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Laura Caldwell: Long Way Home

Oct 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Recent Events

Featured Guest:
Laura Caldwell, J.D.

Featured Book:
Long Way Home: A Young Man Lost in the System and
the Two Women Who Found Him

Date & Location:
Thursday, October 27, 2011
6:00 p.m.
Richard Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor
Lake Shore Campus
1032 West Sheridan

Laura Caldwell, J.D., Senior Lecturer in Residence at Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law, will discuss her first non-fiction book Long Way Home. It is the story of a man held in Cook County jail for six years without ever going to trial.



Baird Harper: Writing Short Stories

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Recent Events

Featured Guest:
Baird Harper

Featured Topic:
Writing Short Stories

Date & Location:
Thursday, September 29, 2011 6:00 p.m.
Richard Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor
Lake Shore Campus
1032 West Sheridan

Baird Harper, winner of the Nelson Algren Short Story Award, will discuss his short stories and his work as an instructor StoryStudy Chicago.



Scott Stantis: “What’s Happening in Chicago Politics”

Apr 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Recent Events

Scott Stantis: “What’s Happening in Chicago Politics”Scott Stantis: “What’s Happening in Chicago Politics” Date & Location: Thursday, April 14, 2011 6:00 p.m. Lewis, Towers, Beane Hall, 13th Floor Water Tower Campus 111 East Pearson Chicago Tribune‘s editoral cartoonist, Scott Stantis will present “What’s Happening in Chicago Politics”. His work has appeared in over syndicated in […]



Book Discussion: Neverwhere

Apr 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Posts

Book Discussion: Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman Moderator: Janette Kopacz from the Chicago Public Library Location: Room 713, Lewis Library Corboy Law Center25 East Pearson Water Tower Campus Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. In conjunction with the Chicago Public Library’s One Book, One Chicago Come join the Discussion! For more information, […]



Dr. Al Gini: Things I’ve Learned While Attending the University of Life

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Recent Events

Featured Guest: Dr. Al Gini Featured Book: Seeking the Truth of Things: confessions of a (catholic) philosopher Date & Location: Thursday, March 31, 2011 6:00 p.m. Richard Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor Lake Shore Campus 1032 West Sheridan Loyola Business Ethics Professor Al Gini presents “Things I’ve Learned While Attending the University of Life”. He […]



Angela Jackson: Where I Must Go

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Recent Events

Featured Guest: Angela Jackson Featured Book: Where I Must Go Date & Location: Thursday, February 24, 2011 6:00 p.m. Richard Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor Lake Shore Campus 1032 West Sheridan Award winning poet, Angela Jackson will discuss her first novel, Where I Must Go. Set in the late 1960s this story takes place in […]



Elizabeth Fraterrigo: Playboy and Making the Good Life in Modern America

Oct 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Recent Events

Featured Guest: Dr. Elizabeth Fraterrigo Featured Book: Playboy and the Making of the Good Life in Modern America Date & Location: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 6:00 p.m. Richard Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor Lake Shore Campus 1032 West Sheridan Loyola History Professor Elizabeth Fraterrigo will talk about her latest work, Playboy and Making the Good […]



Book Discussion: A Mercy

Oct 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Recent Events

Book Discussion: A Mercy by Toni Morrison Moderator: Janette Kopacz from the Chicago Public Library Location: Room 713, Lewis Library 25 East Pearson Water Tower Campus Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2010 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. In conjunction with the Chicago Public Library’s One Book, One Chicago Come join the Discussion! For more information, please […]



Jane Fulton Alt : Look and Leave: Photographs and Stories New Orleans Lower Ninth Ward

Sep 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Uncategorized

Featured Guest: Jane Fulton Alt Featured Book: Look and Leave: Photographs and Stories from New Orleans’s Lower Ninth Ward Date & Location: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:00 p.m. Richard Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor Lake Shore Campus 1032 West Sheridan Noted photographer and social worker, Jane Fulton Alt will discuss experience in New Orleans accompanying […]



Goals of the Friends

Aug 19th, 2009 | By | Category: More Information
  • 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