Make a Book By Hand: Watkinson Library Workshop 10/30


On Thursday, October 30, from 4:30-7:30 pm in the Watkinson Library, Paulette Rosen of the Creative Arts Workshop will teach a book-making workshop.

Participants will learn several variations of the accordion fold, from the full-page spread to the small folds that act as a hinge. The resulting books are suitable for small photo albums, sketchbooks, greeting cards and whatever else you can imagine!

A light supper will follow the introduction.

Please RSVP to Sally Dickinson by October 24th (

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New Streaming Videos

The Library is expanding its access to online videos with over 2,000 feature and educational films from major producers including California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, Green Planet Films, Kino Lorber, and others.

The service is provided by Kanopy Streaming, a company specialized in bringing digitized films to colleges and universities.  To explore what the Library now makes available with this new service, please go to:  Records for titles in Kanopy have also been added to the Library’s catalog, with direct access to the video.

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Oct. 9th Book Artist Talk: Daniel Kelm

KELM poster Oct 9

On Thursday, October 9th at 5 pm, the Watkinson presents, “A Conversation on Poetic Science: The Bookwork of Daniel E. Kelm” in the Joslin Family 1823 Room.

Daniel Kelm is a book artist and founder of the Garage Annex School for Book Arts at his studio, the Wide Awake Garage, in Easthampton, Massachusetts. Join us to explore and learn more about the elements of alchemy and sculpture in his work.

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Reserves: Textbooks and Course Materials

Textbooks on reserve can be checked out for short 2-3 hour loan periods.

Textbooks on reserve can be checked out for short 2-3 hour loan periods.

We know you’re running all day – that’s why we have Course Reserves right at our Circulation Desk for you!

Textbooks, required readings, and even DVDs can be checked out for limited loans, so you can get your work done without leaving the library. Book scanners are available on Level A and Media viewing rooms on Level 1 can be checked out, so you can scan and view what you need for your classes. You’ll be in and out with a lighter load!

You can search through Course Reserves by using the Course Reserves link on the main library page and browsing by professor or course title. Textbooks are listed under course title: LIBR 108-01 Textbook Reserves. If you have any questions, ask online or at the front desk.

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Music CD collection has a new location

The Library’s music CD collection is now located on Level A, in Room A27 near the circulation desk. All material is checked out from the circulation desk. Circulation staff are happy to assist you with any questions.


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See New Arrivals in the Library


See what’s new to the Library using the New Arrivals search in our Library catalog! You can search within the past 4 weeks of arrivals, and choose between print, media, reference, online and Watkinson, or look for specific keywords.


Explore our New Arrivals search and keep up-to-date on the latest materials in the Library!

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DVD collection has a new location


Our DVD collection has moved to the Periodical Room shelves on Level 1 of the Library! To check out DVDs, take your selection down to the Circulation Desk.

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Summer Hours

The Library hours have changed for the Summer and interim periods. See the Hours page for our open times and holidays. Please note: there will be no after-hours access to the LITC building for the Trinity community from Monday, May 19th through Sunday, August 24th.

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College Librarian Richard Ross interviewed for Hartford Courant

Trinity College Librarian Richard S. Ross is featured in a recent article by the Hartford Courant, “Envisioning Witches on Trinity’s Gallows Hill.” Dr. Ross was interviewed on his research of Connecticut’s witch trials.


The full article is accessible here:

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Seniors: Upload your senior thesis!

Finished your senior thesis? Upload it to the Trinity College Digital Repository and get the most out of your work !

Get Noticed 
Works in the Trinity College Digital Repository get picked up by Google and other research tools. Other students and faculty will see the great work you’ve done!

Get Hired
Once your work is uploaded, you’ll have a direct link to it, which you can include on resumes, job applications, and social media profiles.

Get Accepted
Share the link to your work on graduate school applications, and with academic colleagues.

Archiving of senior projects is a free service provided by Trinity College Library. As the author, you retain copyright of your work, and you may set access restrictions.

To get started go to


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