Upcoming Library Events

All events are free. The events below are sponsored or co-sponsored by the SU Libraries and/or the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture (a part of the SU Libraries).

Exhibit: Out of the Box: The Archives at the Nabb Research Center, GAC, Thompson Gallery, 4thfloor, through December 17, open during Nabb Center hours.

Exhibit: From Coastal Maryland to the World: A Celebration in Images of Salisbury University Students Studying Around the World, GAC, 1stfloor, through July 26, open during GAC hours.

Panel Discussion: “Archives in the 21stCentury: The Challenge of Preserving the Past,” with Anne Turkos, University of Maryland archivist emerita, and Cynthia Byrd, executive director of the Julia A. Purnell Museum in Snow Hill, GAC, Assembly Hall, 4thfloor, Thursday, September 19, 6 p.m.

Photo Booth: For Banned Books Week, the SU Libraries will shine a “Spotlight on Banned Books” by having a photo booth for people to have their photo taken with a banned book while shining a light on it. We join other libraries across the country in celebrating the freedom to read. The national BBW theme this year is “Censorship Leaves Us in the Dark. Keep the Light On!” GAC, 1stfloor, Sunday-Saturday, September 22-28, Library Service Desk hours.

Lecture: “The Resilience of the DelMarVa Peninsula and Its People,” by Michael Scott, dean of the Henson School of Science and Technology and professor of geography and geosciences, GAC, Assembly Hall, 4thfloor, Thursday, October 10, 6 p.m.

Lecture: “The Institutionalization of Slavery and Its Legacy in the U.S.,” by Mary Elliott, curator, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Guerrieri Student Union, Wicomico Room, Thursday, October 17, 7 p.m., part of SU’s 1619-2019: 400 Years of Resilienceseries.

Tours: As part of SU’s Family Weekend and Alumni Homecoming celebration, the SU Libraries will be offering tours of the Guerrieri Academic Commons, Rte. 13 lobby, GAC, 1stfloor, Saturday, October 19, 9 a.m., repeated at 10 a.m.

Information Sessions: As part of SU’s Family Weekend and Alumni Homecoming celebration, the SU Libraries will be offering information sessions for family members of SU students, “Today’s Library and Your Student: Help Them Take Advantage,” GAC, 117 (near the MakerLab in the southeast corner), Saturday, October 19, 9 a.m., repeated at 10 a.m.

Lecture: “Urban Dreams, Rural Commonwealth: The Rise of Plantation Society in the Chesapeake,” by Paul Musselwhite, associate professor of history, Dartmouth College, Fulton 111, Monday, November 4, 7 p.m. Co-sponsored by the SU History Department.