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Got Kids? Study Here

The freshmen are nowhere near the youngest people on campus. Some students have children of their own and we know it can be difficult to find a study space with little ones in tow. Today the library, with a lot of help from Physical Facilities, completed work on a Family-friendly Study Room. Located on level …

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CID Studio: Call for Proposals

Did you know that there is a teaching space in the Harold B. Lee Library dedicated to fostering creative thinking to solve problems? The Creativity, Innovation, and Design Studio provides an environment for students across all majors and backgrounds to collaborate with each other, as well as with faculty and subject librarians, to efficiently come up with …

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Walking With Thoreau

  The L. Tom Perry Special Collections are celebrating the 200th anniversary of Henry David Thoreau’s birthday by opening a new exhibition of his published works. Located on level 1 of the library the exhibit includes Walden or Life in the Woods and other books. All of the volumes on display are first editions. Admission …

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Mormon Pop Culture

You can’t say we don’t have a sense of humor. The L. Tom Perry Special Collections have installed a new exhibition featuring the work of artist Matt Page. Page, whose work online has found loyal followers in the the LDS Bloggernacle under the name “MatsbyArt,” integrates both LDS and pop culture like no one else. …

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Film: The Ten Commandments

Join us June 23 at 6:00 pm (doors open at 5:00). Starring Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget, John Derek. Cecil B. DeMille made the first feature film in Hollywood in 1914 and, until his death in 1959, was the most successful filmmaker of …

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The Art of Arnold Friberg

In 1953 the legendary Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille was looking for an artist to help him visualize his last and most significant film, “The Ten Commandments.” Through connections in the art community DeMille found Utah artist Arnold Friberg. DeMille hired Friberg to assist in costume design, but eventually Friberg did much more. The highlight …

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Art At A Different Level

Learn about the new art exhibit in the library thanks to BYU news ‘With her new exhibit, a BYU student living with dwarfism invites viewers to see the world through her eyes. Michelle Stevens, an art aficionado since childhood, has had plenty of experience looking up in galleries and exhibits. Born with achondroplasia, a form …

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A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference

  Registration is now open for the annual A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. The conference will take place on Friday, March 24, with an opening session in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections of the Harold B. Lee Library. For over a decade the conference has welcomed book collectors to meet, share, and learn …

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Everything you always wanted to know about bloodletting—and a little bit more

The library welcomes Dr. K. Codell Carter, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Brigham Young University, who will present a House of Learning Lecture titled, “Everything you always wanted to know about bloodletting—and a little bit more” on March 9th at 2:00 pm in the library auditorium. This lecture is part of a series in support of the exhibition Curious …

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