Special Collections will host an opening event in celebration of this unique and diminutive exhibit from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Special Collections, second floor, off of the North Reading Room, Glenn G. Bartle Library.
The miniature book collection consists of 116 books that spans four centuries from 1605 to 1991. Books on a variety of topics can be found in the collection that is rich in prose, poetry, philosophy and religious writings with titles ranging from the classics to the obscure. Authors represented in miniature include the humanists, the humorous and politicians such as Petrarch, Charles Dickens and George Washington.
All are welcome. For more information, contact Lisa Havtur via e-mail.