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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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Behind the Archives Door: Costumes and Textiles, Tuesday, April 11, 3-4pm, Archives Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, Collins Library

Archivists Jane Connelly and Olivia Inglin will display and discuss University of Puget Sound’s unique costume collections, which include a vintage band uniform, 1920s bathing suits, and the costumes of Broadway star Carol Lawrence.  View these rarely-seen artifacts and learn … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door: Grit City Magazine, Tuesday, March 21, 3-4pm, Archives Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, Collins Library

According to its creators, Grit City Magazine “was founded on the notion that Tacoma has good stories to tell.”  Editor-in-Chief Sierra Hartman will be on-site to discuss journalism, publishing, and Tacoma’s rich history. Issues of Grit City will be available … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door: Medieval Manuscripts:  A conversation with private collector Matt Brehe, Wednesday, March 22, 12-2pm

Matt is a Seattle based private collector of manuscripts and incunabula. A member of the Book Club of Washington, an organization dedicated to the culture of the book, Matt will bring several treasures to share including a book of hours, … Continue reading

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Past Exhibits

The World Through Abby’s Eyes Exhibit (January 8, 2024 – May 15, 2024) Dreams (August 20 — November 17, 2023) Puget Sound Book Artists 12th Annual Members’ Exhibition (June 1 – July 31, 2023) Drawn to Tacoma: The illustrative art … Continue reading

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Women & The Railroad, Saturday, March 18, 11am-3pm, Collins Memorial Library

Explore the contributions of women to the railroad industry with hands on activities, re-enactors, speakers, and a special art exhibit! Free, and all are welcome!

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Behind the Archives Door: Valentine’s Day Open House! Tuesday, February 14, 1-3pm, Archives Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, Collins Library

Drop by the Archives & Special Collections between 1pm and 3pm for a special open house dedicated to love in its myriad forms.  Handle rare artifacts from our collections – including love letters, vintage valentines, and beautiful rare books – … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Love Data Week

Love Data Week (yes, it’s a real thing!)  Curious about the crime rate in the United States? Want to access census data? Curious about data related to Puget Sound students, faculty and staff? Need help with managing your own data? … Continue reading

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