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Armistice Day Centenary exhibit at the Library

To commemorate the end of the Great War — World War One – a new exhibit at Albertsons Library asks us to remember the lives of the average soldier in the trenches of the Western Front. Curated by History Professor … (Read More) Armistice Day Centenary exhibit at the Library

Edit Local: An Intersectional Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Did you know you can help to remedy the underrepresentation on Wikipedia of people of color, the LGBT+ community, refugees, or women? Come to Edit Local to learn how! On Tuesday, October 16, Albertsons Library will host an Edit-A-Thon (please … (Read More) Edit Local: An Intersectional Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Alumna identifies people in photo archives

When Joan (Edwards) Williams and her son Matt were browsing Historic Boise State, a collection of archived photos, they noticed a lot of names missing from the photos. Joan went to Boise Junior College (BJC) from 1949 to 1951, participated … (Read More) Alumna identifies people in photo archives

Central Bench History book by Jim Duran

The Library’s own Jim Duran is the proud author of a local neighborhood history titled Central Bench History. This 55 page book is free to the public, copies will be made available at Central Bench events and the Department of … (Read More) Central Bench History book by Jim Duran