Category Archives: Events

The Collins Memorial Library is honored to host the exhibit: Dissent and Resistance within the Military, Sept. 28-Oct. 28

The Collins Memorial Library is honored to host the following exhibit in our East Reading Room: Dissent and Resistance within the Military September 28-October 28 (from the website at: https://wagingpeaceinvietnam.com/exhibits) During America’s war in Vietnam, the antiwar movement among active-duty … Continue reading

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Changing the Conversation: Watch this inspirational video from artist Alisa Banks.

Alisa recently gave a ZOOM presentation to kick off the events associated with our amazing new exhibition in the library called Changing the Conversation.  She talks about her work, her family legacy and the CROWN Act:  which stands for Creating … Continue reading

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Constitution Day is Almost Here!

Constitution Day is September 17, 2022 and the Collins Library, along with the University of Puget Sound, supports this important day.  It is a time to reflect on the principles of our democracy.  Learn more about this effort by visiting … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits Summer-Fall 2022

MAY May 2022:  The Wonderful World of Pop-Up Books: The Stanley W. Hess Collection, Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA. Collins Library is delighted to announce the gift of 150 pop-up books from retired art librarian, Stanley … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Book Artists’ 11th Annual Exhibition, June 6 – August 5, 2022, Collins Library

PSBA Opening Reception: Saturday June 11, 2–4pmCollins Memorial LibraryThe University of Puget Sound*masks are not required but recommended The Puget Sound Book Artists are pleased to announce the 11th Annual PSBA Members’ Exhibition. The exhibition will be on view this … Continue reading

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Beyond Cost: Open Educational Resources and Critically Engaged Pedagogy: A Conversation with Dr. Robin DeRosa, March 29, 4-5:30 p.m.

Tuesday March 29, 4-5:30 p.m.Zoom Link: https://tinyurl.com/openpedtalk The University of Puget Sound’s AACU Institute on Open Educational Resources team invites members of the Puget Sound Community to a presentation and conversation about open pedagogy, and its usefulness as an approach … Continue reading

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Wildlife: The Guild of Book Workers exhibit, Collins Library, February 21 – April 21, 2022

February 21 – April 21, 2022Collins Memorial LibraryUniversity of Puget Sound (masks required) Tacoma WA. The Guild of Book Workers was founded in 1906 to “establish and maintain a feeling of kinship and mutual interest among workers in the several … Continue reading

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Research Marathon at Collins Library

Join the Collins peer research advisors and a librarian for two nights in November. Nov. 18, 7:00pm to 10:00pm, in Library 146: Get a head start on research projects and papers before the Thanksgiving break! Nov. 30, 7:00pm to 10:00pm, … Continue reading

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Artifacts of Service: A Veteran’s Day Pop-Up Exhibit, Nov. 8-12, 2021

Collins Memorial Library and the Archives & Special Collections will be presenting a pop-up exhibit in the East Reading Room during the week of Veteran’s Day, November 8th-12th. The pop-up exhibit will feature reproductions of articles, documents, scrapbooks and other … Continue reading

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‘Discover Collins Library!’ activity

All students, new and returning, are invited to stop by Collins Library before September 10th to participate in our new ‘Discover Collins Library!’ activity. This guided exploration of the library showcases the many helpful resources, friendly staff, and comfy spaces … Continue reading

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