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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 this year’s 2013 Orr Essay Contest winners!

On Friday April 19th, Friends of the Library had their annual dinner and recognized this year’s Orr Essay contest winners. We had some amazing live jazz music performed by Eastern’s very own David Bryant and Teresa Moyer with additional accompaniment by Teresa’s husband, Stephen. It was a wonderful, fun evening! Here is this year’s essay […]

Announcing this year’s Orr Essay contest winners!!

On Friday, Friends of the Library had their annual dinner and recognized this year’s Orr Essay contest winners. Our speak for the evening was Dr. R.J. Snell. It was a wonderful, fun evening! Here is this year’s essay question: “In his World War II era book, Poetry as a Means of Grace (1941), Charles Osgood suggested that each […]