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Resources related to monthly library exhibits.


In this guide, you will find information related to exhibits at Lovejoy Library. Here you can request an exhibit, suggest exhibit ideas, view upcoming exhibits, and browse resources related to past exhibits.

Recent Display

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, Lovejoy Library presents books related to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., nonviolent protest, and Dr. King’s favorite author Langston Hughes in Friends Corner through the end of February.  Feel free to browse or check out items in the book display.


Upcoming Displays

National Poetry Month.  April 2019


Browse Past Exhibits

East Saint Louis Theising Collection Summer 2017

East Saint Louis Theising Collection Summer 2017

Explore the history of East St. Louis using the special collection donated by Dr. Andrew Theising, head of SIUE's Institute for Urban Research, including historic postcards available in the special collection, his contribution to the Emmy-winning PBS documentary and award winning book, "Made in USA: East St. Louis." Learn more about the 1917 Race riot through Institute For Urban Research: 1917 Race Riot page or  Request the book: Race Riot at East St. Louis, July 2, 1917 written by former SIU professor Dr. Elliott Rudwick.

3D architectural model by Gyo Obata

Gyo Obata Display May 2017

In honor of SIUE's presentation of the Distinguished Service award to SIUE architect Gyo Obata during the May 2017 commencement, the original architectural model that was displayed at the campus groundbreaking on May 2, 1963 was moved to the first floor light well in Lovejoy Library.  For more information on the creation of SIUE, please visit our digital collection:  The Creation and Opening of the Southern Illinois University campus.

Herb display for National Outdoors Month-Gardening

National Outdoors Month Focus on Gardening June-July 2017

Scents of sage, lemon balm, mint, basil, and lavender filled the light well, accompanying materials related to sustainability efforts on campus, the Gardens at SIUE, herb gardening, children's gardening books, adult gardening books, and books available from the good buy book shop. 

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