At the library – Fall 2011

Seven Libraries
Exhibition: August 9 – September 9
McCabe Library Lobby
Selected items from the seven libraries at Swarthmore are on display: Beit Midrash, Black Cultural Center, Cornell Science Library, Friends Historical Library, McCabe Library, Peace Collection, and Underhill Music Library. Curated by Holly Kinnamont ’12.

Parachuting Head

Parachuting Head by Michael Kuch

Twin Towers

IX XI MMI by Mac McGill

Remembering 9/11
Through Artists’ Books

Exhibition: August 24 – October 7
McCabe Library, 2nd floor
This exhibit features artists’ books from the McCabe collection which seek to understand, eulogize, and commemorate the events of ten years ago.




Newton Exhibit
Exhibition: September 12 – October 14
McCabe Library Lobby
Book collectors Ben Goossen ‘13 and Chris Geissler ‘13 received first and second prize for the 2011 A. Edward Newton Student Book Collection Competition. Their beautiful, yet well-worn and slightly dog-eared, books are testimony to the long lasting appeal of N.C. Wyeth and J.R.R. Tolkien.



Abecedarium: An Alphabet Soup of Artists’ Books
Exhibition: October 17 – December 2
McCabe Library Lobby
Ranging in design and concept from the austere to the zany, this exhibit highlights an array of artists’ books that take the alphabet as inspiration.

Parents Weekend Library Book Sale
Friday, October 21 – Sunday, October 23
McCabe Library Lobby
Friday 12-5 p.m. (faculty, staff, students and families only)
Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (open to the public)
Sunday 1–5 p.m. (open to the public)

Conspiracy Walls
December 5 – January
McCabe Library Lobby
Students in Assistant Professor Bob Rehak’s Conspiracy class (Film and Media Studies) will display their work.

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