Science Exhibits at the John Crerar Library

The Science Libraries present short term and ongoing exhibits in the atrium of the John Crerar Library. Exhibits focus on aspects of the sciences and highlight collections of Crerar and Eckhart Libraries.

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"A Library for All Time": Celebrating the History of the John Crerar Library

October 29, 2014 – March 31, 2015




Exhibit Description:

The John Crerar Library is celebrating 30 years at the University of Chicago and 120 years since its original founding as a science and technology library in Chicago. This exhibit commemorates these anniversaries and features historical photographs and documents from the Library's archival collections which illustrate the rich history of the John Crerar Library.  To learn more about the history of the John Crerar Library, visit our web exhibit A Library for All Time: The History of the John Crerar Library.

Location: The John Crerar Library, Atrium, 5730 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago
Public Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

For more information about exhibits held at the John Crerar Library, please contact Jennifer Hart at 773-702-7569 or

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