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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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Remembering Jennifer Paustenbaugh: 100 Great Books

  On November 23, 2019, Jennifer Ford Paustenbaugh, BYU’s University Librarian, passed away following a long battle with breast cancer. Paustenbaugh left a legacy of making library services and programs more student focused. Her work led to new ways for students to access scholarly resources and to student-focused changes to the library building. The Library …

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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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Spin Some Vinyl on National Record Day

Records. There is nothing quite like listening to a good oldies album on vinyl. Thanks to records, we have progressed to music as we know it today. On April 19th we will be celebrating National Record Store Day (which is actually the 21st, but we have finals… oh well!) On the 3rd floor of the …

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The Seriousness of Mormon Humor Revisited

Elliott Oring, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, California State University, will be on campus Wednesday, January 25 to present a lecture on Mormon humor. Professor Oring has been selected to present the annual Folklore Archives Founder’s Lecture of 2017. The lecture will take place in B192 JFSB, the Education in Zion auditorium, at noon. The L. …

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Comics & Mormons

Harold B. Lee Library’s newest exhibition, Comics & Mormons, documents how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members have interacted with comic arts over the past 70 years. The library is displaying the most complete copy of Stories of the Book of Mormon, by Phil Dalby. Dalby started this work in …

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Remembering Leslie Norris

On March 18, 2016, friends and fans of Leslie Norris gathered to watch the film Crossing Borders: The Life and Works of Leslie Norris. Afterward there was a gathering where stories were exchanged.  

Y-Read 2014: Summer Reading Returns With Short Stories

Y-Read, the library’s summer reading program, returns this year with a new twist. We suggest you try one of the library’s many e-book systems. We know that reading online differs from traditional books and we’ve found that selecting short stories is a good way to make the experience enjoyable. To kick things off we are …

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The Saint John’s Bible

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections Library is anticipating the arrive of volume 7 of The Saint John’s Bible. The Saint John’s Bible is the first entirely hand-written bible in 500 years. The library has acquired one of the few full-sized reproductions of this amazing set of books. Recently Special Collections held an open house …

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Matthew Mason to Speak

    Join us this Thursday at 2:00 pm in the library auditorium located on level 1. Matthew Mason will present The Civil War and the Blueprint for Modern America.