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  • News

New Libraries’ Website!

We invite you to explore our new Libraries web experience with enhanced features and fresh responsive design. Please have a look around and tell us what you think.  

Start with our new home page. Use the Send Feedback button in the bottom right corner of your screen.

  • Events

Special Collections Open House and Events, May 20 & 27

Saturday, May 20 and May 27: Meet curators and archivists and see some of Smith's fabulous rare books and world-renowned women's history collections. See the model of the New Neilson Library, Neilson Library, level 1 core.

  • News

Neilson Library and Alumnae Gym Close for Construction on May 21, 2017

Neilson Library and Alumnae Gym are closing in order to make way for the construction of the New Neilson Library (2017-2020).

Young Library opens as the central campus location for the Libraries on June 1, 2017. Hillyer and Josten Libraries will continue to provide services throughout.

  • News

Congratulations to Graduating Seniors Who Worked in the Libraries!

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.

  • News

Take a Coffee Break at Neilson - It's on Us!

Evening refreshments available Monday-Wednesday, May 8-10, 2017 at 9-9:30 pm, Neilson Library Level 1 core.

  • Events

Josten Live! Fridays@Five Season Finale, May 5, 2017

Jerry Noble and Friends celebrate "The End of the Madness" with a serenade on the Josten Library Mezzanine. Jerry's end-of-semester croonfest -- with special guests -- has become a Josten tradition over the past few years. Bring your stress and lay it down on that purple carpet!  Free and open to all.

  • Exhibits

Sculpture Installation: Profiles in Literature, April 27-May 4, 2017

The pop-up installation by Nancy Kitchener includes twenty sculptural busts of past and present Smith students in Scupture I under the instruction of Professor Lee Burns.

April 27 - May 4, 2017
Sculpture Installation: Profiles in Literature Mortimer Rare Book Room, Neilson Library, level 3

  • News

The KnowledgeLab is on the move!

Many of you have asked us and wondered about where the KnowledgeLab is going next year.

When Neilson Library closes, the KnowledgeLab will move to Seelye B4. The KnowledgeLab will remain open until Neilson Library closes on May 21, 2017, and re-open in Seelye in late June.

  • Events

Pop-Up Exhibit: Disability Visibility Week, April 19-28, 2017

Check out the exhibit of student art work in the Neilson Library core, curated by Smith's Disability Alliance as part of the first ever Disability Visibility Week, a series of events designed to uplift and amplify the voices of disabled students.

  • Events

Meme-Making Marathon, April 17, 2017

Enjoy food, drinks, and music while we caption historical photographs into memes, and pick favorites that might be published in our first student issue, edited by Kayla Foney ’17.

Help create a timeline of 2017’s best memes and gif’s so far, and offer your opinion on what memes can tell us about gender, race, and nationality.

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