Meet the New Curator, Get Your Bearings in Butler, Free Cookies & More!

by Jessica Gentile, Social Media Intern

Check what’s going on at the libraries’ this week:

Avery Library celebrates the birthday of Charles Follen McKim, one of the most prominent American Beaux-Arts architects of the late 19th century. Check out his material in the Drawing & Archives department.

Meet Carolyn Yerkes, the new Curator of Avery Classics.

If you’re a new grad student studying history or the humanities, or just want a refresher course on what Butler Library has to offer, you’ll probably want to attend a "Get Your Bearings" orientation session and/or take a tour of the library some time next week. Be sure to check the schedule and drop on by!

The Digital Social Science Center discusses the Country Reports on Terrorism 2010, an annual Congressionally-mandated publication that provides loads of information and statistics about international terrorist organizations, which was just released last week.

Did you know there are fresh cookies available in the Journalism Library each week? In a Star Wars-themed Death Star cookie jar no less. Be sure to grab one on your next visit.

The Music & Arts Library urges you to spend the last days of summer with some opera. Check out the Morningside Opera’s production of "The Judgement of Paris" tonight!.

The Science and Engineering Library discusses all the awesome resources and equipment the Digital Science Center has to offer.