Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

Help preserve history: Seeking photos and signs from the Binghamton Women’s March

We’re asking for your help in preserving local women’s history! The Libraries is documenting and collecting items from the Women’s March that took place in our community this year on Saturday, January 21. Items from other women’s marches, attended by people from … Continue reading

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Our Featured Book for March: Frida: Bringing Frida Kahlo’s Life And Art To Film

Special Collections celebrates Women’s History Month with its featured book for March:  Frida: Bringing Frida Kahlo’s Life And Art To Film written by Julie Taymor, the first woman to win the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical. Artist Frida Kahlo was born … Continue reading

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The Cloistered Books of Peru: A convent in the Andes is home to a treasure trove of rare, and possibly unique, early volumes

In our digital age of e-readers and same-day delivery, it’s worth remembering how much blood and sweat used to go into the distribution of the written word. Consider the journey of a book I’ve had the rare privilege to examine, … Continue reading

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