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Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120

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222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States

The Elmer L. Andersen Library is located on the West Bank of the Twin Cities Campus of the University of Minnesota.

This state-of-the-art facility houses many of the University’s special collections and archives units, the Digital Library Services’ digitization center, the central office of the MINITEX Library Information Network, and the Minnesota Library Access Center (MLAC).

Upcoming Events

February 2015
Free

First Fridays: ‘Umbra: Search African American History’ and ‘The Power of the Printing Press’

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Two First Fridays Presentations will be held on February 6, 2015 at Elmer L. Andersen Library: “Umbra: Search African American History” and “The Power of the Printing Press, 1450 to 1600.”

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Free

Beyond Myth-Making and Appropriation: African Americans in Theater and Film

February 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Critical Conversations about Diversity and Justice series features, Beyond Myth-Making and Appropriation: African Americans in Theater and Film, on Friday, February 27, 2015, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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March 2015
Free

First Fridays: ‘Record building’ and ‘Power in the archives’

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

“Record-building, ‘saving culture,’ and starting archives” and “Power in the Archives” are the two presentation topics at the University of Minnesota Libraries First Fridays event on March 6, 2015 at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Free

The Price of Healing: Diversity Issues in Wellness, Health and Healthcare

March 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Critical Conversations about Diversity and Justice series features, The Price of Healing: Diversity Issues in Wellness, Health and Healthcare, onl Friday, March 27, 2015, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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April 2015
Free

First Fridays: ‘Empowerment’ and children’s literature and the YMCA

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Empowerment is the theme of the April 2015 First Fridays event, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library. Presentations will look at the case for empowerment in children’s literature and the YMCA.

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Michael Dennis Browne featured at 6th Pankake Poetry event

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Michael Dennis Browne, poet and University of Minnesota Emeritus Professor, reads from his new book “The Voices,” April 16, 2015, 4:00 p.m., Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Free

The Animal/Human Connection: Clarifying the Roles of Service, Emotional Support, and Therapy Animals

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Critical Conversations about Diversity and Justice series features, The Animal/Human Connection: Clarifying the Roles of Service, Emotional Support, and Therapy Animals, on Friday, April 17, 2015, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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$20; $25

Kerlan Award Ceremony, honoring Sharon Creech

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us Saturday, April 18 at Elmer L. Andersen Library for a luncheon and award ceremony featuring the winner of the 2015 Kerlan Award of the Children’s Literature Research Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries: Sharon Creech.

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May 2015
Free

First Fridays: Year end review panel

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The 2014-2015 First Fridays series challenged, informed, and inspired us. Please join us as curators and archivists review how power is reflected in the collections. Who is and is not documented? Learn about voices that are missing and plans to fill in the gaps.

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