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The exhibit includes two handmade books: one set in Moon Type with embossed illustrations and a translation set in both braille and large print. The exhibit includes two handmade books: one set in Moon Type with embossed illustrations and a translation set in both braille and large print.

The Moon Reader

The Moon Reader Through October 27, 2014 Morley Alcove, Magill Library This multimedia installation by Philadelphia artist Teresa Jaynes invites participants to learn to read Moon, a raised-letter writing system for the blind invented by blind educator William Moon in … Continue reading

Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Young Alumni Academic Lecture Series

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. These presentations are sponsored by the Library in partnership with different academic departments.

Magill Library, 1865 Haverford faculty in the Philips Wing of Magill Library, 1865. Courtesy College Archives.

The Library in 1865

Haverford libraries own more than 625,000 titles, including not only printed books but thousands of items in other formats—microfilm, photographs, diaries, letters, sound and video recordings, electronic publications, and miscellaneous ephemera.

Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Young Alumni Academic Lecture Series

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. These presentations are sponsored by the Library in partnership with different academic departments.

Students from the class of 1886 in costumes for a book cremation ceremony. From the estate of Marriot C. Morris, 1950 Students from the class of 1886 in costumes for a book cremation ceremony. From the estate of Marriot C. Morris, 1950

Beyond the Margin

Beyond the Margin Through April 27, 2014 Alcove Gallery, Magill Library Beyond the Margin explores the history of Haverford’s student reading communities and rituals. From the early Quaker foundations to 19th-century student literary societies, the exhibit traces the curricular and … Continue reading

Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Young Alumni Academic Lecture Series

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. These presentations are sponsored by the Library in partnership with different academic departments.

"Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964. "Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964.

Monumental Brass Rubbings

Lasting Impressions: Monumental Brass Rubbings through January 10, 2014 The Libraries and the Chesick Scholars Program present this student-curated exhibition that explores the art, meaning, and history of monumental brasses from the 13th to the 17th century.

Inside Magill Library’s Philips Wing Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of Magill Library’s Philips Wing, one of the library's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

"Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964. "Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964.

Monumental Brass Rubbings

Lasting Impressions: Monumental Brass Rubbings October 25, 2013 – January 10, 2014 The Libraries and the Chesick Scholars Program present this student-curated exhibition—held in honor of President Dan Weiss’s inauguration—that explores the art, meaning, and history of monumental brasses from … Continue reading

Magill Library, 1865 Haverford faculty in the Philips Wing of Magill Library, 1865. Courtesy College Archives.

The Library in 1865

Haverford libraries own more than 625,000 titles, including not only printed books but thousands of items in other formats—microfilm, photographs, diaries, letters, sound and video recordings, electronic publications, and miscellaneous ephemera.