a moment to visit … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: A New Chapter for the Library!

A New Chapter for the Library! It has been a pleasure to serve as the Director of the Collins Library for the last fifteen years. So much has taken place in the Library through the years. We have added new … Continue reading

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It’s back! The 12th Annual Puget Sound Book Artists Members’ Exhibition! (June 5 – July 27, 2023), Opening Reception June 7, 4:30-6:30pm, Collins Library

Remarks from the curatorial team and awards will be presented during the receptionat 5:30 pm. The Puget Sound Book Artists are pleased to announce the 12th Annual Members’ Exhibition. The exhibition will be on view at the Collins Memorial Library … Continue reading

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Cas Almond, 2023 Library Senior Art Award Winner

For over a decade, the Collins Memorial Library has sponsored an award for an outstanding graduating Art major. Each year a Library panel convenes to preview the senior show and after much discussion selects the winning artwork. The artist is … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Celebrating Libraries and Librarians

Celebrating Libraries and Librarians This week marks National Library Week and there are a number of ways you can show support not only for Collins Library and its staff, but also on a national level. 1.  I invite you to … Continue reading

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2023 Collins Library Book Collecting Contest Winners

Congratulations to Kaya Heimowitz, Sowmya Kannan, and Sammy Schwindt, winners of the 2023 Book Collecting Contest! Collins Choice Award Sammy Schwindt“Ascending the Shadows of my Past: A Collection of Female Led Fantasy Novels” The Collins Choice Award recognizes a student … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Celebration of Creative Inquiry, Open Educational Resources

Celebration of Creative Inquiry! Thanks to Peggy Burge for her meticulous work on this year’s bibliography. Browsethis list of impressive publications and congratulations to faculty and staff scholars:https://library.pugetsound.edu/Faculty_Services Open Educational Resources  Last year the Library coordinated Puget Sound’s participation in … Continue reading

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