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  • “Wedding” of the Folios

    Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

    The University Libraries and the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (B&ECPL) commemorated the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with a Wedding of the Folios on October …

  • UB Libraries Banned Books Read-Out

    Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 3 pm Lockwood Library, 2nd Floor Lobby Light refreshments will be served. Celebrate the freedom to read and help us draw attention to …

  • Banned Books: Celebrate the Freedom to Read

    Friday, September 9th, 2016

    Catcher in the Rye… To Kill a Mockingbird… Harry Potter… What’s your favorite book?  Chances are good that someone has tried to ban it! Banned Books Week was …

  • A Poetry Reading & Book Launch for Ansie Baird

    Friday, September 9th, 2016

    Please join us for a celebration of Ansie Baird’s new book of poems The Solace of Islands published by BlazeVOX [books]. Wednesday, September 14th at 7:30pm Copies of …

  • Summer Reads!

    Monday, July 18th, 2016

    It’s summer! Whether you’re making plans for a day at the beach, getting ready to embark on a relaxing getaway vacation, or simply looking for a book to …

  • Connect. Collaborate. Create.

    Friday, July 15th, 2016

    Exciting changes are taking place in the Oscar A. Silverman Library in Capen Hall. The ways in which students learn, classes are taught, and information is shared are …

  • Historic Banners of the YMCA Buffalo Niagara

    Monday, May 23rd, 2016

    Perhaps one of the most exciting moments in archival work is the unveiling of newly acquired material. Surveying the contents of boxes may yield countless papers, photographs, books, …

  • Kevin Spacey visits the Poetry and Rare & Special Books Collections

    Friday, April 29th, 2016

    Following his lecture in the UB Distinguished Speakers Series on April 27, 2016, Kevin Spacey visited the Poetry and Rare & Special Books Collections to see the four …

  • Stress Relief Days in Lockwood!

    Friday, April 22nd, 2016

    UB students can take a break and relax between end-of-semester study sessions during Stress Relief Days in the UB Libraries. We’ll have therapy dogs to meet and pet, snacks, games, …

  • University Libraries Journal and Database Cancellations

    Friday, April 15th, 2016

    The University Libraries are scheduled to receive a flat budget and need to cancel subscriptions in order to accommodate for the price inflation of scholarly resources (journals, books, …