News and Exhibits

Shred Day

November 2 2018, beginning at 8:30am. ProShred, a professional confidential disposition company, will shred (on-site at the Library Shelving Facility) records in need of destruction. If you have materials to shred, see full post for details. Continue reading »

Fall Into a New Favorite

It’s a new school year and things are quickly gearing up. If you happen to find yourself with some free time and enjoy unwinding with a good book, check out recommendations from the Schow Student Desk Assistants! Located in the display case outside of Schow Science Library. Continue reading »

Celebrate Constitution Day!

U.S. Constitution

Celebrate Constitution Day in Special Collections and Sawyer Library. Come for an informal chat September 17th at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapin Gallery (Sawyer 406) and see the freedom of the press exhibit on Sawyer Level 3. Continue reading »

Rare Astronomy Books on Display

Copernicus solar system diagram 1543

On view in the Special Collections Instruction Gallery (Sawyer 408) through mid-September are important works in the history of Astronomy and Astrophysics, from Copernicus to Newton, chosen from the collection of Jay and Naomi Pasachoff on deposit in the Chapin Library. The display is in honor of Prof. Pasachoff’s… Continue reading »

The Great War at 100

Lady Liberty sketch by C.B. Falls

Marking a century since the end of the First World War, and in conjunction with Williams courses to be taught in Fall Term 2018, the Special Collections department presents “The Great War at 100: Williams College and Beyond”. In the Schow Gallery (Sawyer 455), items from the College Archives… Continue reading »

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