Libraries Celebrate Homecoming

Oct. 29, 2012

Baylor's 103rd anniversary of Homecoming is this weekend and the Baylor University Libraries invite students, faculty and staff, alumni, community members, and families to join them in participating with the historic celebration.

Exhibits will be on display for the extended Homecoming weekend from Thursday, Nov. 1 to Monday, Nov. 4, in all of the libraries.

Armstrong Browning Library will host an open house on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with refreshments served in the newly dedicated Garden of Contentment.

The Texas Collection will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, displaying a Baylor-themed exhibit, as well as showcasing their newest digital collections, the Lariats and Round Up yearbooks.

Poage Library is showcasing a Race for the White House exhibit, displaying memorabilia from many previous elections. Poage Library will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the International Studies group will host a Homecoming reunion on the second floor that day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Creations@Baylor will be displayed in Moody Memorial Library along with the Cherry Aware exhibit in Jones Library. Both displays celebrate faculty success and will be available for viewing all weekend.

A simultaneous celebration in honor of Robert Browning and Dr. A. J. Armstrong will occur Homecoming weekend at the Armstrong Browning Library. The International Conference, "Robert Browning and Victorian Studies at 200," will be held on Thursday and Friday, followed by a celebration of the "Boundless Life" of A. Joseph Armstrong on Sunday at 3 p.m.

We hope you will join us this Homecoming weekend as we celebrate Baylor pride and tradition. Sic 'Em Bears!