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  • Shirley Chisholm

    Chisholm ’72: Unbought and Unbossed

    Thursday, March 28th, 2019

    Film Screening: Silverman Library In connection with the exhibition Revolution: Civil Rights at UB, 1960-1975, UB Libraries and the Office of  Inclusive Excellence present this documentary following the …

  • Women's history month exhibit in Lockwood

    UB Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month 2018

    Thursday, March 1st, 2018

    “When women and girls are empowered to participate fully in society, everyone benefits.” —Melinda Gates Since 1987, the United States has observed Women’s History Month during the month …

  • Black history month exhibit in Lockwood Memorial Library

    UB Libraries Celebrate Black History Month 2018

    Friday, February 2nd, 2018

    Since 1976, February has been recognized as Black History Month in the United States. During his time as president, Gerald Ford called upon the public to “seize the …

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior speaking at Kleinhan's MusicHall in Buffalo

    MLK @ Buffalo – 50 Years Later

    Friday, November 3rd, 2017

    Join us as UB commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech in Buffalo. At the invitation of student associations at UB, Dr. King …

  • Banned Books exhibit in Lockwood Memorial Library

    UB Libraries Banned Books Read-Out

    Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 3 pm Silverman Library, 3rd Floor Light refreshments will be served. Words have power! Celebrate the freedom to read and help draw attention …

  • James Joyce plays guitar

    Shut Your Eyes and See

    Friday, February 3rd, 2017

    The UB Libraries celebrates James Joyce, Irish novelist, short story writer and poet. Born on February 2, 1882, Joyce is one of the most influential writers of the …

  • Edar Allen Poe

    Master of Mystery, Horror and the Macabre

    Thursday, January 19th, 2017

    “Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore…” ― Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven   UB Libraries celebrate the birthday of famous 19th century American …