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Library and Life Sciences Poster Competition

Over 50 undergraduate students in the Life Sciences are sharing their research via posters on level 2 of the BYU Library. The posters cover a wide range of topics and the public is invited to walk the hall and learn about life sciences. On Thursday, March 28 from 2:00 until 4:00 pm the students will …

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Library Spring Break Photo Booth

Take a virtual spring break with the help of the BYU Library. From 11:00 am until noon on Thursday, March 14, you can stop by the north end of the library’s main floor to spend some time at the beach via our green screen photo booth. It’s fun and it’s free.

Alice Louise Reynolds Women in Scholarship Lecture

Dean Susan Rugh will present the 2019 Alice Louise Reynolds Women in Scholarship Lecture. The Editor Abroad: Travels with Alice. March 14 at 2:00 pm in the Library’s Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium. The public is welcome and admission is free.   Alice Louise Reynolds Women-in-Scholarship Lecture Series   Unselfish service has a lasting effect on what …

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Education in Zion Celebrates its Reopening

To celebrate its reopening, the Education in Zion Gallery, located on the east side of the JFSB, will be holding an event on January 30th, 2019, from 3:00 to 6:30 PM, where the public is welcome to come tour the refreshed gallery space. Visitors can meet Col. Gail “Hal” Halvorsen, the Candy Bomber, beginning at …

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Holiday Welcome

Between the last final exam in December and the start of class in January, campus is quiet. The library is doubly so, but we are still helping patrons. For many people it is the best time to do research or just relax and enjoy a book. We hope you will join us. Please note our …

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Free Film: It’s a Wonderful Life

Celebrate Christmas with the library on December 7 with It’s a Wonderful Life. One of the greatest holiday films of all time, this is the last show in the Library Film Series fall line up. Curator Ben Harry of the Library’s L. Tom Perry Special Collections will pull James Stewart’s personal 16mm copy of the film …

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Winter Film Series

The Library Film Series winter schedule is out. All films start at 7:00 pm in the Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium on level 1 of the library. (Bring friends, not food.) Admission is free. January 25 The Great Race Don’t let the title fool you, this film has almost nothing in common with the reality TV …

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Upcoming Films

The Library Film Series has three more films this semester. October 26, Frankenstein One of the greatest monster movies of all time, the 1931 version of Frankenstein is the source of countless tributes and parodies. Starring Boris Karloff, this is the film that made him a star. 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication …

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American Archives Month Activities

October is American Archives Month and the BYU Library has lined up a series of events for people who enjoy touching a piece of history. Archives Month activities kick off on Tuesday, October 2, when the library’s Head Conservator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Chris McAfee, hosts a “Conservation Roadshow” where the public is invited …

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Calvin S. Smith—Utah’s “Fighting Chaplain” in The Great War

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 4:00 PM 1060 HBLL—The Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium   Dr. Kenneth L. Alford, Professor of Church History and Doctrine, will present a lecture, Calvin S. Smith—Utah “Fighting Chaplain” in the Great War as part of the L. Tom Perry Special colletions’ Archives Month activities. Calvin S. Smith, a son of Church president Joseph F. Smith, served as …

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