Past Speakers

Jian Ping: Mulberry Child

Featured Guest: Jian Ping Featured Book: Mulberry Child Date & Location: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 6:00 p.m. Richard Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor Lake Shore Campus 1032 West Sheridan From the Cultural Revolution to the Olympic Games: Changes in China over half a Century China has undergone a great political, social and economical transformation over […]

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Goals of the Friends

  • Provide opportunities for meeting persons who share an interest in and enthusiasm for books, libraries, and reading
  • Encourage and attract gifts in the form of bequests, endowments, books, manuscripts, and other appropriate materials
  • Involve individuals in the Chicago area in library programs and activities
  • Foster an understanding of and appreciation for all Loyola University Chicago’s libraries and their special collections
  • Underscore the importance of Loyola’s libraries in fulfilling the University’s mission

Message from the Dean

As Dean of the University Libraries, I am proud to lead the Friends of the Libraries. Your support will help us continue to provide top-quality resources, services, and events for our students, faculty, and the greater Loyola community.

The Friends support our vision and goals through membership and action. We invite you to help us make a difference. Thank you for support and loyalty to our libraries.


Robert Seal
Dean, Loyola University Libraries

Past Speakers

Theresa Schwegel: Chicago Stars

Featured Guest: Theresa Schwegel Featured Topic: Chicago Stars Date & Location: Thursday, April 2, 2009 6:00 p.m. Richard Klarchek Information Commons Lake Shore Campus 6525 North Sheridan Road Loyola alumna, Theresa Schwegel, and an Edgar Award winning author for Best First Novel from the Mystery Writers of America does not write your average crime series: […]

Past Speakers

Stuart Dybek: Loyola in Fiction

Featured Guest: Stuart Dybek Featured Topic: Loyola in Fiction Date & Location: Thursday, February 5, 2009 6:00 p.m. Richard Klarchek Information Commons Lake Shore Campus 6525 North Sheridan Roa MacArthur “genius” Stuart Dybek and critically acclaimed master of the short story, will present “Loyola in Fiction”. He will read a few passages from a few of […]

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