Category Archives: Events

Fondren Library Center Open House, September 25

Fondren Library Center Open House Please join us for a special Homecoming open house celebrating Libraries: Then and Now and showcasing the ongoing Fondren Library Center renovation. Light refreshments provided. Event Information Date: Friday, September 25 Time: 2 – 3

Fondren Library Welcome Tent: August 24 – 25

SMU’s Central University Libraries will greet new and returning students with much needed cold water and campus maps, 9:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. during the first two days of school. Stop by our tent in front of Fondren Library and

Paula McLain Book Signing, August 12

Wednesday August 12, 2015 Paula McLain presents Circling the Sun 6 p.m. Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required Cash or check accepted at the door. Signed book included. 7 p.m. FREE Lecture and book signing. No RSVP

H. W. Brands Book Signing

Wednesday, June 3 H. W. Brands Presents Reagan: The Life 6 p.m. Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required Cash or check accepted at the door. Signed book included. 7 p.m. FREE Lecture and book signing. No RSVP

Common Reading Kick-off, May 4

Celebrity Readout To kick off SMU’s 2015 Common Reading selection, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, SMU celebrities will be reading short passages from the book. There will be door prizes and snacks! Date: Monday, May 4 Time: 12

Late Night Snack Night – Free Food! May 5 – 7

Late Night Snack Night returns to Fondren Library Center during finals! Pancake Night: Tuesday, May 5 French Toast Night: Wednesday, May 6 Waffle Night: Thursday, May 7 Time: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Location: Fondren Library Center Lobby Free with

Paws and Take a Break: Therapy Dogs at Fondren, May 4

Reduce the stress of studying for finals! Spend some time with a therapy dog at the library! Location: Fondren Library Center Information Commons (1st floor, Fondren Library East) Date: Monday, May 4 Time: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. About the

Bryan Burrough Book Signing, April 15

Wednesday, April 15 Bryan Burrough Presents Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence 6 p.m. Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required Cash or check accepted at the door. Signed

8th Annual CUL Cookout: Free hot dogs! Meet the Perunas!

Join us for the 8th Annual CUL Cookout at Fondren Library and learn more about how Central University Libraries can help you with your projects, papers and research. Our friends from SMU’s Office of Information Technology will join us again

Research Workshops in April

All workshops are free and open to all SMU students, staff and faculty. Fondren Library Center All workshops will be held in Fondren Library East 323 (third floor computer classroom). Historical Newspapers Learn how to find primary sources through SMU’s

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