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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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Winter Film Schedule

The Library Film Series returns this winter with a lineup of classics. All films will be shown in the Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium on level 1. Showtime: 7:00 pm.     No Film in February         Due to circumstances there will not be a film in February. We hope to see the films …

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Thanksgiving Table

After a two year hiatus a library tradition returns. The popular giant study table located at the south end of level 1 of the library has once again been turned into a “Thanksgiving Table.” Patrons are invited to take a moment and share things they are thankful for. The space is still available for use …

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October 28: Hold a First Edition Book of Mormon

Celebrate American Archives Month by holding a first edition Book of Mormon. From 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm on level 3 of the library, the main floor, you can hold one of the books from our vaults. Curators and conservation experts will be on hand to answers you questions and give you advice on handling …

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October 28 & November 18-S. Lyman Tyler Faculty Professionalism Award Lectures

Delayed due to COVID, the library is now presenting two S. Lyman Tyler Faculty Professionalism Award lectures. Leanna Balci, Instructional Design Librarian, will present Taking a Second Look: Why Information Literacy Matter in a Turkish and American Context October 28 at 2:00 pm in the library’s Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium, level 1.   Ryan Lee, …

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Library Film Series Fall 2021

The Library Film Series returns this fall with a schedule full of popular films and two unique opportunities. We’re trying something new, matinees. We hope this gives people the opportunity to watch a film with smaller audiences. Audience members will be required to wear masks which BYU policy requires at all performance venues this fall. …

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