Friends Events

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

Fall 2014

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. 

Come see this multi-instrumentalist virtuoso in concert on Saturday at 7:30 pm in the Neilson Browsing Room. 

There will be a workshop on Sunday from 10 am-12 noon, Uke Foundations 101: All Levels Workshop (Beginners Welcome), Werner Josten Library Mezzanine. See SCL News & Events for more information.

There will also be several ukulele workshops with Stuart Fuchs at Downtown Sounds in Northampton on Saturday, September 27.

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, will talk to 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.

Tickets will be available in the Office of Student Engagement, Campus Center 106 (hours: 10 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday.) Smith student tickets are free with I.D. starting on September 18. General admission tickets are $5.00, available from September 22 until sold out. This event is wheelchair accessible.

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

Past FSCL Events.