While Special Collections houses the library’s most rare and unique tomes, you can find beautifully bound, illustrated, and gilded books in our regular, circulating collection.

Visit the lobby display to learn about the details that make these books special but not special enough to be worth a lot of money.

On behalf of the Department of Music and the Office of Special Programs, the Scribner Library is hosting a special performance with Ensemble Connect, a group of the finest young professional classical musicians based out of Carnegie Hall.

They will be performing Tania León’s "De Memorias".

When: October 18 from 12:15-12:45
Where: Harris Lobby

Let the pumpkin be your muse as you paint, carve, glue, or decoupage a literary-inspired masterpiece! Pumpkins will go on display in the library from October 25th-31st.  Library patrons will vote for their favorite pumpkin.  The designers of the winning student and non-student pumpkins will receive a literary-themed Halloween basket.

Anyone in the Skidmore community is invited to participate individually or as a team. Register using our form:

Check out the library lobby display to learn about our area’s literary landmarks for some of America's greatest authors and illustrators.  A companion Google Map to the display provides directions from Skidmore.

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International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text is the definitive research database for theatre and dance studies. In addition to all the comprehensive indexing of the International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD), it contains full text for top performing arts journals and books.

More info (including title list): 

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