Thursday, April 24, 2014

Share your Bond library story #Bond25Years

Does this picture bring back memories for you? Those were the days before Wikipedia, when we had CD-ROM workstations instead of online databases, and VHS tapes instead of DVDs, email workstations because, you know having email on your phone – what on a phone! – was just a twinkle in someone’s eye. Maybe you have earlier memories & photos.

We’d love to hear your memories of the Main and Law libraries over the years. As part of Bond University’s 25th anniversary celebrations the Main Library will be putting up a reflection wall for visitors and alumni to pin up their library memories and photos. Even if you can’t attend the Bond Homecoming you can still be part of the celebrations by sharing your photo and stories online.


On Bond Homecoming Community Day, Friday 16th May, the Main Library will be hosting an open day (9am-3pm) so you can visit us for some Bond nostalgia including:

From Vision to Reality: A Pictorial Library Retrospective

Explore the outstanding transformation of the John and Alison Kearney Main Library through pictorial displays and exhibits of new and old Library media and equipment. Experience the transformation from the quiet reflective pre-digital era to the interactive age of the internet.

Bond’s Early Years on Screen

Visit the Octagon Theatrette to view historical footage of Bond University.

Library Tours

    • Hosted tours on the hour (10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00). No bookings required, we will meet you at the front entrance.
    • Self-guided tour

Library Technology over the years

A display of pre-digital library equipment which might trigger a memory or two.

I remember…. Share your Library Stories

Contribute your recollections and photos of the Library to the reflection wall.

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