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Q: What is the Bentley Rare Book Museum?

Answer

The Bentley Rare Book Museum, hosted within the KSU Dept. of Museums, Archives and Rare Books (MARB), is Georgia’s first rare book museum and the state’s third largest museum-grade rare book collection. It offers a new model for engaging with special collections through interactive, rotating exhibits, robust programming, and a focus on campus and community outreach. Founded in 1987 as a gallery, the Museum holds over 10,000 rare items that chart the history of the book in the English-speaking world.

Hours

The Museum opens to all visitors Tuesday to Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Researchers and tourists may also schedule an appointment by emailing rarebooks@kennesaw.edu or calling 470-578-6289.

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For more help, call or visit one of our Check Out Desks:

Sturgis Library at Kennesaw (Ground Floor): 470-578-6202
Johnson Library at Marietta (First Floor): 470-578-7276

Last Updated

Last Updated

Oct 11, 2019

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Walk-up service for quick help at the library. Available at both campuses Monday - Thursday from 9a-5p.

Locations:
 
Johnson Library: Library first floor, room 109, next to the Check-Out desk.
Sturgis Library: Library ground floor computer lab, across from the Check-Out desk, at the first workstation.
 

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