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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Changing the Face of Medicine: Hear Dr. Gloria Wilder Speak on Nov. 5

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The Unknown Twain

The Friends of the MU Libraries invite you to share some laughter with Mark Twain at the Conley House on Nov. 13 at 7 pm. Join humorist Bob Priddy, Chancellor Richard Wallace, Missouri Poet Laureate Walter Bargen, and very important

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Tibetan Monks at Ellis Library, Oct. 26-29

Witness as the The Mystical Arts of Tibet, featuring the Tibetan Monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery, bring a culturally rich experience to the MU Campus on October 26-29. Schedule: Mon. Oct. 26, Noon, Opening Ceremony, Lowry Mall/Ellis Library; Mon.

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Families Welcome at Ellis Library Open House After Homecoming Parade

On Saturday, October 24, visit Ellis Library after the Homecoming Parade from 10 a.m. to noon for refreshments, tours and family activities. This event is free and open to the public.

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Children’s Literature: Selections from the Special Collections Department of Ellis Library

Now on display in the Ellis Library Colonnade through the end of October.

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Banned Books at Ellis Library

Did you know the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the most challenged books since 1884 when it was originally published because of Mark Twain’s use of slang. See more banned books around the Colonnade area at Ellis Library.

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GWLA Directors Meet at MU on Oct. 5 & 6

The Greater Western Library Alliance annual fall meeting was held on October 5 & 6 in Columbia. The MU Libraries were pleased to welcome GWLA to Columbia for the first time. Streaming video of the program, “Reinventing Reference,” held on

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