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Countdown to Final Exams Workshop, December 7 & 8


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Don’t delay! Register today for a workshop that will help you learn effective techniques to take the pressure off your last week of the semester. This workshop, presented by the Learning Resource Center, will present effective strategies to help you begin preparing for final exams.

Room/Location: Francis A. Drexel Library, 2nd Floor – Room 218.

Dates: Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM.

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 11:30am – 1:00pm

Sponsor: Learning Resource Center.
Contact: Carolyn Zaccagni. czaccagn@sju.edu Phone: 610-660-1846.

Registration Link: http://www.sju.edu/studentlife/studentresources/sess/lrc/services/workshops/index.html

Saint Joseph’s students can reserve Group Study rooms from November 28 – December 17.

Group Study Room

Rooms available for reservation: 204, 205, 216, 217, and 219.

Please stop by the Information Desk on the 1st floor to reserve. You can also fill out our online form on the library home page, call x1904, or E-mail refhelp@sju.edu.

Students are free to use the rooms if they are not reserved. If a group has reserved the room, students are expected to finish up their work within 15 minutes and yield the room to those with reservations.

11/29: See The Saint John's Bible

November 29, 2011 3:30 to 5:00pm

Campus Commons
Saint Joseph’s University

View several volumes of The Saint John’s Bible and the BBC documentary of the making of the Bible.

The Saint John’s Bible is the first hand-written, hand-illuminated bible produced in over 500 years.  Commissioned by the monks of St. John’s Abbey in Minnesota, the Bible is a fusion of ancient artistic materials and techniques with modern technology envisioned by Donald Jackson, the official scribe and calligrapher for the British Crown.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Mission and the Francis A. Drexel Library.

Refreshments will be served.

View this information in pdf format:

African American Read-In: Mon. 2/21 4-5PM

22nd Annual
African American READ-IN

Come to Drexel Library and read a selection from your favorite African American author, poet, playwright, musician, essayist or historian.

Monday, February 21st
4:00 – 5:00 PM

Drexel Library

(refreshments will be served)

The event is co-sponsored by the English Department, Office of Institutional Diversity,
Office of Multicultural Life and Drexel Library.

Snack time at the library!

Please join us for a well-deserved study break on Monday, December 13 at 8pm. Drexel Library will have an array of snacks to help you refuel for your next study marathon.

The snack table will be right outside the Instruction Lab on the first floor the the Library.

Groundbreaking for the Post Academic Center and Learning Commons

The groundbreaking for the John R. Post ’60 Academic Center and the John & Maryanne Hennings Post Learning Commons took place on Wednesday, November 10 on a beautiful fall afternoon. Library Director Evelyn Minick served as master of ceremonies, introducing University Student Senate President Kelly McGlynn, faculty member Randall Miller, President Lannon and finally, Maryanne and John Post. In attendance were classmates from Mr. Post’s SJU class of 1960 as well as several members of the Board of Trustees.

View a slide show of the event

With Faith and Strength to Dare: The Campaign for Saint Joseph’s University

Drexel Library open until 2am!

Thanks to the generosity of the University Student Senate, Drexel Library will once again be open until 2am beginning this Sunday, October 24. These hours are in place until December 12, at which point we will  begin our 24/7 hours for finals.    (Exception: Thanksgiving Week)

These extended hours are sponsored by the University Student Senate and Drexel Library.

Please Note: There will be no assistance from Library staff from midnight – 2am.

Valid SJU ID is required to enter the Library. Security escorts are available by calling x1111.

For more information about theses hours, please contact Anne Krakow, x1906.