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As we move towards summer you will see an increasing amount of activity at the Neilson construction site. The focus of attention for the past 6 months has been preparation of the site for new construction, including hazardous materials removals, demolition, shoring and earth removal. We are now preparing to change gears and start constructing core.
Young is open 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, closed Sunday-Monday. Special Collections, Young Library 2nd floor, is open 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Saturday for reunion, closed Sunday-Monday. Hillyer and Josten Libraries are closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
In the capstone seminar for the Archives Concentration, ARX 340 Taking the Archives Public, students created online, digital exhibits, some featuring archival materials from Special Collections. The exhibitions focus on topics such as single-sex “romantic friendships” at Smith College, black women's erotic history, women's activism during the AIDS epidemic, and methods of self-care and support in trans and gender non-conforming communities, among others.
On Friday, May 18, Dean of Libraries, Susan Fliss, will speak about "Renewing Neilson for the 21st Century." Open houses are scheduled for Saturdays May 19 and 26.
The Friends of the Libraries honor these seniors by placing a special bookplate into the library book of their choice. See the list of graduates and the books-some old, some new-that they have chosen to be plated.
Need a study break? Join us on the first floor of Young Library, 9-9:30 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, for free tea, cocoa, cookies, and snacks! Provided by the Friends of Smith College Libraries.
Professor Floyd Cheung will read classic American poetry wearing an historically accurate 18th century suit created by Jesse Azevedo '18, 4 p.m., Josten Library Mezzanine.
All are invited to drop in to wish Miriam well on her new position at Barnard College. Light refreshments will be served, 10-11:30 a.m., Young Library Lobby.
Librarians are available at Young, Hillyer, and Josten Libraries to help you with research for your papers and projects Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Stop by the main service desk and ask!
The Gaming Archives Project is hosting a playthrough event on Friday, April 27, 1 p.m., KnowledgeLab, Seelye B4. All are welcome!