From the Archives & Special Collections: Welcome Back!

We hope everyone had a wonderful summer and has settled back into life at Puget Sound! Since many of you are new to campus, we thought we’d take a moment to highlight what the A&SC has to offer. A great place to start exploring our collections is our website. The website highlights both the physical and digital resources available to you in the Archives & Special Collections.  READ MORE...

An essential instruction manual and memoir

Kendi weaves an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science with his own personal story of awakening to antiracism. This is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond the awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a just and equitable society. 
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Tiny Pricks Project: Tweets, Textiles, and Trump, November 1, 2019, 4:00–5:30pm, Collins library

Artist Diana Weymar is the founder of Tiny Pricks Project, a project in which participants stitch quotes by Trump into antique or inherited textiles to create a material record of his presidency. Pieces are donated to a travelling collection that has been exhibited around the country. The methodology of the project is based on social media sharing, participatory political protest, and craftivism.  (Registration required - see details.)
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Collins Library Links – Welcome Back Issue – Part II

Read about: Art in the Library, Life Skills Collection, New services and resources on our Makerspace Guide, and Celebrating Library Staff Accomplishments.  READ MORE...

Diana Weymar: Pages from Interwoven Stories, Aug. 1 - Sept. 14, 2019, Collins Library, Gallery Room

We are pleased to exhibit a selection of pages from artist Diana Weymar’s Interwoven Stories project. Interwoven Stories is a community stitching project that was started by Weymar, a Canadian artist, supported by the Princeton Arts Council in New Jersey. The project has expanded to include stitched pages from a number of organizations in this country and abroad.  READ MORE...

10 Most Awesome Librarians In Pop Culture

Librarians are usually thought of as quiet, bookish types. If there's any pushback on this image in the public mind, it's the aggressive shusher of noisy children. However, this doesn't do justice to what librarians do. Librarians are information scientists, researchers, teachers, crusaders.  READ MORE...

Collins Welcomes New Librarian Angela Weaver

Collins Library is pleased to welcome new librarian Angela Weaver who will join us September 9, 2019. Angela Weaver served as the Head of the Drama and Art Libraries and the Arts & Humanities Liaison Team leader at the University of Washington. She has worked at UW since 2004 in positions of increasing responsibility and prior to joining the UW Libraries, served as a Fine and Performing Arts Librarian at George Mason University and the Coordinator of Library Instruction at the University of Mississippi.  READ MORE...

Ada Hoch-Schneider Wins Library Art Award 2019

Each year the Collins Memorial Library sponsors an award for a graduating Art major. The monetary award is $250 and the honor of displaying their art work in a prominent spot in the library for a term of one year.  We are proud to have “Lobus” grace the Learning Commons area of the Collins Library so Ada’s artistic talents and important message can enrich our local community. Congratulations Ada!  READ MORE...

 

All Stitched Up Exhibit, Sept. 3 - Dec. 11, Collins Library, Link and Gallery Room

All Stitched Up recognizes and celebrates the work of book artists’ where stitching has become an integral part of the visual design.

November 2: All Stitched Up Book Arts Symposium: 9:00-3:00pm, Collins Memorial Library and the Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall: University of Puget Sound.

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