Looking to cool off on a hot summer day? Netflix subscription not worth it anymore? Check out our Loras film collection! And if you miss your friends’ movie references, catch up with the classics by visiting the Wilke Classic Film Collection. DVD players are also available at the library front desk.
The Wilkie Classic Film Collection Distribution Program was established in 2014 in honor of Fr. Wilke, a 1950 graduate and professor emeritus of history. The program allocates funds for movies in the Wilkie Classic Film Collection, which you can find at the Loras College Library. While hosting a large amount of classic films (IMDB's Greatest Films List), the collection has been regularly updated with modern hits as well. (new movie pictures).
“Father Wilke touched many lives at Loras through his teaching and passion for the arts, specifically music.” – President Jim Collins.
We hope you continue to celebrate the legacy Father Wilkie by enjoying a cinematic reprieve from these hot summer days!