Students from University Hill Elementary School bee designs hang on wall.

Observations in Art: A Closer Look

June 21, 2019

The University Libraries are constantly rolling out new exhibits with campus and community partners. The Libraries have been a continuous partner in CU Boulder’s “Documenting Change” program, which showcases the intersection between artists and scientists in their study of climate. “Documenting Change: Observations in Art,” in Norlin Library’s STEAM gallery,...

Faculty member Stephanie Bonjack reads to her young son in the CYAC section of Norlin.

Stories & Maps at Norlin for Bring Your Child to Work Day

April 22, 2019

Assistant Professor Stephanie Bonjack reads to her young son in the CYAC section of Norlin. Keeping with the 2019 Earth Day theme of “Protect Our Species,” families are invited to visit Norlin Library on Bring Your Child to Work Day for a read-aloud and to explore wildlife through maps and...

SCAP has materials from its special collections for students to examine.

SCAP Collaborations Promote Object-based Learning

March 27, 2019

The Special Collections, Archives & Preservation (SCAP) Department at the University Libraries is passionate about sharing its collections. SCAP actively looks for opportunities to collaborate with students, faculty, campus museums, and the community. “Cross-pollination between SCAP and the CU Art Museum, the CU Museum of Natural History, and other entities...

Members of CEAL look through the University Libraries' Asian Studies collection.

University Libraries Hosts CEAL Annual Meeting

March 21, 2019

Over 100 members of the Council on East Asian Libraries (CEAL) came to the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries as part of a pre-conference for their annual meeting on Tuesday. CEAL and the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) attended a series of workshops that primed participants for the days ahead...

Over 80 students met with the librarians leading the "Meet Your Librarians" event Thursday.

'Meet Your Librarian' Event Reaches Dozens of Students

March 14, 2019

Thursday at lunchtime, students passing through the East Entrance of Norlin Library gravitated towards the savory smell of pizza. About a handful of subject librarians greeted students with slices and library-themed swag. “Meet Your Librarian” is a new event aimed at achieving an everlasting goal: to connect students with information...

Books share their stories with Readers and Monitors during the Living Library Event.

“CU Living Library: Dialoguing Difference” Grows in 2nd Year

March 8, 2019

This week, “CU Living Library: Dialoguing Difference” gave students, faculty, staff and community members the opportunity to listen to stories from their peers and engage in open dialogue. The event took place Wednesday and Thursday afternoons in Norlin Commons. Volunteers were recruited to serve as human Books and share their...

CU Living Library logo

CU Living Library: March 6 & 7

Feb. 27, 2019

Norlin Library will host the CU Living Library: Continuing Community through Dialogue March 6 and 7, an interactive event featuring the stories of students, staff, faculty, and community members who will engage as with attendees or “readers” who want to “borrow” living books for impactful conversations covering topics such as...

Talking Trees interactive exhibit

Translating Change: Panel Discussion Feb. 5

Jan. 31, 2019

A teacher, a researcher and two students walk into a snowy forest. No, it's not the set up to a joke but rather a fascinating exploration of climate change and the inherent challenge of communicating research data. All are welcome to join the University Libraries for a panel discussion and...

Photo courtesy of Professor David E. Fishman of books rescued by Jewish inmates during the Holocaust

The Book Smugglers of the Vilna Ghetto

Jan. 10, 2019

CU Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies and cosponsors will honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27, with a free public lecture by visiting scholar David E. Fishman, professor of history at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Fishman’s talk, “The Book Smugglers of the Vilna Ghetto: A Chapter in Spiritual...

Color pencils and blank coloring page

Stress(Less) Workshops at the Business Library

Oct. 12, 2018

The William M. White Business Library and Health Promotions are teaming up to offer students two Stress(less) Workshops focused on providing stress relief during mid-terms. Join us in the Business Library, Conference RM 200C Monday, October 15 from 1 to 2 pm and Wednesday, October 24 from 11 to 12...