Category Friends of the Library

This year’s Jonathan Orr Essay Contest Winners

On Friday, April 7, Friends of the Library held their Annual Dinner. This year’s theme focused on the movies. At the dinner, the Jonathan Orr Essay Contest winners were recognized and read their essays, which we’ve included here for your enjoyment. 1st Place: Micah Skinner 2nd Place: Morgan Binnix 3rd Place: Abigail Durkovic Thank you […]

Meet our Essay Contest Winners!

On Friday, April 8, Friends of the Library held their Annual Dinner. This year’s theme focused on Children’s literature. At the dinner, the Jonathan Orr Essay Contest winners were recognized and read their essays, which we’ve included here for your enjoyment. (Note: Rebecca Lundberg was unable to attend the dinner since she is studying aboard […]

You’re invited! This year’s Friends of the Library Annual Dinner

When: April 8th, Appetizers at 6:15pm, Dinner at 7:00pm Where: Warner Memorial Library, Eastern University Price: $25 per person / $10 student rate Our speaker is Katherine Haas, Associate Curator at the Rosenbach Museum & Library. Kathy will speak about the history of early children’s books from the religious tracts of Puritan printers to the adventure novels of […]

Announcing the 2016 Jonathan Orr Essay Contest

Are you an undergraduate at Eastern? Then take this opportunity to enter Friends of the Library’s annual Jonathan Orr Essay Contest and a shot at winning some money! This year’s question is:  The poet William Wordsworth said, “The child is father of the man,” meaning our early experiences shape our mature lives and thoughts. Children’s […]

Announcing the Winners of Friends of the Library’s 2015 Orr Essay Contest

The judges have decided! We are excited to announce the winners of this year’s Jonathan Orr Essay Contest held by Friends of the Library. Out of 20 entries, these three rose to the top of the list. Congratulations! To view this year’s question and essay requirements, visit https://warnerlibeu.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/2015-friends-of-the-library-jonathan-orr-essay-contest/ (Click on our winners’ name to read their […]

2015 Friends of the Library Jonathan Orr Essay Contest

Are you an undergraduate at Eastern? Then take this opportunity to enter Friends of the Library’s annual Jonathan Orr Essay Contest and a shot at winning some money! This year’s question is: John Henry Cardinal Newman says in his classic study The Idea of the University (1852) that “This process of training, by which the […]

Library Friends group sponsor charter framing

Have you been to the library recently? Notice anything different? We painted! Come stop by and see our new blue wall featuring Eastern’s beautiful historic charter, framed thanks to Friends of the Library. Issued in March 1923, the Charter of The Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary states in beautifully calligraphic writing, In compliance with the requirements […]

We have our winners!

The judges have decided! We are excited to announce the winners of this years Jonathan Orr Essay Contest held by Friends of the Library. Out of 28 entries, these three rose to the top of the list. Congratulations! (Click on our winners’ name to read their essay) First Place: Nicholas Trombley Second Place: Jacob Palmer […]

Warner Library Celebrates EU History in preparation of Dr. Duffett’s installation

With Dr. Duffett’s approaching installation as Eastern’s ninth president, Warner Library encourages you to stop by and view our display relating to the history of Eastern University. We have taken the beautiful timeline created by Eastern’s Alumni office and mounted a display of a condensed version of it (sponsored by Eastern University’s Friends of the […]

Save the Date! Tony Campolo to Speak at Friends of the Library’s Spring Event

Have you heard? Long-time Friends of the Library supporter, Tony Campolo, will be speaking at Friends of the Library’s “Red Letter Evening”. Here are the details… When? April 10, 2014 (Thursday) Time? 6:00pm to 8:30pm Location? Warner Library’s Atrium (Directions) Food? You bet! Join us for dessert & beverages And……… it’s OPEN AND FREE TO […]