Special Collections Open House & Events This Weekend

Saturday 5/14 & 5/21: Learn about the collections, print a special keepsake. See schedule of events.

Print a broadside on the library's 1834 iron handpress.

Saturday, May 14 & May 21, 2016
2-5 pm Open Houses, Library Special Collections
Meet curators and archivists and see some of Smith's fabulous rare books and world-renowned women's history collections.
Mortimer Rare Book Room, Neilson, Level 3 
College Archives & Sophia Smith Collection, Alumnae Gym, Level A
2-4 pm Printing on the Handpress
Try something new. Print a keepsake on the library's 1834 iron handpress.
Mortimer Rare Book Room, Neilson, Level 3

2016 Commencement Information & Schedule

Exhibitions in the Libraries

Angela Lorenz: Collecting to Create
An exhibition of Angela Lorenz's esoteric collections of everyday things which inspire her and become part of her artist books
Book Arts Gallery, Neilson Library Level 3
Eleanor Wilner: Finely Printed
An exhibition of poetry and images on the occasion of Wilner's presentation of the 2016 Enid Mark '54 Lecture on Contemporary Book Arts
Mortimer Rare Book Room, Neilson Library Level 3
Marion Dodd and the Hampshire Bookshop
This exhibition of books and images—from Smith College Special Collections—marks the centennial of the founding of The Hampshire Bookshop in Northampton, MA in 1916.
Mortimer Rare Book Room Gallery, Neilson Level 3
Taking the Archives Public
Archival exhibits created by students in the Archives Concentration for their senior capstone projects.
Alumnae Gym, Level A


Mary Irwin
Friends of the Smith College Libraries
(413) 585-2903