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Hoot, Hoot! Night Owls is Back to Help You Power Through Fall 2022 Finals!

December 2, 2022

The Library is here for you during reading days and finals week! Check out our Night Owls activities taking place December 7-15 that will create space for brain breaks, de-stressing, snack, food and coffee breaks, and so much more! As is tradition, we will also be keeping the building open all day (24 hours!) between.
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Sharing the Collection of Barbara Drake: Tongva Elder, Educator, Ethnobotanist

November 21, 2022

The Claremont Colleges Library is excited and honored to present a fall exhibit that highlights the newly-donated Barbara Drake Collection. This exhibit highlights the work of Barbara Drake as a Tongva Elder, educator and ethnobotanist. Visitors to the exhibit can explore Barbara’s focus on education, research, interpretive history, ethnobotany and plant medicine, plant-based recipes, language.
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Apply to the Library Undergraduate Research Award – Deadline March 5, 2023

November 17, 2022

Are you finishing a term paper? …starting a senior thesis? …using Library resources in your work? …interested in winning a CASH PRIZE? Get recognized for your amazing work by applying for The Claremont Colleges Library Undergraduate Research Award (LURA)! The award is accompanied by a cash prize and recognizes exemplary, original student work demonstrating skill.
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The Braxton Collection is Back!

October 27, 2022

The Braxton Collection of Popular Literature is back after a pandemic hiatus! Come peruse this collection of recent popular fiction and nonfiction titles on the second floor of the Mudd building in the Library. As you’re browsing the collection and looking for your next great read, check out the books from the Staff Picks program..
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Happy 70th Anniversary to the Honnold Library Building!

October 23, 2022

Seventy years ago, on October 23, 1952, the Honnold Library building was dedicated in the presence of Caroline Honnold, essentially marking the start of The Claremont Colleges Library’s story. Caroline — along with her late husband William Honnold, a former Pomona College trustee and founding trustee of The Claremont Colleges — gave a generous gift.
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Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month

September 29, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15 each year in the United States to celebrate Americans, including those with indigenous backgrounds, whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. (With this in mind, please note that The Claremont Colleges Library acknowledges that the term “Hispanic” may.
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Early California Letters Collection

September 28, 2022

An exciting new collection can now be found in The Claremont Colleges Digital Library, which provides access to digitized and born-digital historical and visual resources collections created both by and for The Claremont Colleges community. The Early California Letters collection offers researchers over 100 letters originating from various writers in California dating from 1773 to.
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