Events Archive

Upcoming Library Events

Latinx Lunch

Visit the Hatcher Gallery to participate in a lunch series focused on building community on campus for Latinx students while providing education and resources for mental health wellness.   Sponsors: UM Counseling and Psychological Services  

Event Information

Date
11/28/2018
Time
11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Discussion

"A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture," A Conversation with Shachar Pinsker and Samer Ali

Shachar Pinsker (professor, Judaic studies and Middle East studies) and Samer Ali (associate professor, Arabic language and literature) discuss Pinsker's new book, "A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture," followed by Q & A. About the book:

Event Information

Date
11/28/2018
Time
05:15 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Pop-Up Digital Archiving Clinic

In celebration of World Digital Preservation Day on November 29, the Digital Preservation Unit will present a Pop-Up Digital Archiving Clinic in the Shapiro Design Lab’s PIE Space. From noon to 5pm, Digital Preservation Librarian Lance Stuchell and Specialist Scott Witmer will be on hand to answer questions about personal and professional digital archiving strategies and chat about the important work being done in the Library’s Digital Preservation Lab.

Event Information

Date
11/29/2018
Time
12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library PIE Space, Shapiro Design Lab
Location Information
Event Type
Workshop

American Culture lecture: Noelani Arista

Noelani Arista is a Historian of Hawaiʻi and the U.S. Her research interests include Hawaiian governance and law, Hawaiian intellectual history, Historiography of Hawaiʻi, Colonialism and missionization, Native language archives and translation. Her work as a historian seeks to engage the “archives” of Hawaiian language source materials, (the largest indigenous language archive in the U.S.) making primary materials available in Hawaiian and English–in order to write better history.

Event Information

Date
11/30/2018
Time
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Therapy Dogs in the Library

photo of a Golden Retriever therapy dog wearing red plush reindeer antlers
Shake off end-of-semester stress while relaxing with a furry friend. Therapy dogs await your attention, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan. Join us near the Design Lab's PIE Space (Prototype-Inspire-Explore) on the first floor of the Shapiro Library:     Thursday, December 6th: 4:00-6:00 p.m.     Thursday, December 13th: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Event Information

Date
12/06/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Shapiro First Floor Shapiro Library
Event Type
Open House

Used Book Sale 2018

books stacked horizontally
The University Library is selling several thousand gently used books, including duplicate or superseded titles and other books not needed for the collection. We often have maps, pamphlets, CDs and DVDs as well! There's something for everyone at low, low prices.

Event Information

Date
12/11/2018
Time
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Special Collections After Hours: Do You Want to Play a Game?

box and colorful board game

Class War board game from the Joseph A. Labadie Collection, Special Collections Research Center

Smashing the State isn't the only thing radicals do for fun. Join us for a look at some of the interesting board games in the Joseph A. Labadie Collection. This event is part of Special Collections After Hours, a new monthly open house series sharing highlights from the many books, documents, and artifacts in our collections. Each event is open to everyone and will offer a new group of themed materials for visitors to explore. Open houses are held on the second Tuesday of each month during the academic year. Light refreshments will be provided.

Event Information

Date
12/11/2018
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

Contesting invisibility through a collaborative production of knowledge: The Afrodescendant Presence in Argentina

Emergent Research is written on a marbled blue background.
Marisol Fila, PhD Candidate in Spanish and Portuguese in Romance Languages and Literatures at U-M, discusses the projects she has been generating with the Afro-Argentine organization Xangô to explore the possibilities of a scholarly work conceived as a combination of theory and practice, that seeks to produce knowledge in collaboration and to promote participative and horizontal partnerships between academia and community-based organizations.

Event Information

Date
12/12/2018
Time
09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Location
Hatcher North Gallery
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Talk

More Dogs in the Library

photo of therapy dog
Shake off end-of-semester stress while relaxing with a furry friend. Therapy dogs await your attention, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan. Join us near the Design Lab's PIE Space (Prototype-Inspire-Explore) on the first floor of the Shapiro Library.

Event Information

Date
12/13/2018
Time
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Current Library Exhibits

Library Events are open to the public. If you have a disability and require an accommodation to attend or participate in an event, please notify the Event Contact at least two weeks in advance of the event.