Events Archive

Upcoming Library Events

Party For Your Mind: Shapiro Undergraduate Library - Welcome Event

students eating pizza, playing mini golf, playing games
If you like free pizza, swag, and lots of fun, head to the Shapiro Undergraduate Library on Sunday, September 2, 4-6 pm.  You can play mini golf and video games, make books and buttons, and hear about your future with palm readings. Share your pictures from the event and mention @UmichLibrary on Twitter and Facebook with #partyforyourmind.

Event Information

Date
09/02/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Prehistory of a Museum of Capitalism

Founders of the Museum of Capitalism give a brief “prehistory” of the institution, weaving historical precedents together with a curator’s account of recent programming and research, including their current Heidrich Fellowship at U-M Library’s Joseph A. Labadie Collection.

Event Information

Date
09/07/2018
Time
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
U-M Museum of Art (UMMA) Multipurpose Room
Event Type
Talk

Special Collections After Hours: The Renaissance at War

Woodcut illustration from Roberto Valturio (1405-1475). "De re militari." Paris: Christian Wechel, 1532. Special Collections Research Center, University of Michigan Library.

The Special Collections Research Center holds an extraordinary collection of early printed books dealing with the old science and art of war. Come explore striking illustrations of ancient weapons, war machines, military fortifications, and maps of famous historical battles.

Event Information

Date
09/11/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Special Collections, 6th Floor
Location Information
Series
Special Collections After Hours
Event Type
Open House

Latinx in STEAM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Join us for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to Latinx communities and to recognize the accomplishments of Latinx folx in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. We'll provide tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, in-person assistance, reference materials, and refreshments. Bring your laptop, power cord and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. People of all backgrounds are invited to participate.

Event Information

Date
09/18/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Workshop

Exhibit Celebration for Unique Perspectives: Maps from Tokugawa & Meiji Japan

Come and celebrate the exhibit, Unique Perspectives: Maps from the Tokugawa and Meiji Japan. Step into the world of Tokugawa Japan and join us as we explore the country under the rule of the Shogun and after the Meiji Restoration. Featuring road maps, including the Tokaido Road, and the Edo Kiriezu. Join us as we step back in time to visit 18th and 19th century Japan.

Event Information

Date
09/20/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Exhibit Opening

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