Over 350 students visited Lamont Library during the 2015 Freshman Open House on August 31. This popular annual event included food, prizes, tours of the library, and a visit by the event's unofficial mascot, a... Read more
On August 14, the Judaica Division hosted this year’s group of Wexner Israel Fellows for an orientation session on the Judaica Collection, with special emphasis on the collection’s Israel component. Now in its 27th year, the... Read more
May 26, 2015—Last year, the Harvard Library launched a fellowship program designed to immerse humanities graduate students in librarianship. The success of the inaugural Pforzheimer Fellowship program continues with the announcement of four new... Read more
May 12, 2015—The Harvard community recently took a pause from the exams and papers, finals and farewells that come at end of term to instead look ahead by welcoming admitted students to campus. Many Schools across Harvard host open weekends for... Read more
March 24, 2015—This spring break, Harvard patrons had a new avenue to find their latest literary love via the “Spring Fling with a Book” display at Lamont Library.
Inspired by public libraries’ “Blind Date with a Book” initiatives around... Read more
December 16, 2014—Following a successful program launch this year, the Harvard Library will welcome its second cohort of Pforzheimer Fellows in the summer of 2015.
The program, which seeks to foster intellectual and professional... Read more
September 9, 2014—Over 200 incoming College students came to the annual Lamont & Beyond library open house event to learn about library collections, spaces and services. Dozens of library staff members from across 25 libraries welcomed the... Read more
September 9, 2014—The inaugural Pforzheimer Fellows program ended with the summer, but each of the four fellows said the experience had a lasting impact on how they understand and use libraries.
The program,... Read more
May 13, 2014—The Harvard Library will launch the Pforzheimer Fellows program this summer, which will bring together humanities graduate students who will have the opportunity to learn in-depth about the work of libraries today, especially about... Read more