It was another busy year in the Phillips Library. The reading room saw a significant uptick in patron visits, we participated in a variety of exhibits and programs at the museum, and made some exciting changes to our online catalog. We’ve also rolled out a new social media platform (Instagram here we come!) and had some guest contributors revealing fascinating wedges of our collections here on the blog. Indulge us as we take a look back… Read more
2015 reading room visits by location.
2015 proved to be an exciting and innovative year in the Phillips Library reading room. The above map is a representation of at least one in-person visit from 195 cities worldwide. Researchers came from down the street to down under, researching topics ranging from the historical, to the literary, to the scientific. In our second full year open in our Peabody location we continue to be utilized by the scholarly and public community alike. Read more
Shell Volume III Plate LVI
As summer has finally arrived here in the North Shore, I would like to share several items from the Phillips Library Collections that I have come across recently. Read more