Anniversary of when the Dalai LamaÂ was forced to flee Tibet
Tibetans suffered under China’s persecution of Buddhism and after years of scattered protest, a full-scale revolt broke out in 1959. The Dalai Lama was granted political asylum in India. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 for his commitment to the nonviolent liberation of his country. Come check out our collection on Tibet and the Dalai Lama
February is Black History Month
Come check out the large collection at the Todd Library on the contributions and history of African Americans
The 125th Anniversary of the Opening of Ellis Island
January 1892. Over the years more than 20 million people were processed through the stations. Come visit the Todd Library and learn of its history and it present day use. While here, check on your own family history and genealogy with our collection.
“The Day that would go down in Infamy”
Pearl Harbor’s Naval Base was attacked on December 7th, 1941 which brought our country into World War II. Display and books found at the Todd Library throughout December. “Les’t we forget”.
December Book Display – Think Snow?
There was lots of snow when the Antarctica Treaty was signed in December 1959 by 12 nations and it continues to “shine as a rare beacon of international cooperation”.Â Antarctica Day was established in 2010 as a global initiative.Â Come visit us at the Todd library and check out our collection centered on this vast continent down south.