The Lilly Library

Written By: Adina Vega Edited By: Marlinda Gallardo A rare collection of miniature children’s books from the Elizabeth Ball collection. Most of the Lilly Library’s children’s books come from the Elisabeth Ball collection, which came to the Library in 1983. Art of Play, an online retail store specializing in unique Read more…

Grunigen Medical Library

Written By: Michelle SosaEdited By: Adina Vega and Marlinda Gallardo The Library’s exterior. UC Irvine is home to several fantastic libraries. Located in the heart of Orange, the Grunigen Medical Library is the center of the university’s medical resources for students, researchers, and other health professionals within the UCI Medical Read more…

The Vatican Apostolic Library

Written By: Michelle SosaEdited By: Adina Vega Image of the Sistine Hall within the Vatican Apostolic Library You have most likely heard about the Vatican Church in films–especially supernatural horror films–but have you heard about the Vatican Church’s library? The Vatican Apostolic Library is filled with beautiful art, rich history, Read more…

The National Library of China

Written by: Michelle SosaEdited By: Adina Vega Exterior image of the library Beijing, China, is home to several important cultural monuments like the Temple of Confucius and the National Museum of China. The National Library of China, located in the nation’s capital, is a breathtaking monument founded in 1909 and Read more…

Internship Spotlight- Kristina Gerhardt

Written By: Kristina Gerhardt During the spring semester of 2023, I had the opportunity to participate in the Legacy Internship for Collection Access and Management Services at California State University Northridge (CSUN). Though my current pathway is Archival Studies and Record Management, I have kept an open mind about where my library Read more…

Daily Pride

Written by: Gabrielle S. Vasquez BatesEdited by: Adina Vega and Jenny Roach As librarians, we are keepers of stories. We read, research, write, create, share, educate, and archive. In light of current events surrounding the LGBTQIA community, we can choose to be pessimistic or we can celebrate. I choose to Read more…

Fabergé Museum

Written by: Adina Vega Edited by: Gabrielle S. Bates A collection of opulent Fabergé eggs on display.  The United States celebrates Easter in April, and eggs are a common theme for the month. Many people celebrate by displaying their fabergé egg collections, but did you know that the history of Read more…