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Waidner Spahr Events: Library Events and Exhibits

Common Reading Program: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

A Dickinson Community Discussion of
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Just Mercy

Monday, January 22 at 4:30 p.m.
The Waidner-Spahr Library

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50th and 20th Library Anniversary Celebration and Exhibts

Students at outdated computers in the reference area  Image for the card catalouge funeral  The Biblio as peridocials before it was the Biblio

Join the Library in celebrating the 50th (Boyd Lee Spahr) and 20th (Waidner) anniversaries of the library building through this coming school year. Stop by our rotating photography exhibits throughout the library and see the changes and how past students utilized the space throughout the years.

Past Events: Spring 2017

Love Your Body Week: Flash Mob

Waidner Circulation Area, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Love Your Body Week Poster

Picutre of Flash Mob 

 Two Horn Players 

 Syrens Acapella Group

Artic Adventure

Arctic and Alpine Climate Change

Spahr - Main Level

Ice Change

Students performing research

Bear in river with flora in the background

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Arctic and Alpine Student Research Experience is an exhibit of photographic images depicting Dickinson College's expeditions to the Arctic.Thanks to the ongoing generosity of John Pohl '78 and Susan Wyckoff Pohl '80, students and faculty in the Earth Sciences Department have had the opportunity to study climate change in the field during sponsored trips to the arctic and alpine region.

Archives Exhibits


Notable Dickinsonians, 2016-2017 School Year

May Morris Room, Archives and Special Collections, Lower Level 

Horatio Collins King Display Case           Zatae Longsdorff Straw Exhibit Case

This exhibit showcases notable members of the Dickinson College community. These include graduates, professors, and children of Dickinsonians who have impacted not only the Dickinson community, but the world beyond the limestone walls. Included in this exhibit are Moncure Daniel Conway, class of 1848, Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887, Montague Frank Modder, visiting Professor, James Buchanan, class of 1809, Craig Robert Thomas, son of Dickinson Alums, Edgar and Elizabeth Burke Miller, classes of 1920 and 1923 respectively, Horatio Collins King, class of 1858, Sarah L. Rowe, class of 1934, and Charles Francis Himes, class of 1855.