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Book launch: When I Was Young and Old

Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join the University Libraries and Nodin Press for a book launch event with Freya Manfred, author of “When I Was Young and Old.” The event includes a book reading, Q&A with the author, and a reception with books available for purchase. Please register if you plan to attend.


A Celebration of Life for Jean-Nickolaus Tretter

Elmer L. Andersen Library 222 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455, Minneapolis, MN

Join us to celebrate the life and legacy of Jean-Nickolaus Tretter (1946-2022), founder and namesake of the Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies at the University of Minnesota Libraries, Archives and Special Collections. The celebration takes place at Elmer L. Andersen Library, home of the Tretter Collection. All are welcome to join us as we honor Jean’s memory and celebrate him among family, friends, and community members.


Growing and Using Wild and Cultivated Plants

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Virtual Virtual Event

Join the USDA’s National Agricultural Library and the Doris Kirschner Cookbook Collection at the University of Minnesota Libraries for a free webinar, “Growing and Using Wild and Cultivated Plants” at 1 p.m. Central Time (2 p.m. ET) on Monday, Aug. 7. Learn the health benefits of incorporating wild plants into your diet from Heidi Rader and Molly Cerridwen, two experts with traditional knowledge and indigenous perspective.


Exhibit opening: Symbolic Significance

Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join us on Sept. 11 at Elmer L. Andersen Library to celebrate the new exhibit Symbolic Significance: Tracing the History of Jewish High Holidays and the First Day of School. Curated by Kate Dietrick, Archivist for the Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, this will be an opportunity for an engaging conversation around the topics and documents brought to light.


Health Sciences Libraries Open House & Pop-up Exhibit

Health Sciences Library Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

You are invited to attend the second annual Health Sciences Education Center Open House featuring the Health Sciences Library and Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology of Medicine on September 21 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. At this event, you will learn more about the Health Sciences Libraries work to advance health education and practice at […]

2023 James Ford Bell Lecture

Elmer L. Andersen Library 222 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Join us on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. for the 2023 James Ford Bell Lecture. Ricardo Padrón, Professor of Spanish at the University of Virginia presents, “Early Modern Vernacular Cartography: The Lessons of Sketch Maps.” 


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