Exhibits & Events
Walter Raff Display at the Archer Library
Sherlock Holmes Event
Need a break from exams, marking, or anything else? Join us for a free Sherlock Holmes event! Enjoy free popcorn, a brief talk on the history of the Sherlock Holmes character that will also highlight a donation to the library of Holmesian texts from Gillian Brodie, and a free viewing of Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr. Click to access the Full Article.
December 12, 2011
Past University of Regina employee and former Regina resident, Walter Raff, has endowed more than $300,000 to the Dr. John Archer Library. The Walter Raff Collection Development Endowment, which began in 2004, will be enhanced because of his planned gift. Funds will acquire books for the Library in the areas of English Literature, including history and criticism, and History and Philosophy of Western Europe. Click to access the Full Article.
Titanic, Science, the Arts and the Microbes
November 9, 2011
Dr. John Archer Library Beyond the Book lecture by D. Roy Cullimore, PhD, Registered Microbiologist (CCM). Dr. Cullimore has been working on "sunken" steel water wells since 1971 and on "sunken" steel and wooden shipwrecks since 1996. All of this work relates to the ways in... Click to access the Full Article..
A New Look at the 1935 On-to-Ottawa Trek and the Regina Riot
October 4, 2011
This is the Library's first Beyond the Book lecture for 2011-2012. Dr. William Brennan, Professor of History, will discuss the 1935 On-to-Ottawa Trek and the Regina Riot. This free public event will have a question and answer session and light refreshments will be served afterwards. Click to access the Full Article.
The New Dr. William Howard Display Case
April 18, 2011
Come and check out the new Dr. William Howard display case by the Circulation Desk. We have books on display by John Clare, Robert Browning, George Byron, Tennyson among others. Click to access the Full Article
Art and Music at the University of Regina: The Centennial Legacy
January 31, 2011
The Library's Beyond the Book series, which helps promote University of Regina faculty research, and in conjunction with the Library's Archives and Special Collections Department will host a public lecture by Jim Pitsula, professor of History. Reception to follow. Click to access the Full Article.