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Summer Reading

Each year, as Memorial Day approaches, a few members start to approach me with their “summer reading” requests.  Many of them call them “beach reads” as they, with a little bit of unnecessary blushing, request their mysteries, thrillers, and romance … Continue reading

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Biography Review

Our intern, John Chagaris, who guest blogged for us in November, finished his semester and his time with us this month (best wishes, John!) and so it seemed time to look back at all his work, and how it has … Continue reading

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Celebrating 150 Years of the Peabody Museum

Yale University is home to some of the most impressive campus museums in the world. Its earliest museum, The Peabody Museum of Natural History, is an example of why they are so exciting. Since its founding in 1866, the Peabody … Continue reading

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Library Tour: The Music Room

Formally, at least according to the carved wooden sign mounted above the doorway, the room across from the Library Office is “The Carnegie Music and Fine Arts Room.”  To members and staff, it’s simply: The Music Room. It is the next stop … Continue reading

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Library Tour: The Corridors and the Thornton Wilder Room

THEN: From Henry S.F. Cooper’s Tour of the Yale Club Library To the right of the Americana Room is a short corridor running westward and lined with fiction. Mysteries are on the left. Regular (or unmysterious) fiction is on the … Continue reading

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Extended Library Staff Hours

The Library Committee and I are delighted to announce that the Library Staff is now available to members an additional eight hours a week. From now on, the library staff will be available to members from 8:00 am to 6:00 … Continue reading

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The Library Welcomes the Women’s Studio Workshop

This summer, the Library is pleased to present an exhibition curated by the Women’s Studio Workshop. The Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) located in Rosendale, New York is the largest publisher of artists’ books in North America.   The mission of WSW … Continue reading

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