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This week Collins Library was happy to host a very distinguished visitor: Flat Stanley. Stanley is a boy whose bulletin board flattens him one night in his bedroom. At first he is sad, but then he finds all sorts of … Continue reading
Fame isn’t just for people! Cats have been known to hold their own special roles too. Check out some of these famous felines.
Do you have something to say about the library? A suggestion or request to make? Or perhaps you just want to voice your appreciation for a specific service we provide? You can do all of the above through the new … Continue reading
This week I had the pleasure of creating the display for Banned Books Week at Collins Memorial Library. Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of our intellectual freedom, highlighting equal access to literature of all kinds, regardless of any … Continue reading
There’s plenty going on in Collins Library. Check out our numbers!
Collins Library has designated study areas for all your needs. Orange Zone: Quiet study is requested. Check out the Learning and Study Commons. Green Zone: Collaboration, discussion & group work encouraged. Too noisy? Check out the … Continue reading
Many people stopped by Collins Library and made a “page” for our longest book in Tacoma. The book was started by students in Professor Sara Freeman’s Prelude session and over the past few weeks we added more pages. It turned … Continue reading
Our library’s Abby Williams Hill digital collection was featured in the College & Research Libraries News magazine, November 2015, Vol. 76 No. 10. The article reads: This month’s cover features “Mount Booker Near Lake Chelan” (1903) by Abby Williams Hill. … Continue reading
These are WAY more genius than painting on a unibrow and being Frida Kahlo. Take a look at these great ideas for Halloween costumes at BuzzFeed, by Jessica Misener.
Collins Library celebrates free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular. Celebrate your right … Continue reading