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North Reading Room Soft Opening

Last week, library faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the official unveiling of the new North Reading Room (previously the Science & Engineering Library) in the Melville Library. Dean Constantia Constantinou videoed in to share her excitement as everyone was

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Melville Library, Renovation News

SBU Libraries Colloquium Series

Yesterday the University Libraries wrapped up the semester with the latest installment its Colloquium Series. This monthly event invites library faculty and staff to share current research, achievements, professional development activities and ideas with their colleagues, encouraging collaboration and innovation across

Posted in About Us, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Events, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Melville Library

13th Annual Library Student Staff Appreciation Luncheon

For the past 13 years The University Libraries host a luncheon each Spring to acknowledge and say thank you to our student staff for their hard work and dedication to the libraries.  The annual student staff lunch is also a

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

SBU Libraries’ Host Stony Brook’s Ultimate Frisbee Team Event

Stony Brook’s Ultimate Frisbee team and SBU libraries met for some fun activities this Wednesday, April 20th during campus lifetime at the Staller Steps. Kan Jam and lots of Frisbee action made for a beautiful afternoon since the weather cooperated!!

Posted in Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

SBU Librarians Present at English Department Lightning Talks

Kathleen Kasten (Head of Humanities and Social Sciences) and Lis Pankl (Head of Academic Engagement) presented on Library Resources & Services for Graduate Students in English at the first English Department Lightning Talks event on 4/19/2016. Also presenting were faculty and

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Research

Improv Workshop for Library Liaisons

The improv workshop with Louisa Johnson with the SBU Libraries was a great success! In our three hour session, we identified our communication challenges as liaisons at SBU, developed best practices for addressing the needs of our user groups, and enhanced

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Library Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Stony Brook University Libraries’ hosted the third in the series, and final concert of the Spring semester, “The Art of Violin” featuring musicians from the department of music. It was a beautiful afternoon enjoyed by

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

Create A Zen Garden

On Wednesday, March 30th, SBU Libraries offered a special event for students to stop and take a break for a few minutes from their studies.  Using the libraries’ promotional “Get Your Read ON!” Frisbees, a cup or so of beach

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

Bookbinding with the Preservation Department

The SBU Libraries Preservation Department just wrapped up a series of new bookbinding workshops on campus. Arielle Hessler, Preservation Technician and Bookbinder, taught campus students, faculty and staff how to make leather and felt tiny book keychains and necklaces. Each

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Preservation

Library Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

SBU Libraries, in cooperation with Michael Hershkowitz, Director of Concerts,  and Department of Music faculty member, two time Grammy nominee Jennifer Frautschi,  was honored to present the first concert of the Spring 2016 semester featuring violinists and musicians from the Department

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