Library Stories

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Ginn Library is accepting submissions from the Fletcher community for the Perspectives Gallery. We welcome both photography and digitized two-dimensional works on paper such as illustrations, watercolor, pen and ink drawings, gouache, woodblock prints, etchings, etc.  Please send in photos/art from your travels while at Fletcher, whether these occur during any of the academic breaks or during the school year.

The Glass Room, an exhibition about data and privacy, is now on display at Tisch Library in the stairwell from the main floor (Level 2) to Level 3 through March 13, 2020.



This summer while preparing for the arrival of new carpet, library staff discovered a handful of interesting items stashed throughout the library office space

Bridging Differences, an all-campus Tufts initiative, encourages learning about the political, social, and cultural issues that divide our society.

Its goal is to improve understanding and engagement across divergent perspectives at Tufts, through effective communication and programming. 

Each semester during the academic year, Ginn Library invites Fletcher students to showcase their works of photography in the Perspectives Gallery, just inside the entrance of the library. 

Checked out a book at Ginn? Then you’ve probably met some of our student workers. In addition to its regular staff members, Ginn’s customer service team includes 33 work-study students—graduate and undergraduate; from Fletcher, the School of Arts & Sciences, and the School of Engineering.

Ginn received a generous donation of turn-of-the-century maps for researchers and cartophiles. These maps are available to the Fletcher community for viewing. 

Each summer the library highlights a selection of reseach posters completed by Fletcher School students enrolled geographic information systems (GIS) courses taught during the spring semester.   

How do whales communicate and what do they sound like?  Kids learned about what makes Antarctica special while snacking on perky penguins and making flags, at Ginn’s family-friendly event to celebrate the Antarctica Treaty’s 57th anniversary.

Ginn Library is proud to display the Dean's impressive collection of books; many have been written by our esteemed Fletcher faculty. 

Features about Ginn Library and how we work with Fletcher.