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Join Us on a Free Art Crawl! Friday, April 7 from 3pm-6pm

The University Libraries is pleased to be part of the campus-wide Art Crawl on Friday, April 7 from 3pm-6pm. This free, guided tour of galleries begins at 3pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Zodiac Gallery, but please join us at

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Women’s History Month celebration continues

The Stony Brook University Libraries’ Women’s History Month events continued on March 9, 2017 with a presentation by Dr. Patricia Aceves in the Special Collections Seminar Room.  Dr. Aceves’ led an engaging talk called “Managing Power & Load: A Primer

Posted in About Us, Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Women's Studies

Three Dog Night at SBU Southampton

A trio of intrepid canines provided stress relief and welcome diversion last night at SBU Southampton Library.  Through CAPS and their PALS program, along with Southampton Student Life, we were able to bring Crystal, Jesse and Lucy to spend some

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Southampton

Library Concert Series: Fall Chamber Music Festival 2016

SBU Libraries was proud and honored to host the final concert of the fall 2016 semester on Wednesday, December 14th in the Melville Library Galleria. These amazing musicians are graduate students from the Stony Brook University Department of Music. They

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Music, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries & CAPS presents PALS! Stressed? Pet a dog!

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, SBU Libraries & CAPS, Counseling and Psychological Services, held a popular event, Pet Away Life Stress! (PALS) through animal assisted interactions. Belle, an 11 year old black lab,  Jesse, a 5 year old golden retriever, and Ellie, a 4

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

On-site Reference in the Humanities Building — 11/29!

SBU Libraries will offer on-site reference and consultation services in the Humanities Building lobby November 29th (2-3).  All members of the campus community are invited to learn more about how the Libraries support research, teaching, and learning in the Humanities

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Reference

Create Your Own Zen Garden Event

Wednesday, November 16th, SBU Libraries invited the students to “take a moment” and create their own personal Zen Garden. Using the libraries’s promotional Frisbee, sand, “special” rocks which were collected by 5 year old Riley at local West Meadow Beach,

Posted in Events, Get Your Read On, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

Conservationist and Author Carl Safina Captivates at Writers Series

In his spirited presentation and book of the same title “Beyond Words: How Elephants, Wolves, and Killer Whales Think and Feel,” Carl Safina shared how he spent time working with researchers who have dedicated decades to studying particular families of wild

Posted in Anthropology, Author Series, Biology, Communicating Science, Ecology and Evolution, Events, Journalism, Library Outreach, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Sustainability

SBU Libraries & Counseling and Psychological Services Presents: “PALS”

On Wednesday, November 9, 2016, SBU Libraries & CAPS, Counseling and Psychological Services, held a popular event, Pet Away Life Stress! (PALS) through animal assisted interactions. Beau, a border collie mix, Sophie, a golden retriever, and Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel came to

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

On November 2, 2016 the University Libraries hosted a display and educational exhibit as part of the First Native American Heritage Awareness Program Series.  Five tables were set up on that beautiful fall day just outside the Melville Library.  Jay

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University