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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

Discovering Wonderland: Celebrating 150 Years of Yellowstone National Park

The library is celebrating 150 years of Yellowstone National Park with a new exhibit located in Special Collections on level 1. Discovering Wonderland features select items from the library’s large collection of Yellowstone materials. The exhibit features guide books, photographs, and ephemera along with a brief history of the park. The public is welcome and …

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Sc-Fi Summer Classic Film Series

The library is celebrating summer with a series of classic films. There will be showtimes at 3:00 and 7:00 pm in the library’s Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium located on level 1. Admission is free. We’re sorry, but no food is allowed in the venue.   June 10 Forbidden Planet 1956 A flying saucer travels faster …

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Figures in Action and their Latter-day Saint Influence

Figurines date back to the Stone Age, but in the Twentieth Century the entertainment industry turned figures into big business. Today multiple companies produce a vast number of action figures and curios related to film and print. Latter-day culture has permeated the edges of popular culture for generations with member-driven creators in all aspects of …

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May 13: Classic film, Rear Window

The library is celebrating James Stewart’s birthday with free screenings of Rear Window. The BYU Library’s Special Collections are the home of James Stewart’s papers.     Considered to be one of Alfred Hitchcock’s best films and nominated for four Academy Awards. Starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. A photographer, confined to a wheelchair while …

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April 1 Film: Restoration Showcase

Curator Ben Harry has taught BYU students how to restore films and Friday night is the world premier for three restored films from very different eras. The Deal As The Twig Is Bent Time Bomb Music Video Enjoy the films and the discussion and reminiscing afterwards. 7:00 pm in the Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium on level 1 …

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March 24 Life Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition

  The Life Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition is currently underway and the printed posters are on display in the library’s North Gallery (on level 2) through April 15th. Digital posters and video presentations are also available on the competition website. This year, we have 65 submitted posters, representing our largest competition to date. Everyone is …

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“With Gentile Eyes”

In today’s popular culture many people readily identify with comics and illustrations.  The new exhibition on level 3 of the library features works by living artists, most of whom are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The artist’s images reflect their perceptions of the church or its culture.     …

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