Current and Upcoming Events

      The Patrons Calendar

Ongoing Activities

A Book Discussion Group, informal and wide- ranging, discusses current and classic works chosen by the participants. It meets the fourth Thursday of each month from September through May at 3 pm, usually in the Pollak Library Conference Room, Library South 260C. For information, contact Suzie Serbin at

The ongoing book sale of the Patrons and Emeriti is located in Pollak Library South 199, off the quad with entrance outside the building in the SE corner. Thouands of used books on all subjects, periodicals, and recordings are sold at very low prices. (For details see Book Sale Center section.)

The Patrons partnered with Pollak Library to bring the maps in the Roy V. Boswell Collection for the History of Cartography online. This ongoing effort will allow people to access this rare resource in a new and exciting way from anywhere in the world via the web. For a preview of this effort visit Digitized Maps from the Library's Boswell Collection.

The Annual Meeting

The Patrons Annual Meeting is held in Pollak Library, Room 130, each year in late May or early June to review the year's achievements and elect officers for the next year. It features a lecture on a topic of interest to the Patrons or celebrates an event of importance to the Library or the community.

Admission is free, and guests are welcome.

Free on-campus parking.

Questions? Contact Scott Hewitt at