This post is written by University Librarian Anna Gold.
On April 30 and May 1 and 2, we had a truly memorable celebration of the Kennedy Library’s ACRL award for excellence in university libraries.
This post is written by Alex Thomas (HIST ’16), Student Assistant in Special Collections and Archives.
The other day I got to time travel.
Refrigerator cars lined up on the tracks. A restaurant advertised to passengers: ALL TRAINS STOP 10 MINUTES. OWL CIGAR – 5¢. The man at the ticket booth leaned up against the wall in the shade.
The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) named Cal Poly’s Robert E. Kennedy Library as a recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. In other words, Kennedy Library was picked as the best university library out of all who applied. Click here to read the award-winning application.
Of course winning an award as huge as this one comes with a huge celebration to match! The library celebrated this prestigious award for a few days last week. Read more
“Objects of Affection,” an exhibit that draws on the personal papers of families featured in an ethnic studies project, will be on display at the Kennedy Library at Cal Poly from May 12 to June 6.
An opening reception featuring spoken word, musical entertainment and authentic Filipino cuisine is planned from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 23, in Kennedy Library’s second floor.