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Library Exhibits

Current Exhibits:

Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle: The Campus Scene 1925-2000

Did you know that AU students participated in campus clean-up activities as far back as the 1930s? Are you curious about AU history? Check out the library’s newest exhibit, Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle: The Campus Scene 1925-2000. Through photographs and publications from the University Archives, you can get a taste of undergraduate life at AU over the years. You will discover AU’s artistic and literary accomplishments as well as learn about freshman rules and other traditions including homecoming and orientation. The exhibit will be on display on the first floor of the Library through the end of the semester.

Judging a Book by its Cover: 19th Century Cloth Bindings from the Liman and Martin Collections

American University Library is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit which showcases examples of the different styles of publishers’ bindings from American University Library’s Les A. Liman and Artemas Martin Collections. Come learn about book history and test your book IQ. Try to match the decorative techniques listed in the caption to the books on display. This exhibit will be on display through mid August on the third floor of Bender library.


Exhibits Schedule
- a list of previous and current exhibits