Exhibit on Display: “Illustrating Scranton: The Drawings of Don Murray”

Now through December 9th, the Library’s fifth floor Heritage Room will feature an exhibit on the work of local artist Don Murray. Comprised mainly of pen and ink drawings, the works on view depict the historic architecture and landmark sites of … Continue reading






Exhibit: Cornerstone of Victory

Millions of young Americans served in the armed forces from 1941 to 1945, including many students and alumni of The University of Scranton.  To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the formal conclusion of World War II, the Heritage Room is … Continue reading






Special Collections in the News

The Library’s Special Collections department has been featured in the news twice this summer. One of last spring’s Schemel Forum courses, The Bible As a Book, taught by Special Collections Librarian Michael Knies, explored the physical development of the Bible … Continue reading






Zaner-Bloser in the media

Zaner-Bloser penmanship has made it into the media!   Check out the Saturday, January 22, 2011 edition of the Scranton Times-Tribune here:  http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/the-writing-s-on-the-wall-but-no-one-can-read-it-1.1094003#axzz1BmppKM6P.  The print version includes a photograph of our Special Collections Librarian Michael Knies poring over the handwriting samples … Continue reading






Faculty Scholarship Exhibit in Library’s Heritage Room

During the month of May, the Weinberg Memorial Library is hosting its annual Faculty Scholarship Exhibit through Thursday May 27 in the Library’s Heritage Room. The exhibit features books, articles, and conference presentation announcements produced by University of Scranton faculty members … Continue reading






Countdown to the Lincoln Bicentennial

Here at the Weinberg Memorial Library, we’re celebrating Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday all month long, even though the big day isn’t until Thursday (February 12th). Yesterday, we opened our display of the national traveling exhibit, “Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey … Continue reading