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“Go Make Great” The Norman Wilson Story

Grace Soelberg, the Latter-day Saint Collections Assistant in Special Collections has curated a new exhibit, “Go Make Great” The Norman Wilson Story. Wilson was the first Black graduate of BYU. Dr. Norman Wilson was born in Gibsland, Louisiana on January 17, 1913. He grew up on his parents’ farms where they grew cotton, vegetables and …

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Ice Cream and Elevators: BYU’s First Student Film Restored

Curator Ben Harry Has restored BYU’s first student produced film. In the spring of 1971 several students at Brigham Young University were given the opportunity to make a film. It is a playful campus romance that captures a slice-of-life of BYU campus culture at the time and some of the cherished dating traditions of that …

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Library Film Series

March 10 What’s Up Doc 1972 The film series is expanding our selections into the 1970s with a timely screwball comedy. Barbra Streisand and Ryan O’Neal star. This film features one of the most memorable chase scenes of the era. 94 minutes   April 14 The Robe: The Greatest Story of Love and Faith 1953 …

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January Classic Film: Wait Until Dark

On Friday January 20, The Library Film Series presents Wait Until Dark.     Starring Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, and Richard Crenna, this 1967 film is a fan favorite. This film earned Hepburn her fifth Academy Award nomination. A blind woman is terrorized by crooks who think she has a doll filled with heroin. 108 …

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Latter-day Gamers

The world of games has become a huge industry. Sales of board games are over $3 billion each year, video games are over $90 billion in The United States alone, and even card games generate almost a billion dollars. Students who once looked forward to working in the animation industry now look to game creation. …

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Provo Pop Music Connections Panel Q&A

  Provo and BYU have been connected to the music industry for generations, and the local music scene is more vibrant than ever. Join us for a discussion and Q&A with figures from Provo’s music past and present.   Date: Wednesday October 12 Time: 7:00 pm Location: Reynolds Auditorium on level 1 of the library. …

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October 6, The Alice Louise Reynolds Women in Scholarship Lecture

  Corinna Trujillo Tanner PhD, RN, from the College of Nursing will present this year’s Alice Louise Reynolds Women in Scholarship Lecture. Her lecture is titled Treasures from the Abyss: Pathways to Posttraumatic Growth. The unselfish touch of Alice Louise Reynolds can still be felt at Brigham Young University. The Harold B. Lee Library can …

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Library Film Series Fall 2022

Join us for free classic films every month this fall. All shows with be at 7:00 pm in the Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium on level 1 of the library.   Friday, September 16 Roman Holiday Audrey Hepburn won a Best Actress Oscar as a young European princess who breaks off an official goodwill tour so …

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Provo Pop Music Connections

Follow the interwoven histories of family acts like the Osmonds and the King Sisters or learn about the explosion of contemporary acts like Neon Trees and Imagine Dragons in the new exhibition on the library’s main floor. Provo Pop Culture Music Connections looks at a century of music in Provo. For years huge names in …

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Mysterious Lee Society 9.23.22

Be a detective. Solve crimes. Uncover clues. Come to the library and discover the truth. Mysterious Lee Society An event for students. 9.23.22 18:00-21:00