Exhibits & Galleries

Past Display Case Exhibits at Western Libraries

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The recent events that have occurred in our country have made it apparent that now more than ever we need to celebrate the values and importance of Black History Month.  Western Libraries is a safe haven for students of all kinds to come and explore the depths of their education and get... more
Display by: Nora Burmeister, Emma Sieh, & Roshae Lowe
Display Date: 2/11/2016
Black History Month: Our Stories
Black History Month: Our Stories 
Display by: Western Libraries Diversity Committee
Display Date: 2/17/2018
Books and Book Collecting In conjunction with our summer fly fishing speaker, John Alevras ("Building a Collectible Angling Library", July 13 @ 2:00), Special Collections has put together this display featuring aspects of book collection (bibliographies, catalogs, and a book about books... more
Display by: Tamara Belts
Display Date: 6/16/2016
Although it may be sunny out now, there isn't the old adage "April showers bring May flowers" for nothing!  On those rainy days that are sure to come and ruin your outdoor springtime fun, be sure to have a book handy so you can curl up on the couch and enjoy yourself.  In... more
Display by: Emma Sieh
Display Date: 4/13/2016
Display by: Pattie Moon
Display Date: 4/18/2014
Celebrate National Poetry Month
Celebrate National Poetry Month by reading poetry or attending a poetry event on campus or around town. If you would like to stay apprised of poetry writing opportunities and poetry events all year round, subscribe to The Poetry Deptartment Blog.  This blog tracks local, regional, national,... more
Display by: Sylvia Tag
Display Date: 4/12/2018
June is Pride Month, designated by President Bill Clinton in 2000 to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York. Materials in this Heritage Resources display document aspects of campus and local LGBTQ h(is/er)story, rights and activism dating back through the 1970s.
Display by: Rozalind Koester & Ruth Steele
Display Date: 5/04/2012
Celebrating Pride Month 2011!
Display by: Ruth Steele & Rozalind Koester
Display Date: 3/03/2011
Celebrate the birthday of the Wizarding World!   On June 26th, 1997 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in the UK. Twenty years ago!  Since then Harry has traveled the world through the magic of books and films.  July is also Harry’s birthday month... more
Display by: Stephanie Morgan and Meghan Williams
Display Date: 7/07/2017
A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs twice each year (in June and December) as the sun reaches its highest or lowest excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere (Earth). The word solstice is derived from the Latin word sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still).... more
Display by: Emma Sieh
Display Date: 6/16/2016