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
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
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
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
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
SEE THE SAINT JOHN’S BIBLE!
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
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 www.msmc.edu/library or stop
at the Kaplan Library Check-out Desk or Reference Desk to enter the
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!