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Recent Acquisitions Library Lobby Exhibit

By: Lori Williamson | August 25, 2017
Pronto pup photo

Come see the exhibit of engaging, surprising acquisitions to the collection we have made over the last year!

We are always excited about new acquisitions because they are top of mind. But we want to share these with you for three reasons:

  • Show what we collect and why
  • Demonstrate how history is being made every day and how we are trying to document both the past and present
  • Because these items are so cool!

Some of the items here are old but new to our collection; others are just a few months old.

Visit the exhibit during Library hours until the end of November.