Congrats to Our Raffle and Poetry Contest Winners!

Drum roll, please… the two winners of the “Ode to the Brown Library” Poetry Contest!

  • Student Winner: Tiffany Sparks with her poem, “Books and Libraries”
  • Faculty/Staff Winner: Pam Woody with her poem, “A Journey with a Friend”

Both winning poems, along with a selection of the other submitted entries, will be displayed on the top floor of the library throughout the month of May.… Read the rest

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, My Favorite Library is “Brown”– How about You?

Creating PoetryGot poetic chops? Like to improvise spoken word or jazz poetry? Then enter the “Ode to the Library” contest!

We challenge you to write a poem dedicated either to our Brown Library or to the spirit of libraries in general. Your poem could be a romantic sonnet, an ode, haiku, limerick, or villanelle——jazz poetry, free verse, or spoken word.… Read the rest

Writers’ Gathering Today

Like writing poems or short stories? Maybe you’re working on a novel or play. Or maybe you’ve always been curious but have only ever written academic papers before.

Please join Ruff Writers, the creative writing club on campus, for its first meeting today, Thursday, September 30th, at 4pm in the library’s large study room.… Read the rest

Jazz Poetry Hour

Brown Library and Student Activities invite you to come express yourself at our Jazz Poetry Hour this Wednesday, March 31st, at 1pm in the Student Commons.

The Elmer Coles Quintet will play behind you as you share your spoken-word, poetry, or other *short* forms of writing based on themes from the Big Read book, A Lesson Before Dying.… Read the rest

Library Offers Sweet Topic Guides

Looking to do some research for your criminal justice or history class? Or maybe you have a paper to write for your English class? Don’t fret because the Brown Library has developed a handy set of topic guides which covers a wide range of subjects.… Read the rest