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Library Events

MSMC Library Week 2016

Apr 04

Kaplan Family Library

Arts & Sciences Come Alive at MSMC Library Week

April 4-8, 2016

Wednesday, April 6

Be a Captivating Storyteller
11:45 a.m. -12:30 p.m., Library, DC 218
Vickie Raabin, the musician and storyteller “Miss Vickie,” shares her experience in teaching and entertaining children of all ages. Learn her technique for tailoring stories and activities for different age groups. Ideal for prospective teachers.

Music and Stories with Miss Vickie!
Vickie Raabin, musician and storyteller
12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Library, DC 218
A musical performance and instrument demonstration by Miss Vickie, a well-known children’s music entertainer. Children and adults of all ages welcome!

Irish Step Dancers
Bishop Dunn Memorial School, Farrell School of Irish Dance
4 p.m., Library, DC 218
Enjoy a performance by the tiny Irish step dancers of Bishop Dunn School.

Color Your Hair for Relay For Life
Colleges Against Cancer, SGA organization
6 - 7:30 p.m., Library, DC 218
Put some purple in your hair in honor of MSMC’s Relay For Life.

Celebration of Poetry
Essence of Poetry, SGA organization
8 p.m., Library, DC 218
A showcase of styles and forms of original poetry created and performed by the student poets of SGA club, Essence of Poetry.

Thursday, April 7

iROC: What’s So New About the New New Math?
Dr. Monica Merritt, MSMC Division of Education
12:45 p.m., DC Café
Discover how the work of mathematician George Pólya can be used to gain a better understanding of the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice.

Poetry Reading with Eamon Grennan
Division of Arts and Letters & Kaplan Family Library
4 p.m., Library, DC 218
A native of Dublin, Ireland, Grennan is an award-winning author of more than 10 collections of poetry.

Science and Faith in Harmony
Anton M. Koekemoer, Ph.D., B.Sc.
Catholic & Dominican Institute, Kaplan Family Library & Division of Natural Sciences
7 p.m., Library, DC 218
Research astrophysicist Dr. Anton M. Koekemoer highlights some of the exciting astronomical discoveries revealed by the Hubble Space Telescope and presents the Hubble images that were used in the beautiful illustrations in the Saint John’s Bible.

Friday, April 8

Cotton Candy Day
Beginning at 11 a.m.
Back by popular demand, hand-spun cotton candy served as long as supplies last!

MSMC Writing Center
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Library, DC 218
Sit and write together with members of the Mount community.  Stop by to work on your papers, ask questions of writing tutors, and find out more about what the Writing Center can offer you.

Stitch Away Stress - Knitting Circle
SGA Knitting Knights Club
2-7 p.m., Library, Orange Room
End the busy week with the relaxing rhythm of knitting needles. Meet and mingle with knitters of all skill levels. Bring your own yarn and needles or use ours!

Solve Puzzles and Win Prizes

All week long
Open to students, faculty, staff, administrators
Visit or stop at the Kaplan Library Check-out Desk or Reference Desk to enter the contests.

Where at the Mount is Dr. Cotter?

Find Dr. Cotter, Professor of English, anywhere on campus and take a selfie with him!  One lucky winner, selected from all photos uploaded to the library website during the week, will win a prize pack incuding a $25 Jazzman’s gift card!

Find It! Daily Scavenger Hunt

Complete our daily scavenger hunt challenge to win iTunes and Amazon gift cards. A winner will be chosen every day!

Can You Solve It? Daily Online Puzzle

Try a word search, cryptogram, crossword, etc. each day on the library website. Every day a different puzzle and every day another chance to win iTunes or Amazon gift cards!

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Regular Hours - North Wing

The North Wing of Kaplan Library includes areas on the 1st and 2nd floors where books, journals, dvd's, and other materials are housed, including the Curriculum Materials Center.

SundayJuly 5, 2020  Closed
MondayJuly 6, 2020  Closed
TuesdayJuly 7, 2020  Closed
WednesdayJuly 8, 2020  Closed
ThursdayJuly 9, 2020  Closed
FridayJuly 10, 2020  Closed
SaturdayJuly 11, 2020  Closed
SundayJuly 12, 2020  Closed
MondayJuly 13, 2020  Closed
TuesdayJuly 14, 2020  Closed
WednesdayJuly 15, 2020  Closed
ThursdayJuly 16, 2020  Closed
FridayJuly 17, 2020  Closed
SaturdayJuly 18, 2020  Closed

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After-Hours Access to Kaplan Library South Wing

Kaplan Library & Learning Center provides access to its South Wing after regular library hours and on days when the library is closed.

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