Save the dates to join us for the Conversations on Collecting series this academic year!

October 3
“Encounters with Collectors & Collecting: A Discussion in Three Movements”
Jesse Mann

The proprietor of The Chatham Bookseller, Madison, NJ, has a lifetime of stories to tell.

November 14
“The History of the Byron Society of America Library Collection”
Marsha Manns

The president of the Byron Society of America talks about the evolution of this important collection and highlights some of its treasures.

February 20
“The Perspective of an Editor”
Rebecca Barry

The editor of Fine Books and Collections shares her experiences of working with collectors and delving into special collections across the country.

March 27
“DJs, Some Sophisticated, That I Have Known”
David Porter

The former president of Skidmore College talks about how he got into book collecting and about the unexpected, interesting, and sometimes scary places it has led him, including new fields for teaching and research.

Hosted by the Friends of the Library,

4-5 p.m.  Pilling Room, Rose Library