A New Blend: Frost Library Opens Café

Submitted on Friday, 4/13/2012, at 2:42 PM

April 13, 2013

By Adam Gerchick ’13

The line snaked from the northwest corner of Frost Library’s first floor almost to the main entrance, the Amherst students, faculty and staff watching as those ahead of them reached the counter, collected what they’d come for and excitedly left the building for their 2 p.m. classes.

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Amherst College’s Paul Sorrentino and Tim Jones to Discuss New Book and “Multiethnic Fellowship” at Frost Library April 12

March 22, 2011

AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, April 12, at 4 p.m. in the first-floor periodicals area, Amherst College’s Frost Library will host  a celebration of the publication of A Transforming Vision: Multiethnic fellowship in college and in the Church (Doorlight Publications, 2011), a new book edited by Amherst College Director of Religious Life Paul Sorrentino.

Amherst College’s Frost Library to Host Spring Book Party for Faculty Authors on Feb. 17

January 28, 2011

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, Feb. 17, at 4:30 p.m. in the first-floor periodicals area, Amherst College’s Frost Library will host a spring book party recognizing new works by Amherst faculty in the social sciences.

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Highly valuable Audubon original 'Birds of America' on display at Amherst College

Frost Library’s rare 2-by-3-foot original volume of John James Audubon’s Birds of America was the subject of a lengthy story in the Amherst-area newspaper. 

Amherst College’s Frost Library to Host Fall Book Party for Faculty Authors on Oct. 28

October 21, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m. in the first-floor Periodicals Area, Amherst College’s Frost Library will host a fall book party recognizing new works by Amherst faculty in the humanities.

Clues in the Exeter Book: A Case History in Manuscript Study

Patrick W. Conner, the Eberly Centennial Professor in English at West Virginia University, will deliver a talk on the Exeter Book of Old English Poetry on Wednesday,  October 27th at 4:30 P.M. in the Periodicals Reading Room of the Robert Frost Library.  This is the third lecture in the Library's series on the History of the Book.

Managing the Wide-Open Morass

By Emily Gold Boutilier

David Bollier to Discuss “The Promise of Digital Technologies” at Amherst College’s Frost Library April 26

April 15, 2010                                                                                 

AMHERST, Mass. – On Monday, April 26, at 4 p.m., Amherst College Croxton Lecturer David Bollier will discuss “Academia as a Commons: The Promise of Digital Technologies at Amherst College and the Five Colleges” in the Periodicals Area of the school’s Frost Library.

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