Tag Archives: George Peabody Library

Have You Visited the George Peabody Library?

Check out the March 16th article in Time Magazine on why Google is celebrating George Peabody, the ‘father of modern philanthropy.’” Interested in exploring our wonderful and unique special collections? Looking for a quiet and beautiful space to study? Would … Continue reading

My Life As A Library Page

This is my brief account of how I (a book lover) turned a childhood passion into a lifelong career. It all began in 1972 when I was twelve years old; I was now eligible to apply for my first library card … Continue reading

History of the Library – Part I

Each year Hopkins welcomes new students and faculty who may not know the history behind one of the academic world’s most renowned libraries. So, sit back as we tell the story of the Hopkins library, from the very beginning. This … Continue reading

Bibliomania Exhibition Reception – October 1st at the George Peabody Library

Opening Reception & Curators’ Talk for “Bibliomania: 150 Years of Collecting Rare Books at the George Peabody Library” Sunday, October 1, 2017 3 p.m. reception, 4 p.m. program George Peabody Library This event is free by advance registration only. Register … Continue reading

Latin Hats & Latin Libraries: My Freshman Fellows Experience

My name is Lucy Massey and over the course of my Freshman year, I’ve had the opportunity to engage with several artifacts which illuminate the role of post-classical Latin (or Neo-Latin) in different historical contexts. Working with my mentor on … Continue reading