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Windmill of Lights

Last Friday saw the annual Lighting of the Windmill on the Southampton campus. As always it was a festive and friendly occasion with members of the community as well as students, staff and faculty getting together to enjoy a good

Posted in About Us, Southampton

Therapy Dogs Visit Southampton

Once again, Stony Brook’s PALS program helped Southampton students relieve some end-of-semester stress with a fun visit from our canine friends. Many thanks to Counseling and Psychological Services as well as Southampton’s Student Life office for helping arrange this!

Posted in Southampton

Student Book Recommendation

We’re asking students to recommend books from our collection, books that inspire and provoke and amuse. First up is our astute library assistant and MFA student, Sarah Stoss.     Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado.  

Posted in Southampton, Writing and Literature

Kinesiology Fair Projects on Display

Once again the library is proud to display the projects from the Occupational Therapy program’s 2017 Kinesiology Fair. Constructed by first-year OT students, these inventive and eye-catching devices transform the space into an anatomy lesson crossed with a maker fair.

Posted in Southampton

SBU Southampton Library Student “Thank You” Messages.

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, SBU Libraries asked the SBU Southampton community to share what they were thankful for. Head Librarian Chris Kretz set up a “Wall of Thanks” with simple instructions, different colored markers, and Stony Brook University post-its. Many

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Southampton Event in Library Journal

We’re happy to be a part of Library Journal‘s piece “Not So Trivial Pursuit” in their Reference 2018 supplement. Under the heading “Bolstering fun competitions with reference skills,” associate editor Mahnaz Dar compiles a number of examples of libraries who

Posted in Reference, Southampton

The Wonderful World of 3D Printing

We’ve installed a new tabletop display in the Southampton campus library, highlighting just some of the things you can do with 3D printing. The technology is truly amazing, having made tremendous strides in the last decade to the point where

Posted in Southampton, Technology

Katy Siegel and the Venice Biennale

Join us Tuesday, October 10th for the final Art in Focus lecture of the fall at Southampton.   Katy Siegel, the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Endowed Chair in Modern American Art, Stony Brook University will be speaking about

Posted in Art, Southampton

Creating Chapbooks

Many thanks to Arielle Hessler of the SBU Libraries Preservation Department for her workshop on How to Make a Chapbook held at the Southampton campus library on September 27th. Chapbooks are the literary DIY project of choice and the results,

Posted in Art, Books, Preservation, Southampton

An American in (love with) Paris

If you ever get a chance to see Charles Riley speak, take it. The author of Free as Gods: How the Jazz Age Reinvented Modernism captivated the audience at the SBU Southampton Library’s second Art in Focus lecture on September 26th. 

Posted in Art, Books, Dance, Events, History, Southampton