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the-laughing-room
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the-laughing-room

Cambridge residents try out The Laughing Room in the lobby of the Cambridge Public Library.

The Schlesinger Library
Research

Harvard Radcliffe Institute Renovating Schlesinger Library To Increase Use of Collections

Harvard is renovating its Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute in an effort to drive increased engagement with the library's extensive collection of documents vital to the history of women in America.

Construction on Lamont
Libraries

Harvard Converting Fourth Floor of Lamont Library Into Creative Writing Space

The fourth floor of Lamont Library is currently halfway through renovations and is on-track to reopen by the start of the spring 2019 term.

The Schlesinger Library
Libraries

The Schlesinger Library

The Schlesinger Library building will remain closed for renovations from November 2018 through early September 2019.

Libraries

English Professor Jorie Graham to Receive National Prize for Poetry

The Library of Congress will award Harvard English professor Jorie Graham a national prize for poetry in December, the library announced last week.

Edison and Newman Room
Libraries

Edison and Newman Room

In December 2015, a band of Houghton librarians called Yellow Sub-Basement performed in the Edison and Newman Room in Houghton Library.

Edison and Newman Room
Libraries

The Yellow Sub-Basement in Houghton Library

6 Houghton librarians + a little bit of musical training = the best Beatles cover band of all time.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Gives Public Free Access to Four Centuries of U.S. Court Cases

The Library Innovation Lab at Harvard Law School published a full collection of United States court cases dating from 1658 to 2018 on Monday.

FrankenReads
On Campus

FrankenReads

There was a marathon reading of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in Houghton Library from 9am until 4pm Wednesday.

FrankenReads
Libraries

Marathon Reading of 'Frankenstein' Revisits Novel 200 Years Later

Houghton Library hosted a Halloween reading of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” in honor of the 200th anniversary of the book’s publication.

Build Your Own Succulent
On Campus

Build Your Own Succulent

2:38 p.m. Cabot Science Library hosts a "build your own succulent" event.

Division of Continuing Education
Extension School

Extension School Expands Library Access for Students, Closes Grossman

The Division of Continuing Education’s Grossman Library closed its doors permanently after merging with the larger Harvard College Library system.

Widener Library
Libraries

Thomas, Vice President of Harvard Library, To Retire

Thomas, who assumed the role of vice president in 2013, also serves as a University librarian and as the librarian of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Widener Chats
Libraries

Widener Chats

Two people chat outside Widener Library as the sun sets on Monday evening.

Throne of Knowledge
Libraries

Harvard Library Begins to Digitize Cuban Collections

The Library currently contains the largest collection of Cuban monographs in the United States, with materials published on subjects ranging from literature to history.

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