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2016-17 Common Reading Launch Party

Join Us! Come learn about next fall’s Common Reading selection, Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, and explore the recently renovated spaces in Fondren Library. This will be an opportunity to become part of the Common

CUL Songs for Studying

  Finals are just around the corner so it is time to hit the books! If you enjoy listening to music while you study, then we have something for you. We have crafted a playlist of songs hand selected by

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Extended Hours until 2am

Fondren Library will be open until 2am Sunday through Thursday for SMU students, faculty and staff starting Sunday March 13. Check the monthly hours for any exceptions. Fondren Library will be closed March 25-27 for the Easter holiday.

Be Heard! Join the CUL Student Advisory Council: September 21

Join us for the first Fall 2015 meeting of the CUL Student Advisory Council on September 21 at 3 p.m. The major topic of discussion for this meeting will be the Fondren Library Center renovation. To learn more information and

Meet Norman, the Therapy Pig! May 6 & 7

Stressed about finals?  Need a break?  You’ll go hog wild over Norman! Norman, a Juliana pig, is a certified Pet Therapy Animal through Pet Partners.  He knows more than 20 tricks and frequently participates in charity events.  He will be

Amanda Eyre Ward Book Signing, January 30

Amanda Eyre Ward presents The Same Sky Friends of the SMU Libraries will host New York Times bestselling author Amanda Eyre Ward to promote her new novel, The Same Sky. Date: Friday, January 30 11 -11:30 a.m. Author’s Reception. Cost,

Students: Apply now to be a book at the Living Library!

You’re Interesting! You Should Be a Book-on-Loan! Apply now!  Visit for details. What  is  the  role  of  a  “Book  on  Loan”?   A person serving as a Book will be “borrowed” by a visitor and will get a chance

Bestselling Author Ross King lecture and book signing, March 18

Ross King presents “Leonardo and the Last Supper“ Please join us for a lecture and book signing with New York Times bestselling author Ross King, who will present his book, Leonardo and the Last Supper. Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Bestselling author Kelly Corrigan lecture and book signing, March 4

Kelly Corrigan presents “Glitter and Glue“ Please join us for a lecture and book signing with New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan.  Ms. Corrigan will present her new book, Glitter and Glue. Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Time: 7:00

CUL Student Advisory Council meeting, February 24

We are excited to announce the first spring meeting of the Central University Libraries Student Advisory Council (CULSAC). CULSAC meetings are an opportunity for you to meet with library staff and provide feedback on how we can make improvements. Meetings