Category Archives: Events

Bestselling Author Jan Karon Book Signing, September 4

Jan Karon presents “Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good“ Please join us for a lecture and book signing with New York Times bestselling author Jan Karon.  Jan Karon will present her new book, Glitter and Glue. Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014

Bestselling Author Susan Vreeland Book Signing, September 3

Susan Vreeland presents Lisette’s List Friends of the SMU Libraries will host New York Times bestselling author Susan Vreeland to promote her new novel, Lisette’s List. Date: Wednesday, September 3 11 am: Private Reception with the Author. Cost, $30 (includes

July 24 Film Screening – Neshoba: The Price of Freedom

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer we will be screening the Micki Dickoff film Neshoba: The Price of Freedom. Included in the event will be a short talk by Dr. Dennis Simon, Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, Political

Late Night Snack Night – Free Food! May 7 – 9.

Paws and Take a Break: Therapy Dogs at the Library – May 6

Reduce the stress of studying for finals! Spend some time with a therapy dog at the library! Location: Fondren Library Center, Touch Learning Center (1st floor, Fondren Library East) – tentative location Date: Tuesday, May 6 Time: 1 p.m. –

Visit the SMU Living Library! Real people. Real conversations. April 15 and 16.

What is the Living Library? Books at the SMU Living Library are real people who have an interesting life story or unique experience to share. This event is designed to challenge prejudices and encourage respect. When you check out a

7th Annual CUL Cookout, April 15 and 16 – Free hot dogs!

Question: How many librarians does it take to grill a hot dog? Answer: We’re not sure yet, but we always hit it out of the ballpark. Join us for the 7th Annual CUL Cookout and learn more about how Central

DeGolyer exhibit opening March 27: Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014

Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014 Opening Event: Reception and talk by guest curator Marc Selvaggio Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 Time: 6:00 reception, 6:30 lecture Place: DeGolyer Library About the exhibit One could say that a piece of

Paws and Take a Break: Therapy Dogs at the library – December 10th

Reduce the stress of studying for finals! Spend some time with a therapy dog at the library! Location: Fondren Library Center, Touch Learning Center (1st floor, Fondren Library East) Date: Tuesday, December 10th Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm About

Screening and panel discussion of Swingman, November 1

Join us for a free movie screening and panel discussion of Swingman, an award-winning film. About the film: Captain Marshall Allen was a fireman’s fireman.  An accident put him in a wheelchair for the rest of his life.  He’s still

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