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Bentley Library by the Numbers - 2022 Infographic

By Lisa Curtin

The Bentley Library is pleased to share the latest version of Bentley Library by the Numbers!

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Delayed Opening: Sunday April 9th.

By Anne Jorgensen

In order to accommodate our staff, the library will be opening at noon on Sunday April 9th. We greatly appreciate your understanding.

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Play Ball: Celebrating Opening Day

By Kimberly Morin

Make a short stop by the main floor of the library to explore a popup display of all things baseball.

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On Display: National Poetry Month

By Matthew Van Sleet

“Poetry survives because it haunts and it haunts because it is simultaneously utterly clear and deeply mysterious; because it cannot be entirely accounted for, it cannot be exhausted.”
― Louise Glück

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Virtual Display: Celebrate Women's History Month!

By Anne Jorgensen

March is Women’s History Month! While the very first International Women’s Day dates back to 1911, the designation of a full Women’s History Month didn’t happen until 1987 after being petitioned to Congress by the National Women’s History Project, an advocacy group based out of California.

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Storm Closing: Library Closing at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 14

By Lisa Curtin

Bentley Library will close at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. 

Due to the storm, Bentley University has announced that administrative offices will close at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14. Weather permitting, the Bentley Library will open at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15. 

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Special Spring Break Hours: March 11-19

By Lisa Curtin

Spending time at the library may not be at the top of your "fun things to do during Spring Break" list, but we'll be here if you need us! Drop in to borrow books and movies, pick up a museum pass, or simply to enjoy the quiet. Be sure to check our modified hours to ensure we're open before visiting. 

Spring Break Hours

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Now Showing in the RSM Gallery: From Silk to Cement by Ariel Basson Freiberg

By Lisa Curtin

From Silk to Cement, a mixed media installation by Ariel Basson Frieberg, opens in the RSM Art Gallery at the Library on Thursday, March 9. To celebrate, the Gallery is hosting an Artist Talk and Opening Reception from 5:00–7:00pm. We hope to see you there!

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Oscar Nominees & Watching DVDs at the Bentley Library

By Katie Leahy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 95th Oscars ceremony took place on Sunday, March 12th, 2023 honoring films released in 2022. For those who might be interested, finding out where and how you can watch Oscar winning and nominated films can be a challenge as some films are still showing only in theaters and some are only available on certain streaming platforms.

Our Popular DVD collection contains many of this year's nominees, including:

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Storm Delay: Library Opens at 4:00pm Tuesday, February 28

By Lisa Curtin

Bentley Library will open at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. 

Due to the impending storm, Bentley University has announced that day classes will be canceled and administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. Undergraduate and graduate evening classes on Tuesday beginning at 5:00 p.m. or later will be held as scheduled. The library will have a delayed opening at 4:00 p.m. and will close at our regular time - 12:00 a.m.

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