Friends Events

See the Libraries' "News & Events" page for more upcoming Library events.

Fall 2014

Beth Myers, Director of Special Collections

What Does the Future Hold for the Past? Envisaging Smith College Special Collections
Wednesday, November 12, 4:30 p.m., Neilson Library Browsing Room

Smith's new Director of Special Collections, Dr. Beth Myers, will talk about the place of Special Collections in the scholarly world of tomorrow. How will the Sophia Smith Collection, College Archives, and the Mortimer Rare Book Room respond to the shifting learning landscapes of the future? What will their impact be on future scholarship in the Humanities? A reception will follow.

For more information, see SCL News & Events.

Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman, Up Close and Personal
Thursday, October 2, 4:30 pm, John M. Greene Hall

See SCL News & Events for a video from the event and more information.

The author of Orange is the New Black, Piper Kerman '92, spoke with book critic Bethanne Patrick '85 about her advocacy work highlighting the conditions of incarcerated women, and how the Netflix series is making this topic a national conversation. Kerman recently received the Justice Trailblazer Award from John Jay College’s Center on Media, Crime & Justice.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Libraries and the Student Event Committee (SEC). 

Stuart Fuchs

"Stukulele" Concert and Workshops
Saturday, September 27, 7:30 pm, Neilson Library Browsing Room

Following the success of last year's visit to campus,  Stuart Fuchs, aka "Stukulele," is returning to campus. Fuchs specializes in Ukulele, Gypsy Jazz & Classical Guitar, Didjeridoo, and Percussion. He is an adjunct faculty member in classical, jazz, and popular guitar at Canisius College. 


Past FSCL Events.