Library News Archive



  • Creative Conversations

    Nov 12, 2015

    Join us on Thursday, November 19th, from 12-12:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, for Creative Conversations. Professor of Nursing Dr. Bomin Shim will describe experiences of husbands and wives who care for their spouses through the advanced stages of dementia. Dr. Shim will relate how giving such care can both take a large emotional toll, and also yield deeply meaningful experiences. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

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  • Creative Conversations

    Nov 5, 2015

    Join us on Thursday, November 12th, from 12-12:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, for Creative Conversations. Professor of Education, Dr. Richard Scheuerman will speak about strategies of adoption for the worldwide orphan population, which taken as a whole would constitute the planet’s seventh largest nation. Dr. Scheuerman will discuss how various SPU students and Alumni are contributing to the effort to meet these great needs. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

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  • Lecture at the Library

    Nov 4, 2015

     

    On November 12th, Dr. Brent Waters will present "Mapping the Moral Terrain of the Emerging Technoculture: Living Faithfully Between Babylon and Jerusalem." This is the second of three lectures in the "Digital Wisdom: Conversations at the Intersection of Technology, Theology, and Culture" series, hosted by the library.  Join us at 7:00 p.m. in the Library Seminar Room.

  • Lecture at the Library

    Nov 2, 2015

     

    On November 3rd, Dr. Jana Bennett will present "In the Beginning, Who Created? A Discussion of Theology, Identity, and Social Media."  This is the first of three lectures in the "Digital Wisdom: Conversations at the Intersection of Technology, Theology, and Culture" series, hosted by the library.  Join us at 7:00 p.m. in the Library Seminar Room.

  • Creative Conversations

    Oct 23, 2015

    Join us on Thursday, November 5th, from 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, for Creative Conversations. From December 2014 to March 2015, SPU hosted Tent City 3 in Tiffany Loop. Professors of Sociology Drs. Karen Snedker and Jennifer McKinney will pose questions about how the SPU community was impacted by this event, and discuss their findings from the data. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

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  • Creative Conversations

    Oct 16, 2015

    Join us on Thursday, October 22nd, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, as we kick off the 2015-2016 Creative Conversations. On Thursday SPU Professor of Music Dr. Stephen Newby will discuss his new composition "Hosea-An Oratorio" and share how exegetical study of the biblical text informed his creative process on this project.  Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

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  • Welcome Dearborn Park Elementary School Fifth Graders

    Oct 16, 2015

    On Thursday, October 22nd,  SPU will be hosting Going to College in the Fifth Grade.  The library is proud to take part in this experience.  Dearborn Park Elementary School 5th graders will be doing some research and activities in the library between 10:00 a.m. and  12:30 p.m.  Please help us to welcome these prospective college students.  Also, be aware that their enthusiasm may mean that the library is a little less quiet than usual during this time.

  • Special Collections Exhibit

    Oct 2, 2015

    Come view SPU's new special collections exhibit for 2015, "Bibliotheca Senkleriana: The Library of the Rev. Edmund John Senkler (1802-1872), a Nineteenth-Century Clergyman and Amateur Scientist". Rev. Senkler's books are available for viewing on the second floor, in the display case on the south wall.  See Librarian Steve Perisho's annotated guide for further details about each item on display.

  • Welcome New Students

    Sep 23, 2015

    The Library would like to extend a special welcome to both our First Year and Transfer Students, as well as their parents. We hope that you are as excited for Fall term as we are. Please stop by the Library, where we will be happy to answer questions or aid you in any way we can.

  • Summer Break Hours

    Aug 15, 2015

    During Summer Break, from August 15th through September 27th, the Library will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and closed on weekends.

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