Category Archives: Events

Friends of the SMU Libraries co-sponsor Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club

The Friends of the SMU Libraries and SMU Meadows Museum are co-sponsoring the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club at the Dallas Public Library.  The program is open to adult and children of all ages, and participating members will be eligible for prizes. More

Fondren Library Coffee Breaks: May 7 – May 9

Need a boost while studying for finals? Come grab a free cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate at the Fondren Library Center. Where: Fondren Lobby When: Every night from 8:00 pm – 12:00 am while supplies last, Tuesday May

Living Library: April 16th & 17th

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 Book, the Book will share

6th Annual CUL Cookout, April 16th and 17th – 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 6th Annual CUL Cookout and learn more about how Central

Sustainability Film Festival: April 4th & 5th

Sustainability Film Festival Co-Sponsored by Fondren Library Media Collection & The SMU Sustainability Committee and The Friends of the SMU Libraries. Two days: Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th.  Attendance is free! Thursday, April 4th at 7:00 pm –

Jailbreaking Information: the Legacy of Hacktivist Aaron Swartz; March 7 at Fondren Library

Jailbreaking Information: the Legacy of Hacktivist Aaron Swartz Thursday, March 7th at Fondren Library Center, 6:30 pm Radical, programmer, pundit or thief? “We need to take the information, wherever it is stored, make our copies and share them with the

Lecture and exhibit with Jeff Gordon, Film Historian and Collector

Topic: Linda Darnell: From Dallas to Hollywood; Selections from the Jeff Gordon Collection Date: Friday, February 8, 2013 Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm preview reception (Hawn Gallery, Hamon Arts Library) 7:00 pm lecture (O’Donnell Lecture Hall, Owen Arts Center) (view campus

Civil War in Photographs: New Perspectives from the Robin Stanford Collection Exhibition Opening and Program, February 7

About the opening program Civil War in Photographs: New Perspectives from the Robin Stanford Collection Exhibition Opening and Program Location: DeGolyer Library Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013 Time: Reception 6pm Texanan Room, Lecture 6:30pm with Richard McCaslin, PhD; Stanley Marcus

Fondren Library Center Offering Tours (Jan. 18 – Jan. 28)

Is one of your 2013 resolutions to make better grades? Start with a tour of the library. Thousands of students each year visit the Fondren Library to study, find great research and get work done.  This month we’re offering a

Book Signing with Robert Greene, author of Mastery; The 48 Laws of Power, February 6

Please join us for a lecture and book signing with Robert Greene, bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power.  Greene will discuss his new book, Mastery. Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Time: 6:00pm Reception, 6:30 Lecture followed by book signing