Events

All Washington Univerisity Libraries events are free and open to all unless otherwise indicated. Registration may be required for some activities.

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  • January 12, 2020 • 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
  • John M. Olin Library

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) marks its centennial in 2020. Washington University Libraries’ Julian Edison Department of Special Collections serves as the official archive for the ACLU of Missouri. Exhibit tours, refreshments, and family-friendly hands-on activities are planned for the opening.

  • January 15, 2020 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Mendle Classroom

January’s Book Club selection is Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine. Discover a fictional world in which the printing press had never been invited and the Great Library of Alexandria was never destroyed.

  • January 15, 2020 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • John M. Olin Library

Textbook Central will be a fun, hackathon-type event where you can learn to search for your textbooks in the libraries’ collections.

  • January 17, 2020 • 9 AM – 4 PM
  • Olin Library, Rm. 142

Please join us for a workshop led by the Center for Open Science to explore new tools and learn easy, practical steps that researchers can use to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work.

  • January 22, 2020 • 5 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Danforth University Ctr., Rm. 276

Student leaders from across the Danforth Campus are invited to this information session to learn more about Open Educational Resources (OER).

  • January 30, 2020 • 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Rm. 142

Join us for a screening of the Change the Subject documentary, followed by a panel discussion. Free and open to all; refreshments will be provided.

  • February 13, 2020 • 2 PM – 4 PM
  • John M. Olin Library

Join us for a fun-filled day of Valentine’s Day-themed activities and food from University Libraries.

  • February 19, 2020 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Newman Exploration Center

February’s Book Club selection is The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World by Eric Weiner.

  • February 27, 2020 • 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Rm. 142

Rebecca Lester, associate professor of sociocultural anthropology, will discuss her book Famished: Eating Disorders and Failed Care in America.

  • March 25, 2020 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Becker Medical Library

March’s Book Club selection is The Anatomist’s Apprentice by Tessa Harris.

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