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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  • May 13, 2020 • 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Zoom

This training workshop for Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) is offered by Washington University Libraries Data Services in cooperation with the OVCR to fulfill the NSF continuing education requirement of at least one face-to-face education session each fiscal year.

  • May 20, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.

  • June 18, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Curator of Rare Books Cassie Brand will discuss gender roles and sex as they related to book collecting in this time period, including how men sexualized books and the use of human skin binding.

  • June 24, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan.

  • July 2, 2020 • 1 PM – 3 PM
  • Zoom

Join Washington University Libraries as we celebrate the 4th of July and two important anniversaries in the history of fighting for equality and freedom.

  • July 16, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Zoom

Join curator of Film and Media Andy Uhrich and Film Preservationist Tyler Bequette for a screening of Won by a Sweet, a 1929 industrial film that was preserved and digitized by Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive.

  • July 22, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about The Hangman’s Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch.

  • July 30, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join Curator of Rare Books Cassie Brand as she explores fictional libraries created to by labyrinths, including libraries found in The Name of the Rose, The City of Dreaming Books, and Shadow of the Wind, and discovers what these fictional depictions tell us about our own libraries.

  • August 26, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about Watermark by Vanitha Sankaran.

  • September 23, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us for a virtual book club discussion about The Devil’s Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea.