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A Preview of the Lilly Library Renovation

Thu, 2020-02-06 18:51

Lilly Library is set to be renovated and expanded over the next two years. Here’s a preview of what’s in store.

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Exhibit Lecture: Inventing the Nonsmoker, Feb. 7

Tue, 2020-02-04 11:00

Dr. Sarah Milov will discuss her new book, The Cigarette: A Political Historyin conjunction with our exhibit, Tobaccoland

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Exhibit Opening: Seeing the Invisible, Feb. 6

Mon, 2020-02-03 21:46

Help us celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit in the Chappell Family Gallery

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What to Read This Month

Fri, 2020-01-31 14:21

Recommended reads from our New and Noteworthy and Current Literature Collections

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Read Between the Lines: Harrison David Rivers, Feb. 5

Thu, 2020-01-30 11:00

Visiting playwright and Rosati fellow will read selections from his work

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Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics, Jan. 30

Tue, 2020-01-28 11:00

Join us for a free midday performance in the library featuring Duke’s own Ciompi Quartet

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Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Cooking with Duke Power (1950s)

Mon, 2020-01-27 11:00

In the mid-20th century, the electric utility put out an annual collection of holiday recipes

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Duplicate Dukes: Your Eyes Don’t Deceive You

Sat, 2020-01-25 11:00

While preparing to move portraits of prominent Duke family members, one of our conservators did a double-take

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Our Latest Newsletter Is Out!

Thu, 2020-01-23 17:54

Subscribe and be the first the know about library events, services, and other news you can use

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Take Our Student Survey. You Could Win a $150 Amazon Gift Card!

Wed, 2020-01-22 11:00

Take our brief user survey and help us improve the library experience at Duke

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From the NY Times: The Overlooked History of Women at Work

Fri, 2020-01-17 00:51

A Duke/Grolier Club exhibition explores 500 years of women as scientists, midwives, writers, activists, undertakers and more

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Crack a Book with Colleagues

Fri, 2020-01-17 00:50

Join a campus book club or start your own

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New Exhibit: Tobaccoland

Wed, 2020-01-15 11:00

Explore the role that tobacco marketing, branding, and nicotine addiction have played in American history

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Raphael Lemkin at Duke University, Jan. 15

Tue, 2020-01-14 14:42

What did the man who coined the term “genocide” do while he worked at Duke?

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The Satirist and Tinkerer, Hogarth

Mon, 2020-01-13 16:04

A new acquisition of prints by the famous artist involved some archival sleuthing

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Carolyn Forché Wins Mendez Human Rights Book Award

Mon, 2020-01-13 15:58

Author will accept award at a March 2 ceremony at Duke

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Low Maintenance Book Club Reads “Broad Band”

Mon, 2020-01-06 21:36

Join us as we read the untold story of the “women who made the internet”

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Community Blood Drive, Jan. 7

Mon, 2020-01-06 16:01

Schedule an appointment to give blood today

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Follow the Duke Libraries on Instagram

Thu, 2020-01-02 11:00

Check out photos from around the Libraries and tag us to share yours!

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Are You on Our Mailing List?

Mon, 2019-12-30 11:00

Be the first to find out about events and programs at the Duke University Libraries

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