Marist HallOn July 2, 1911, the first Library classes were taught by members of the University Library Staff and librarians from the District of Columbia Public Library so that by 1930, a complete four-summer training program was offered and a certificate awarded. Elizabeth Stone, former department chair, later became American Library Association president and designed the America’s Libraries Postage Stamp. 

A Century of Knowledge, Service, and Discovery: Library Education 1911-2011 reflected on the profession and its accomplishments across the century and laid the groundwork for its direction in the next 100 years.

The celebration featured a digital exhibit with a photo gallery and guestbook.