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    Special Closing of the Library, Its Reading Room, and Its Galleries,
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

  • From June 9-August 31, 2016: “Babar Comes to Houghton Library." Read more
  • From September 6-30, 2016: “Moveable Books before Pop-Ups" Read more
  • From September 12-December 10, 2016: “Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections" Read more
  • Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m., “Wordsworth’s Prelude: How a Printed, Fully Illustrated Edition, Newly Edited from the Manuscripts, Would Have Been Impossible without the Digital Age” Read more
  • Thursday, October 13, 5:30 p.m., “Gold on Parchment: How Manuscripts are Made” Read more
  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 5:30 p.m., “William Ivins, Philip Hofer and the Art of the Book” Read more
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