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Friends of the Marriott Library Benefits and Events

J. Willard Marriott Library newsletter: Published in fall and spring, the newsletter, Inspirations, includes articles about library collections, donors, events, Friends activities, and other news.

Notices of Friends lectures: Speakers for the 2016 Sunday Afternoon Books & Authors Series and Wednesday Film series will be announced soon.

Invitations to A Book Collector's Evening: The Book Collector’s Evening, established in 2011, is a way to bring together book collectors and book lovers in support of the Marriott Library and the book collecting community. This year’s event will be held again at the Alta Club in downtown Salt Lake City in March and will feature a silent auction of rare and out-of-print books, a social hour, dinner and speakers.

Invitations to the Friends Spring Banquet: The Friends Spring Banquet is held every April.



FEBRUARY 24, 2016 at noon, Gould Auditorium. Annual Neale Nelson Lecture. Peggy Fletcher Stack, speaker. Co-sponsored by Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and U of U's Religious Studies Program. Free lecture, open to the public.

MARCH 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., Gould Auditorium. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive Lecture, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, speaker. Free lecture.

MARCH 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., Alta Club. Book Collector Evening: Paul Collins, Portland State University on Shakespeare's First Folio. $50/person. Reservations required.

APRIL 10, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., Gould Auditorium. Friends of the Library Sunday Lecture. Roy Webb on the film Les Voyageurs sans Trace. Free lecture.

APRIL 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., Gould Auditorium. Friends of the Library Spring Banquet. Michael Blanding on The Map Thief. Reservations required. $50/person or $90/couple.
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