Current Exhibitions

Cary Graphic Arts Collection
Image description: Poster with photograph of a shopping bag with a king on it. Text reads: Carry On! Selections from the J. Scott Patnode Shopping Bag Collection
Carry On! Selections from the J. Scott Patnode Shopping Bag Collection
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to Thursday, February 1, 2018
Examine the design, function, and visual impact of shopping bags from the 1960s to today, including designs by Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono, and Keith Haring.
RIT Museum
Archival photo of female student with arms raised standing on shoulders of male student
Spirited: Cheers to RIT School Spirit
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to Monday, April 30, 2018
Explore the history of school spirit from the earliest days of the Mechanics Institute to today through vintage photographs, archival documents, and memorabilia from the RIT Archive Collections.
Sunken Gallery
Image description: poster of woman skiing. Text reads: Poland for winter sports
Winter Meditations: Selections from the Rare Book and Poster Collections
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to Thursday, March 1, 2018
Explore the theme of winter in the RIT Libraries’ travel poster collection as well as unique artists’ books and rare book titles.

Library Events

WAL - Wallace (05), 3650
January 24 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
WAL - Wallace (05), Cary Collection, 2nd floor
February 1 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
WAL - Wallace (05), WAL 1540/1545
February 16 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm
All Events ›

@RITLibraries

  • Monday, January 22, 2018
    #libtips - If you've seen reserve materials listed on your course syllabi, you can check out print reserve materials here at the Circulation Desk or electronic reserve materials from the #library website: https://library.rit.edu/course-reserves . #RITpic.twitter.com/mp5JmSfTao

    - If you've seen reserve materials listed on your course syllabi, you can check out print reserve materials here at the Circulation Desk or electronic reserve materials from the website: https://library.rit.edu/course-reserves .

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018
    It's a full house today in the archives! #ARCHie welcomes a group of Industrial Design students to learn about the history of @RITtigers and get ideas for a class project. If you'd like to use our resources for class, contact us! ritarchive@rit.edu. We'd love to work with you.pic.twitter.com/2OgnOEUsDc

    It's a full house today in the archives! welcomes a group of Industrial Design students to learn about the history of and get ideas for a class project. If you'd like to use our resources for class, contact us! ritarchive@rit.edu. We'd love to work with you.

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Good morning #RIT on the first day of spring classes! Stop in the #ritlibraries to explore the spaces, resources and people available to you. We have subject librarians available for help with finding information! Pics and emails here https://library.rit.edu/staff  We are here for you!pic.twitter.com/o1nrdmBdL1

    Good morning on the first day of spring classes! Stop in the to explore the spaces, resources and people available to you. We have subject librarians available for help with finding information! Pics and emails here https://library.rit.edu/staff  We are here for you!

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    We missed you guys. We know it's a little cold out there, but we're excited to have all of you back for the Spring Semester. Let's make it great together! #RIT #Spring #WelcomeBackpic.twitter.com/TpEz8EvBUS

    We missed you guys. We know it's a little cold out there, but we're excited to have all of you back for the Spring Semester. Let's make it great together!

  • Friday, January 5, 2018
    We're excited to begin digitizing rare videos of #ASL poetry and literature held here in the @RITNTID Deaf Studies Archive. They'll be available to the public for the first time thanks to a @CLIRHC grant from @CLIRnews: http://ow.ly/VGQY30hBHNj . #deafculture #ROCpic.twitter.com/mDf0VNAXCb

    We're excited to begin digitizing rare videos of poetry and literature held here in the Deaf Studies Archive. They'll be available to the public for the first time thanks to a grant from : http://ow.ly/VGQY30hBHNj .

  • Friday, January 5, 2018
    It may feel like -20 outside, but it made for a beautiful sunrise at the #library this morning. We’re open until 5:00pm today if you’re looking for a reprieve from the storm. #RIT #ROCpic.twitter.com/7DmZDThXmD

    It may feel like -20 outside, but it made for a beautiful sunrise at the this morning. We’re open until 5:00pm today if you’re looking for a reprieve from the storm.

  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018
    What are you reading during break? #readrit #readersunite #ritlibraries #ritpic.twitter.com/1tFGPIRHc2
  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018
    The #ritlibraries website ( https://library.rit.edu ) has a new look! Our goal with the redesign was to provide easier access to #library resources and services from any device. What do you think of the new design? #RITpic.twitter.com/cwJHpuF52h

    The website ( https://library.rit.edu ) has a new look! Our goal with the redesign was to provide easier access to resources and services from any device. What do you think of the new design?

  • Tuesday, January 2, 2018
    It's really not the same without the students here on campus... #RIT #ritlibrariespic.twitter.com/ERQXMycpPJ

    It's really not the same without the students here on campus...

  • Monday, January 1, 2018
    Happy New Year Tigers! We wish you all a wonderful and fulfilling 2018! Let's make the year great together! #RIT #TigerPride #HappyNewYear #2018pic.twitter.com/XO7ZIuePbk

    Happy New Year Tigers! We wish you all a wonderful and fulfilling 2018! Let's make the year great together! #2018

  • Wednesday, December 27, 2017
    .@RITtigers are enjoying some well deserved downtime. Meanwhile in the library... #RIT #ritlibrariespic.twitter.com/b0jC1FebkL

    . are enjoying some well deserved downtime. Meanwhile in the library...

  • Friday, December 22, 2017
    We will be closing at 2:00pm today and will reopen at 8:00am on January 2. We wish you all the happiest of holidays and a relaxing winter break! #RIT #ritlibrariespic.twitter.com/4dNVbZ6YY0

    We will be closing at 2:00pm today and will reopen at 8:00am on January 2. We wish you all the happiest of holidays and a relaxing winter break!

  • Thursday, December 21, 2017
    The #ritlibraries website will have a new look in the new year! Launching on January 2, 2018, it will provide easier access to library resources and services from any device. #RIT See what's new: http://ow.ly/CDFg30hfV6k pic.twitter.com/ldvp0y0JxZ

    The website will have a new look in the new year! Launching on January 2, 2018, it will provide easier access to library resources and services from any device. See what's new: http://ow.ly/CDFg30hfV6k 

  • Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    .@RITtigers - Did you see #TheLastJedi this weekend? Then you might like to listen to a #StarWars soundtrack compilation on @NaxosMusicLib, available through #ritlibraries! https://rit.naxosmusiclibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=827969769829 …pic.twitter.com/xSW8luVaIL

    . - Did you see this weekend? Then you might like to listen to a soundtrack compilation on , available through ! https://rit.naxosmusiclibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=827969769829 …

  • Monday, December 18, 2017
    We have one more coffee break for the last night of #finals. Grab a free cup of coffee here on the first floor to help you power through! #RIT #ritlibrariespic.twitter.com/Tbqdemmcfl

    We have one more coffee break for the last night of . Grab a free cup of coffee here on the first floor to help you power through!

  • Friday, December 15, 2017
    The perennial favorite Destress with Letterpress was back today! Everyone got into the holiday spirit as they printed seasonal #letterpress cards and coasters with the Cary Graphic Arts Collection. #RIT #DestressFestRITpic.twitter.com/ZDy40U6c3z

    The perennial favorite Destress with Letterpress was back today! Everyone got into the holiday spirit as they printed seasonal cards and coasters with the Cary Graphic Arts Collection.

  • Friday, December 15, 2017
    Finals can seem all-consuming, but don't forget the holiday season! Take a study break and decorate a holiday card 10:30am-noon here on the 1st floor. Print your own on #letterpress, or we'll have supplies if you'd like to let your creativity fly! #RIT #DestressFestRITpic.twitter.com/MWJ4Z2xRXi

    Finals can seem all-consuming, but don't forget the holiday season! Take a study break and decorate a holiday card 10:30am-noon here on the 1st floor. Print your own on , or we'll have supplies if you'd like to let your creativity fly!

  • Thursday, December 14, 2017
    What better way to destress on the second day of #finals than a visit from Santa Dog? Therapy dog Macey was feeling festive today in her hat and scarf! #RIT #DestressFestRITpic.twitter.com/HgqPMHB2Sy

    What better way to destress on the second day of than a visit from Santa Dog? Therapy dog Macey was feeling festive today in her hat and scarf!