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Introducing the Book Lounge at SBU Southampton Library

We’d like to take a moment to introduce you to the new Book Lounge located inside the SBU Libraries’ Southampton branch. The new Book Lounge is a multi-faceted space designed to provide: A quiet zone for light discussion and reading.

Posted in Libraries, Southampton

SBU Libraries’ Southampton branch showcases Kinesiology projects

SBU’s Southampton Physical Therapy Class of 2019 recently hosted the Third Annual Southampton Campus Kinesiology Fair. Kinesiology, the study of the mechanics of body movement, is an important element to physical therapy. The annual fair provides a creative canvas for

Posted in Libraries, Southampton

Get to know SBU Libraries’ new head librarian of our Southampton branch, Chris Kretz.

We recently had the opportunity to have a chat with Chris Kretz, the newly appointed head of SBU Libraries’ Southampton Library. We pick his brain a little about his time spent in Germany, his knowledge of local Long Island History,

Posted in Southampton

SBU Libraries Southampton Recognizes International Game Day

Stony Brook University Southampton Seawolves have worked extra hard lately as midterms passed us by. To honor this extraordinary effort we’ve decided to take part in the upcoming International Games Day. Take a break from studying and play table-top classics such

Posted in Game Studies, Libraries, Southampton

SBU Southampton Library Displays Women’s Poetry Collection

The Southampton Library recently added a number of chapbooks of women’s poetry to its collection. Titles include The Mask of Medusa (1987) by Sheryl St. Germain, Rising (1980) by Canadian poet Gert Beadle, Returning What We Owed (1980) by Carolyne

Posted in Literature, MFA Writing & Literature, Southampton

Writer’s Spotlight: Lia Purpura

November 16, 2016 Author Lia Purpura will be the fourth guest in the fall Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free talks and readings open to the public at Stony Brook Southampton. Purpura will read from and talk about her work on Wednesday, November 16, at

Posted in Southampton

Joining SoMAS for a Sunset Cruise of the Shinnecock Bay

Some may claim that library workers aren’t known for their prowess on the open sea, but don’t tell Stony Brook University Libraries’ Daphne Trakis that. Daphne strapped on her sailor shoes Thursday, August 11th, and set off on the SoMAS (School

Posted in Libraries, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Southampton

Adrienne Harris visits the Robert Sklar Collection at SBU’s Southampton Library.

Adrienne Harris recently visited the Southampton library with Professor and novelist Robert Reeves. Robert Reeves guided her through the multiple displays that SBU’s Southampton Library put together in honor of her late husband, Dr. Robert Sklar. She spoke in great detail

Posted in Southampton, Stony Brook University

Eastern Seawolves Rejoice! Physical Therapy Class of 2016 Donates Picnic Table to Southampton Campus.

Stony Brook University’s Southampton campus is pristine in its beauty, but some students have taken notice that it could use more outdoor furniture. That’s where the Physical Therapy Class of 2016 comes in. The PT program identified the perfect spot

Posted in New and Notable, Southampton, Uncategorized

Sklar Collection on Display at Southampton

Stony Brook University Libraries has so many wonderful collections within their realm that sometimes a collection or two tend to fly under the radar. One of the collections at SBU that has flown under the radar for a number of

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Southampton