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george peabody library

Book talk
The hidden histories revealed by maps
Published Feb 27, 2019
Exhibition at the Peabody Library explores how historical maps have influenced state and local history
History
George Peabody gets his own Google doodle
Published March 16, 2018
Peabody Institute founder, known as the father of modern philanthropy, remembered for lifetime of generosity
Exhibits
Curators' picks from 'Bibliomania'
Published Oct 19, 2017
Peabody exhibit shares 'rare and curious' items collected over the course of the library's 150 years
Who you gonna call?
Dustbusters for a day
Published Aug 8, 2017 Photos
Volunteers go for clean sweep at George Peabody Library's annual day of service
'Cathedral' cleaning
Dusting, by the book
Published Jan 15, 2016 Video Photos
George Peabody Library's centuries-old volumes get annual cleaning
Edgy work
Published Fall 2015
This dramatic scene was painted on a peculiar substrate—the edges of a book's pages. / Johns Hopkins Magazine