Today's Hours


Library Speaker Series — Reecha Sharma, M.D., ’08 (MS), assistant professor of health services

WHAT:  Enlisting the help of Olivia Correll ’16 and Emily Moore ’16, undergraduate student SCHOLARS from SJU’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support, Dr.  Sharma, M.D. has been
conducting research on
Issues in communication between
physicians and parents of children with autism.

The Library Speaker Series provides an opportunity for her to share some of her findings as well as facilitate a little discussion on the topic.


WHEN:  Wednesday, September 28, 2016
2:30-3:30 PM

WHERE:  Wachterhauser Seminar Room,
2nd Floor Post Learning Commons

WHO:  You — all are invited! Cookies and drinks will be served.




Welcome Back Coffee Hour — Meet and Greet with Library Staff!

WHAT: Campus Coffee Hour

WHEN: Friday, September 16th
9:30 am – 10:30 am

WHERE: PLC, 2nd Floor Lounge

WHO: All campus colleaguescoffee-cup-mug-spoon-smaller

Take a morning break with the
Library staff and enjoy some light breakfast fare. It’s a great
opportunity to network and
socialize with other campus
colleagues as well as talk with Library staff who would be happy to answer any questions you have about what we do and how we can help. The coffee hour is great way to meet new people or find out new initiatives on campus.

Hope to see you there!

Finals Week Events in the Library Spring ’16

During Finals Week, there will be an assortment of activities and snacks available to students with the intention of minimizing stress and strengthening well-being.

Tuesday, May 3rd
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Free earbuds and earplugs*

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
PAWS for a Study Break

Wedsday, May 4th
24 Hours
Legos and coloring in the Cafe
Healthy snacks
Free earbuds and earplugs
9:00-11:00 PM
Massages in the Atrium

Thursday, May 5th
24 Hours
Legos and coloring in the Cafe
Healthy snacks
Free earbuds and earplugs
9:00-11:00 PM
Massages in the Atrium

Friday, May 6th
24 Hours
Legos and coloring in the Cafe
Healthy snacks
Free earbuds and earplugs

Saturday, May 7th
Open until 12 midnight, reopens Sunday at 9am
Coloring in the cafe
Healthy snacks
Free earbuds and earplugs

Sunday, May 8th
Opens at 9am, continues with 24 hours until Tuesday, May 10th
Coloring in the cafe
Healthy snacks

Free earbuds and earplugs

* Earbuds and earplugs are available on request unless supply runs out


Chew on This: Eleanor Stanford

stanforgOur April “Chew on This” features Eleanor Stanford, adjunct professor in Creative Writing. Stanford will read from her book of
poetry, Bartram’s Garden.

This event will take place on April 27, 2016 from 12:30-2:00 PM in the Drexel Library CMC Room, 2nd Floor.

Please bring your lunch and join us for what we hope to be an engaging presentation! Cookies and drinks will be available.


Chew on This: Fe y Alegria: Bolivia and SJU Partnership

WHAT: Dr. João Neiva de Figueiredo, Associate Professor, Management; Ann Marie Jursca-Keffer, Associate Director, Service Learning Coordinator, Faith-Justice Institute; and Miguel Angel Marca Barrientos, Fe y Alegria: Bolivia, will discuss their recently co-authored work, “A Robust University-NGO Partnership: Analyzing School Efficiencies in Bolivia with Community-Based Management

WHEN: April 14th 12:30-2:00 PM

WHERE: Post Learning Commons, Wachterhauser Seminar Room

Please plan to join us for this engaging presentation! Cookies and drinks will be provided.

*J. Neiva de Figueiredo, A.M. Jursca-Keffer, M.A. Marca Barrientos, and S. Gonzalez. “A robust University-NGO partnership and CBR: Analyzing school efficiencies in Bolivia with community-based management techniques, ” Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, 6:93-112.


Campus Coffee Hour with the Mission Week Committee!

WHO:  All are invited

coffee-cup-mug-spoonfor blogWHAT:  Enjoy coffee, tea and light breakfast fare.
Socialize and network
with campus colleagues as
we celebrate Mission Week.

WHEN:  Friday, March 18th — 9:00AM to 10:00AM

WHERE:  Post Learning Commons, 2nd floor lounge

The drawing for the Smilkweedgroupedt. John’s Bible print,
Milkweed and Butterfly, will take place at 10:15 am.


Mission Week Event: Illuminating the Word in the 21st Century


The Saint John’s Bible is the first handwritten and illuminated Bible to be commissioned by a Benedictine Abbey in the more than 500 years since the invention of the printing press. Pope Francis was present in September of 2015 when a special Apostles Edition of the Bible was gifted to the American people in a ceremony at the Library of Congress commemorating his historic visit to the United States.
Saint Joseph’s University is privileged to own a limited release seven volume fine art reproduction set of the Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition.

Pope Benedict XVI said of the Saint John’s Bible “… this is a work for eternity”

Stop by the Post Academic Center atrium on Thursday, March 17th between 11:00 A.M. and 12:30 P.M. (free period) to view books from this breathtaking masterpiece and register for the chance to win a framed print of nature artist, Chris Tomlin’s Milkweed and Butterfly pictured in the Gospel and Acts.

Drawing will take place during the Campus Coffee Hour with the Mission Week Committee in the PLC 2nd Floor Lounge on Friday, March 18th at 10:15 am.


Milkweed and Butterfly, Chris Tomlin,
Copyright 2002, The Saint John’s Bible,
Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved.