Library Pop-Ups

Curious about the treasures held in our Othmer Library? Want to see the books and archives that researchers travel around the world to investigate at the Science History Institute?

Join the librarians and curators from the Othmer Library as they share highlights from our collections.

Experience printed history in person when you visit our pop-up events, which are held in the Institute’s museum between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on the second Friday of each month. Chat with library professionals, and explore our treasures through fun, theme-oriented activities and programs.

Admission is free, and no reservations are necessary.

Upcoming Events

Join the Othmer librarians for a fun and educational walk in the autumnal forest.


Take an in-depth look at the notes on artistic techniques and paint recipes found in the margins and flyleaves of a few rare books in our collections.