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Happy Birthday America

Since the Fourth of July is Friday, it seems only natural to use my blog post to celebrate our Nation's birth. I looked through an assortment of our children's books and came up with a variety of expressions on what this special day means. All of the illustrations and text come from books in our Edgar and Faith King Juvenile Literature Collection. … Continue reading


From the Stacks: Karen Hanmer's Biblio Tech

As someone with both a professional and personal interest in book arts and bookbinding, one of my favorite items found in Special Collections is Biblio Tech: Reverse Engineering Historical and Modern Binding Structures with a Focus on Board Attachment by Karen Hanmer. … Continue reading


Alumni Weekend - Cradle of Coaches

Miami University will be having its annual Alumni Weekend, June 19-22. Among the events will be a presentation on the Cradle of Coaches by Johnathan Cooper of the Miami University Libraries. The presentation is titled "Cradle of Coaches: A Legacy of Excellence" and will be held at 1:45 on Saturday June 21 in room 320 of King Library … Continue reading


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Reception date announced for Covington's Cincinnati - July 24th, 4-6 PM.

New exhibit: Covington's Cincinnati!