Stories about "Ladd Library"
It’s finals week, and Bobcats make tracks to axe-tossing study break

Thursday, December 9, 2021 2:39 pm

Students put studying on the chopping block on Monday by doing some target practice — with axes.

19 items in the Bates library’s lost and found on Dec. 6, 2021

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:34 pm

It’s finals week, and we think students are foregoing routine tasks like...

18 items in the Bates library’s lost and found on Sept. 29, 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 3:48 pm

A warm stretch of early fall weather here on campus might explain a couple things about the status of Ladd Library Lost and Found on Sept. 29. 

The case of the missing buds in the Library’s Lost & Found, March 11, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:49 pm

“I think I’m on the phone with someone’s mom,” said a wide-eyed Jaimin Keliihoomalu ’21 of Kapolei, Hawaii, thus beginning the case of the lost Bluetooth ear buds.

18 items in the library’s Lost & Found on Dec. 13, 2019

Friday, December 13, 2019 12:07 pm

Lip balm, computer glasses, hoop earrings, transgender pride button, New England Patriots water bottle, and more.

As part of a team including Bates humanities librarian Christina Bell, noted childrenauthor-illustrator Anne Sibley O'Brien, and Brenna Callahan '15, Associate Professor of Psychology Krista Aronson has created the Picture Book Project: a set of interrelated resources that bring new accessibility to the world of diverse childrens books:A comprehensive collection of some 2,000 diverse books, housed at the Georgeand Helen Ladd Library, that is unique in that the books are available for anyoneto sign out; the Diverse BookFinder, a database and search language mirroring the collection, which for the first time makes diverse picture books findable by both the human characteristics and, importantly, narrative themes that recur in them; and an analytical tool, based on the DBF resources, that will enable librarians tounderstand how diversity is represented in their own childrens sections.
In its third year, Bates’ Diverse BookFinder is more accessible than ever

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2:50 pm

Between a powerful children's book Search Tool and expanded outreach to libraries, parents and book professionals alike are increasingly making use of this unique Bates resource.

18 items in the library’s Lost & Found on Sept. 25, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019 5:32 pm

Busy Bobcats plan their days, store data, stay hydrated, and do course readings...while losing appointment notebooks, thumb drives, water bottles, and textbooks.

18 items in the library’s Lost & Found on March 20, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019 10:58 am

On a Wednesday afternoon busy with thesis, we saw a Ghostbusters T-shirt, Ray-Ban sunglasses, a snarky coffee mug, and a student paper about race-based clubs in high schools.

Campus Construction Update: Nov. 2, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018 1:13 pm

A Halloween treat: By Oct. 31, three major construction projects launched in June were effectively complete.

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018 9:26 am

If you think of Ladd Plaza as a really big family room that has been getting a makeover, they’re now moving in the furniture.

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