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whiteboard surface covered with handwritten book titles

A display at one entrance to Bass Library and a whiteboard covered with a scribbled titles at the other are bookending the 2020 iteration of Yale Library's Reading Resilience program, which solicits and shares reading recommendations and other creative works "by and about people of color" from students and other members of the Yale community. The book display, located just inside the entrance from Thain Café, has been so popular that staff have had to refill the shelves with additional titles and copies to replace those that have been checked out.

photo portraits of women scattered on a table top

Three 50 Women at Yale 150 exhibits are currently on view at Sterling Memorial Library, Haas Arts Library, and the Divinity Library, and six more are scheduled to open in 2020. By the end of this year, Yale Library will have mounted thirteen exhibits for the university commemoration of  two historic milestones: the matriculation of the first women students in Yale College in 1969 and the opening of the Yale School of Art in 1869, with the university’s first women students.