Exhibit Program: “The Genre and Its Place in the History of American Music”

Ricky Ritzel, internationally renowned raconteur and cabaret artist, will tell tales of “The Genre and its Place in the History of American Music” from his perch at the keyboard.  His focus will be on the songwriters featured in the library’s … Continue reading

Princeton, Open Access, and the Evolution of Scholarly Communication

Yesterday, the faculty of Princeton University unanimously voted to adopt a new policy for scholarly publications (PDF). In support of open access, the policy prohibits faculty members from signing away exclusive rights to publishing companies. Instead, the policy assigns to … Continue reading

Free Tickets to Pages & Places!

Scranton’s annual Pages and Places Book Festival is coming up next Saturday, October 1st. It’s a wonderful day of interesting events, held all over downtown Scranton. To encourage our students to attend the festival, this year the Weinberg Memorial Library … Continue reading

The Swing Set, a New York-Based Trio, is Set to Perform Thursday Evening

The Swing Set, a New York-based trio, will perform selected favorites by songwriters featured in the library’s current exhibit, “A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910-1965.” Thursday, September 22, 6-7:30 P.M. Heritage Room– 5th floor of the library The … Continue reading