We now have EnChroma glasses available for checkout at the circulation desk in Frost! EnChroma glasses enable individuals who are red-green color blind to see an expanded range of colors more clearly, vibrantly and distinctly. You can check them out for a day at a time. Learn more at the EnChroma website:
The Library's Peer Research Assistants have expanded their hours and are now available to meet with students for drop-in appointments on Sundays from 3PM - 11PM! They continue to host hours from 5-9PM, Monday - Thursday as well.
Peer Research Assistants are students who are trained to provide drop-in research support to other students. They are available to help students with getting started on a research paper; navigating library databases to find sources; finding books on a specific topic; formatting citations; and other research-related questions. Stop by during their hours, and learn more about them at the link below:
We are excited to announce a new student art exhibition in Frost's Beyond Words Gallery. The exhibition, "Student Art from The Indicator", highlights 15 pieces inspired by writing from its last two issues, Bridges and Reverence. Check out this wonderful exhibition, which will run through January 2024. The Beyond Words Gallery is located outside of the Collection Management Offices on the 2nd floor of Frost.
Interested in exhibiting in the Beyond Words Gallery next semester? Learn more about the process and fill out a proposal!
“Ancestral Bridges: Celebrating Black and Afro-Indigenous families who lived and worked in Amherst in the 18th through early 20th centuries,” an exhibit of historical photographs and artifacts, will be on view in Frost Library through the summer of 2024.
This exhibition, the first partnership between the Ancestral Bridges Foundation and Amherst College, seeks to center this long-neglected aspect of town history and to reveal the rich and complex lives of the Black and Afro-Indigenous community of Amherst.
Check the exhibition out, and explore the exhibition website:
Hey seniors! Wondering about your library privileges after Amherst? Check out our new guide for graduating seniors, which includes information about alumni database access, how to access resources through your local libraries, what to do before you graduate, and how theses can be accessed.
Visit the Pioneer Valley Symphony or Brattleboro Museum for FREE
Frost Library now has a limited number of symphony & museum passes available for loan at the front desk. Amherst College faculty, staff, and students can borrow a pass to see a Pioneer Valley Symphony (https://www.pvsoc.org/) performance or take a trip to the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (https://www.brattleboromuseum.org/) at no cost! Please email the Circulation team at email@example.com for more details about borrowing passes.