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Community and National Conversations; Alumni Author

Two glass cases along the wall as you enter are put together by the library staff.  The tall glass case displays are focused on Community and National Conversations.  The shorter, center glass cases feature an Alumni Author.

Main Glass Case

The main glass case is just before our customer service desk.  This case can be reserved by any of our Otterbein community members for classes, clubs, and events.

New Books

The New Books display is on the second floor near the stairs.  The Circulation Supervisors coordinate this display, putting interesting new books from our collection on it.

Three Book Displays

On the second floor there are three book displays.  The tallest of the three is reserved for Common Book contenders, both past and present.  The other two displays can be reserved by community members.

Community and National Conversations

Our Community and National Conversations display case is highlighting the Civil Rights movement and activists of the era.

Main Glass Case: Black Memoirists

Our main glass case display, located next to the front desk, currently holds memoirs and autobiographies by Black authors.

Alumni Author: Harley Leroy Gill, '69

The Alumni Author for the month of February is Harley Leroy Gill, '69  We are highlighting his book You Amuse Yourself.  The other books on display are similar to Mr. Gill's work, revolving around cartoons and comedy.

Pop-Up Display

Our current pop-up display, located by the stairs on the first floor, is in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Book Display: Black History Month

On the second floor, the center-most display currently features materials related to Black History month.