Stories about "Ladd Library"
Campus Construction Update: June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018 10:39 am

If you can’t take the quiet of June at Bates, just stand by the Class of 1932 Sundial and listen to Almighty Waste haul away the Ladd Library Terrace.

Campus Construction Update (and how!): June 8, 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018 1:09 pm

Summer 2018 brings a fascinating diversity of construction projects to the Bates College campus.

Campus Construction Update: April 27, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 4:32 pm

Campus Construction Update explains how Ladd Library is providing new quarters for the Accessible Education and Student Support office.

Bates at Night: Hitting the books, the chai, and the Thesis Café

Friday, December 1, 2017 11:00 am

On Wednesday night, students in Ladd Library helped themselves to chai as they pulled out their books and opened their laptops.

See what’s in the Ladd Library lost and found today

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:53 pm

The Bates library is where students study, hang out, and spend lots of time. And lose things.

Professors explore censorship around the world during Banned Books Week

Friday, September 29, 2017 1:12 pm

Presentations covered censorship and book-burning in Germany, Japan, and Argentina.

Bates debuts one-of-a-kind search engine for diverse children’s books

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 2:28 pm

A Bates College team led by Krista Aronson has created the Diverse BookFinder, a set of resources that makes diverse children’s books newly findable.

Katie Vale, librarian and head of information and library services at Bates, dies at age 51

Thursday, December 1, 2016 8:00 am

Vale was a "professional of enormous breadth and intellect and a person possessed of quick wit and self-deprecating humor," said Bates College President Spencer.

Video: Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’ lands at the Bates library

Friday, April 29, 2016 11:53 am

Known as the "Bien" edition, the volume is huge — 57 pounds, with each page measuring 39 1/8 inches by 26 1/8 inches. Its Bates provenance is equally outsized.

Katie Vale named Bates Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian

Thursday, July 2, 2015 8:00 am

Vale, whose appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2015, is currently director of digital learning at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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