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Exhibit Reception Postcard for April 22, 2022Babbidge Library Exhibition Reception

Come meet two local artists with solo shows in the Babbidge Library - Beth Pite and Anthony Foronda. Learn more about their work.  
Friday, April 22, 4:30-6:30pm

Both exhibitions are open through summer, 2022

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Manage Stress And Celebrate The Small Wins With The StarMind Guide

Are you in a self-discovery phase, or want to be in one? Do you often underestimate your daily progress? The StarMind Guide, created by UConn undergraduate and entrepreneur Allie Davenport, is both a place to reflect and learn the skills you need to improve your life. Join Allie on April 21st for activities focused on mindfulness, developing a growth mindset, self-compassion, and celebrating small wins. The first 30 registered attendees will receive a free copy of the journal courtesy of the UConn Wellness Library project. Come grow, evolve, and become your best self.  Registration Information -

Do you know we offer lots of great workshops? you know we offer lots of great workshops?

Lots of great opportunities this month to learn about citation management, Google tools, PubMed, and market & industry research. Register at

Rebecca Parmer and Anne Langley in front of the Richard H. Schimmelpfeng Gallery

Dedicating the Richard H. Schimmelpfeng Gallery

In October, UConn Archives & Special Collections dedicated its exhibition gallery in honor of Richard H. Schimmelpfeng, former director of Special Collections and a longtime advocate for and friend of the UConn Library. Check out our blog post and video dedication

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Four Images of colorful illustrations by Anthony Foronda, with the text: AWAKE: The Art & Design of Anthony Foronda - Norman Stevens Gallery | Homer Babbidge Library | Open through summer, 2022

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All UConn Library locations will reopen with the start of in-person classes on Monday, January 31. For the remainder of this week, we will continue to offer pick up of… [...]

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News from the Archives

Have you checked out our podcast d'Archive?

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A project by Nicole Catarino, UConn English Department Writing Intern, Spring 2022. Background by Melissa Watterworth Batt, Archivist Project Background Literary periodicals of the 1900s exerted a strong influence on… [...]

A project created by Cameran Kershner, UConn English Department Writing Internship, Spring 2022 Introduction As the Civil Rights Movement gained momentum in the early fifties, a massive response followed in… [...]

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Now available in the CTDA – a series of audio recordings of lectures delivered by author and illustrator James Marshall to Francelia Butler’s Children’s Literature course from 1976-1990. Marshall is… [...]