Archive: 2017

Extended Hours

From now until December 20 the library will remain open until 2:00 am on weeknights to help you study. Services will be limited after regular hours.

Bazaar Culture: Women’s Work at Victorian Fundraising Fairs.

Leslee Thorne-Murphy from the BYU English Department will present the lecture Bazaar Culture: Women’s Work at Victorian Fundraising Fairs, on Thursday, November 30 at noon in the library auditorium. The lecture is part of the events surrounding The L. Tom Perry Special Collections new exhibition, Welcome to our Charity Bazaar. Charity bazaars, or “fancy fairs,” were …

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Opera Arias Live in the Library December 6

In a series of four mini concerts, students from the School of Music and Music Special Collections will perform pieces housed within the Harold B. Lee Library’s musical collections. This concert features student employees of the Music Special Collections who will perform opera arias. Noon, December 6, in the library auditorium.   As always the …

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  Geospatial Services and Training, located in the library, provides training and access to GIS technology.  They will have a station set up on the main floor of the HBLL on Wednesday, November 15th with activities for GIS Day.  The first GIS Day took place in 1999 and since then has been held the third …

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October is American Archives Month

Celebrate American Archives Month with curators and conservators of the library. Special Collections, from BYU History to Pop Culture Wednesday, October 4th, 11:00am – 1:00pm, HBLL 3rd floor Did you know that L. Tom Perry Special Collections is the repository for BYU historical records?  Did you know that we are collecting current 21st Century Mormon …

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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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