Category Archives: Events

Darwin Payne Book Signing, Sept. 18

Book signing and lecture by Professor Emeritus Darwin Payne No Small Dreams: J. Erik Jonsson—Texas Visionary Date: September 18, 2014 6 p.m. Reception 6:30 p.m. Lecture with book signing to follow Location: DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University About the book:

U. S. Constitution Day, Sept. 17 (food and prizes!)

SMU celebrates good citizenship with food, fun and prizes at the 2014 Constitution Day. Date: Wednesday, September 17th 2014 Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: Hughes-Trigg Student Center The event is cosponsored by the Office of the Provost, Central University Libraries, Hughes-Trigg

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Book Signing, Sept. 21

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand presents Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World Date: Sunday, September 21 6 pm: Author’s Reception in the Hughes-Trigg Ballroom. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required 7 pm: Lecture and book signing. FREE. No RSVP

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