Cushing Library Hawk Squawk, Who-Needs-Litquake Edition

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Reminder: Poetry Reading Thursday Night, 10/7

Poetry Reading, 10-7-10, 7-9 p.m.

Poetry Reading, 10-7-10, 7-9 p.m.

Litquake, Shmitquake! Sure, you could cross the bridge and deal with parking and crowds to hear  local literary talent. Or you could come to the Cushing Library tomorrow, Thursday, October 7, 7-9 p.m., to snap, clap, and shout along with Cole Krawitz’s poetry students as they read aloud from their class projects.

Light refreshments will be served. For a roster of the illustrious poets who are sharing their talents, see this post.

Library of the Future Event, Tuesday, October 19, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Location: Technology Support Center (Brennan 80)

What will the library of the future look like? Come hear Gary Gorka, Executive Director of the Archbishop Alemany Library at Dominican University, who will share a visual tour of the major renovations and changes he has brought to his library as well as his insights on the direction of libraries in the near future.

Refreshments will be served, and attendees will have a chance to “whiteboard” their ideas to share with us as well.

Other Upcoming Events

Robert Simons: Tortuga Thursday, November 4, 6-8 p.m. Art talk by Professor Robert Simons: “Simultaneous Contrast: An informal and very illustrated conversation about making art.”

Location: Library. This is a 45-minute talk with socializing before and after. Please stop in the library to view the artwork of our second artist-in-residence–it’s quite wonderful!

HNU Community Publications Page

We have just begun to break ground on a publications page for HNU (for a sneak peek, see this   link). Faculty, staff, and alumnae who have published in any medium are invited to send us information to add to this page.

Faculty-Staff Library Services Survey

We’ll resume analysis next week–we’re still crunching numbers!

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