Advice for Constant Readers

–by Jennifer Heise, Reference Librarian and Web Manager “What shall I read next?” is a question that confronts us voracious readers a few times a month, week, or day. Even if we have a teetering to-read pile on our bedside table, which ones (if any) will fit our reading mood? Many years ago—when library floors […]

Kornitzer Book Awards Presented at Library Gala

Congratulations to Professor Edward Baring and Dr. Linda Connors, C ‘64, winners of the Bela Kornitzer awards for outstanding non-fiction books.  Non-fiction books published in 2011 and 2012 were eligible for the competition.  Two prizes were awarded—one to a member of the Drew Faculty and one to a Drew graduate. The awards were announced at […]

Renovation of the United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew University

The United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew University will undergo a major renovation during 2012-13. This work is made possible thanks to a generous gift from the university’s long-time benefactor Norman Tomlinson, who has previously given the Drew University Library significant collections of Byron, Whitman and Churchill. A new, ideal climate-controlled environment will […]

Library Gala 2013

Friends of Drew Library Gala Saturday, January 19, 2013 Historian David S. Reynolds, Featured Author The Friends of the Library will host their tenth biennial Benefit Dinner on January 19, 2013, with Honorary Dinner Chairs, Robert and Vivian Bull. The evening begins at Kirby Theatre with a program featuring award-winning historian and literary critic David […]

$1M Gift to Create Space for Special Collections

The Drew Library is known for its special collections, unique materials that expand undergraduate— as well as faculty, graduate student, and visiting scholar—opportunities for research. Noteworthy among the holdings are Willa Cather manuscripts, the Methodist Archives, the Governor Thomas H. Kean Archive, the Byron Society Library, the Bela Kornitzer Collection, the R.S. Thomas Collection, the […]

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