The Speed of Sound: An Evening with Thomas Dolby

The Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries present An Evening with Thomas Dolby, who will read from The Speed of Sound

Thomas Dolby has spent his career at the intersection of music and technology. “The Speed of Sound,” his new memoir, is the remarkable story of his rise to the top of the music charts, a second act as a tech pioneer, and the sustaining power of creativity and art.

Tuesday, May 2

Mason Hall auditorium, Homewood campus

6:00 PM Reading/ 6:45 PM Reception

This event is free, but registration is requested. E-mail

The Raven

Happy Halloween from the Sheridan Libraries! We hope you enjoy this version of "The Raven," featuring some JHU and Baltimore notables.



The Enigmatic Edgar A. Poe in Baltimore & Beyond: Selections from the Susan Jaffe Tane Collection

Edgar Allen PoeOpening October 4, 2016 at the George Peabody Library, the exhibition features items from the Susan Jaffe Tane Collection of Edgar Allan Poe, one of the finest private gathering of Poe materials in the world. This exhibition is free and open to the public.

Hours: The George Peabody Gallery is open Tuesdays through Thursdays 10 – 5, Fridays and Saturdays 10 – 3, and Sundays 10 – 1.

Hopkins and the Great War

Hopkins and the Great War BannerHopkins and the Great War is a multi-site exhibition that explores the impact of World War I on Johns Hopkins University and its surrounding community. Often dubbed “The War to End All Wars,” World War I (1914-1918) left an indelible imprint on the lives of students, faculty, and staff.

The exhibit is in three separate locations: on the Homewood campus in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, and on the East Baltimore campus in the Anne M. Pinkard Building of the School of Nursing and the Welch Medical Library Building. Hopkins and the Great War is sponsored by Hopkins Retrospective and  draws upon the rich archival collections of the Alan M. Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and the Ferdinand Hamburger University Archives of Johns Hopkins University.

The exhibition runs through January 2017.