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Library events reflect and highlight research, programs, curricula, or the campus life of Santa Fe College using library materials. The Tyree Library welcomes college-affiliated organizations, departments, and groups to hold events in the library lobby special event area.

2017


Greedy Readers, August 2011

Times Talks

Times Talks are open conversations about important and controversial issues in the news, and are part of Santa Fe's efforts to promote greater civic engagement on campus. They are an opportunity for students, faculty members, and other members of the campus community to sit as equals in a casual atmosphere (over some pizza) and to exchange views on important issues in a casual, informal, and civil environment.

The topics for Fall 2017 are

September 27 - DACA: What Is It, Why Was It Rescinded, and What Happens Next?
October 11 - What should we do when White Supremacists come to Town? Why is there a Rising Tide of Hate in America, and How Should we React to it?
October 25 - Topic TBD
November 8 - Topic TBD



Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween Costume Contest

Tuesday, October 31
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Prizes for:

  • Scariest
  • Most Original
  • Best Fictional Character


Greedy Readers, August 2011

Greedy Readers Book Club

A monthly book club open to all Santa Fe faculty, staff, and students. Meets on the last Tuesday of every month (except December) at 2:00pm in Y-102.

Next Meeting: Oct 31



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2017

 

Constitution Week

Constitution Week

September 25 & 26 in the Constitution Wing (2nd Floor)

“Can the Constitution Save Democracy?”
Donna Waller, Monday, September 25, 11:00 am

“A New Birth of Freedom: The 14th Amendment and the Constitution”
Dustin Fridkin, Tuesday, September 26, 11:00 am


Hemingway - Between Key West & Cuba

Hemingway: Between Key West & Cuba

On July 20-22, 2017 Santa Fe College hosted conference "recognizing the significance of Hemingway’s years in those two locations by inviting Hemingway scholars and experts to gather in Gainesville for a three-day conference on “Hemingway:  Between Key West and Cuba.” The conference-which coincides with the 80th anniversary of the publication of “To Have and Have Not” and includes a celebration of Hemingway’s birthday will be held July 20-22, 2017, at the Northwest Campus. Conference presenters will explore Hemingway’s life on both islands and the numerous books and short stories he authored while living in the tropics."

On Saturday, July 22, in the Library Lobby, Conference Director Raul Villarreal, presented the college with items from his father's collection, including photographs of the author and one of his sweaters.

Saturday, July 22 @ noon
Library Lobby


RUE Speaker Series

Student Fiction Reading

SF Fiction students from the Fiction Writing class shared their work.

Wednesday, March 29@ 11:00am - 12:15
Library Lobby



Greedy Readers, August 2011

Times Talks

Times Talks are open conversations about important and controversial issues in the news, and are part of Santa Fe's efforts to promote greater civic engagement on campus. They are an opportunity for students, faculty members, and other members of the campus community to sit as equals in a casual atmosphere (over some pizza) and to exchange views on important issues in a casual, informal, and civil environment.

The topics for 2017 were

February 2 - Immigration policy in the Trump Era
March 1 - Is American Democracy Doomed?
March 15 - The Women's Movement Past and Present
March 29 - The President’s Budget Proposal: Winners and Losers


RUE Speaker Series

RUE Spring Speaker Series

"Did the Big Bang Happen? (Spoilers: Gravity Waves Say Yes!)" - Christopher Gay, Department of Natural Sciences

Wednesday, March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Library Lobby


Book Sale

Student Government Election Debate

March 22, 11-12:30 pm in the Library Lobby



RUE Speaker Series

RUE Spring Speaker Series

"The Mirage of Journey: Cosmopolitanism and the Capabilities Approach" - Jennifer Forshee, Social & Behavioral Sciences.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Library Lobby


Human Trafficking Event

Apollo Night: Shine Like the Star You Are!

In honor of Black History Month, Student Life & My Brother’s Keeper presented an evening of entertainment and fun hosted by Orlando poet, Devery Broox!

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Library Lobby


Community Dialogue

Community Dialogue

Black Power Matters: A community dialogue

The raised fist, or the clenched fist, is a symbol of solidarity and support. Join the Dream Defenders and SLA to learn more about the history of the symbol and its expression of unity, strength, defiance, and resistance! Free Food! Free Stuff!

Wednesday, February 15, 12:00 - 1:00pm
Library Lobby



Human Trafficking Event

Human Trafficking: Awareness & Action

In recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month and the efforts of the Alachua County Coalition Against Human Trafficking, we will learn about the worldwide exploitation of adults and children, including in our own community, and how we can organize to bring down this industry and assist survivors. Presented by Richard Tovar, adjunct SF Professor and the current president and one of the founders of FIGHT (Fight Injustice and Global Human Trafficking, Inc.), which works to eradicate the demand for sex trafficking, as well as raise awareness and inspire people to take a stand against the nefarious trade.

Wednesday, January 25, 2:30 - 3:30
Library Lobby


MLK Day of Engagement

Martin Luther King Day of Engagement

An important discussion about issues championed by Dr. King and how we can engage with his work in our daily lives. This year's topic was "Black History in our Schools," and the guest speaker was Ms. Faye Williams, co-chair of the Alachua County Black History Task Force, co-founder of the Alachua County Peace Coalition, chair of the Downtown Redevelopment Advisory Board, and serves on the Mayor's Community Response Council.

Tuesday, January 17, 1:00 - 3:00
Library Lobby


2016


Greedy Readers, August 2011

Times Talks

Times Talks are open conversations about important and controversial issues in the news, and are part of Santa Fe's efforts to promote greater civic engagement on campus. They are an opportunity for students, faculty members, and other members of the campus community to sit as equals in a casual atmosphere (over some pizza) and to exchange views on important issues in a casual, informal, and civil environment.

The topics for 2016 were:

November 30 - Voter Suppression, Voter Fraud, and the Integrity of the American Electoral System
October 26 - Ballot Initiatives: What Are They?
October 12 - Sexism & Rape Culture in American Society
September 21 - The Upcoming Presidential Debates
September 7 - Florida's New Electoral Map: Impact on the 2016 Elections
July 20 - Presidential Nominating Conventions

June 15 - The Orlando Massacre: What Does It Mean?
April 6 - Supreme Court Appointments: The Constitution and Politics
March 23 - Citizen Protest at Political Rallies
March 9 - Caucuses, Open Primaries & Closed Primaries
February 17 - The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis and the Failure of Government

January 20 - Elections: Is Democracy being Hi-jacked by Big Money?


Greedy Readers, August 2011

Fiction & Poetry Reading

Join students from the fiction and creative writing classes as they share what they've been working on all semester. Snacks will be provided.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 11 - 1:45 pm
Library Lobby



International Photography Competition 2016

International Photography Competition

November 14 - 23
Library Lobby



Book Sale

Student Government Election Workshop

November 14, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Library Lobby



Veterans Day Observance

Veterans' Day Observance

Students celebrated Veterans Day by listening to the experiences of the SF Collegiate Veterans Society and their guest, WWII veteran and Iwo Jima survivor Bob Gasche.

November 10, 1pm.



Veterans Day Observance

International Business Poster Session

Students in SLS1301, Life & Career Development, with Jorie Scholnik-Zaron presented findings from their research about international business customs.  Topics include proper business protocol when interacting with business clients and co-workers from other countries as well as tips for success within today’s international workplace environment.

November 9, 9 - 10:45am & 2 - 3:15pm



Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween Costume Contest

October 30 at the 2nd floor Reference Desk



Book Sale

Library Used Book Sale

The Library hosted a used book sale on October 19 & 20 in the library lobby. Students, faculty & staff were invited to stop by and check out our selection of used books, DVDs, CDs and more.

October 19 & 20, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Library Lobby


Mystery Night

Library Mystery Night

Our 2015 Library Mystery Night was held on September 28 and October 5.

 


Community Dialogue

Community Dialogue

Santa Fe College will be holding a special community dialogue to discuss the tragic events that have recently impacted communities across the United States. All students, faculty and staff are welcomed and encouraged to come and participate.

July 20
11:00 am
Library Lobby


RUE Contest

RUE Festival

The RUE Work Group hosted its annual Research & Creative Scholarly Projects Festival the week of April 11-15.



International Business Etiquette

International Business Poster Session

Students in SLS1301, Life & Career Development, with Jorie Scholnik-Zaron presented findings from their research about international business customs.  Topics include proper business protocol when interacting with business clients and co-workers from other countries as well as tips for success within today’s international workplace environment.

April 6 & 7


RUE Speaker April 6

RUE Speaker Series

At Each Moment, Air: Poems & Notes on Breathing While Teaching" A poetry reading with comments on creativity and teaching.

Aliesa Zoecklein,
Dept. of English

Wednesday, April 6 at 3:30 in the Library Lobby


Greedy Readers, August 2011

Movie Viewing - Food Chain$

The Library presented the movie Food Chain$ from the producer of Food Inc. and Fast Food Nation.

Wednesday, March 30 in the Lawrence W. Tyree Library Lobby, 12:00pm.



Greedy Readers, August 2011

RUE Speaker Series

"Donkeys, Guinea Pigs and People"" A discussion of ancient DNA from domestic animals.

Birgitta Kimura
CLS Program at the Perry Center for Emerging Technologies

March 23, 2016 at SF Lawrence W. Tyree Library lobby, 3:30 p.m.


Greedy Readers, August 2011

Model United Nations Information Session

March 23, 2016 at SF Lawrence W. Tyree Library lobby, noon.



Greedy Readers, August 2011

RUE Speaker Series

"Victorian America's Beard Movement" A discussion of nineteenth century United States and its leading men's fashion."

Sean Trainer, Dept. of Social and Behavioral Sciences

March 9, 2016 at SF Lawrence W. Tyree Library lobby, 3:30 p.m.



Student Government Debate

Student Government Debate

SF Student Government Debate was hosted in the Library Lobby.

Mar 8, at 11:00 am.



 

International Business Etiquette

Film: Latino Americans, Episode 6: Peril and Promise (1980-200)

Join Dr. Vilma Fuentes for a screening and discussion of Latino Americans, Episode 6, Peril and Promise (1980-2000). The film examines the changing nature of the Latino Diaspora and a sea of change underway as Latinos spread geographically and make their mark in music, sports, politics, business and education.

Feb 23, 2016 at SF Lawrence W. Tyree Library lobby, 3:30 p.m.


International Business Etiquette

Africa in Florida

UF Professors Patricia Hilliard-Nunn and Robin Poynor will give a presentation and discussion titled Africa in Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 3:30 in the SF Library Lobby. They will talk about art created by Floridians of African descent and traditions that hold together African-American communities in Alachua county, with an emphasis on how visual and cultural practices—from sculpture to cooking to hair design—can connect our past and present.

Feb 24, 2016 at SF Lawrence W. Tyree Library lobby, 3:30 p.m.


International Business Etiquette

Explore SF Bachelor's Degrees

Interested in SF's Bachelor's Degree Programs? Meet with Bachelor's Program Advisers from Education Programs, Health Sciences, ITE & Business Programs in the Library Lobby on Tuesday, February 16, noon - 3pm to see what SF has to offer!

Feb 16, 2016 at SF Lawrence W. Tyree Library lobby, noon - 3p.m.



International Business Etiquette

Film: Latino Americans, Episode 5: The Fight for Civil Rights

Join Dr. David Tegeder, Academic Chair Social & Behavioral Sciences at Santa Fe College, for a screening and discussion of Latino Americans, Episode 5, Prejudice and Pride (1965-1980).  The film examines the 1960s and 1970s and how a generation of Mexican Americans found a new way forward, through social action and the building of a new "Chicano" identity.

Jan. 19, 2016 at SF Lawrence W. Tyree Library lobby, 2:00 p.m.
Jan. 24, 2016 at Alachua County Library District Headquarters, Meeting Room A, 2:00 p.m.


What the best college students do

Ken Bain Book Signing

Ken Bain the author of What the Best College Students Do will be on campus January 4. There will be a workshop in the Fine Arts Hall starting at 11am and a book signing at the library at 2:45.

January 4, 2016
2:45 - 4:00 pm
Library Lobby


2015

stress free zon

Library Stress Free Zone

The library had stress free zones on the 1st and 2nd floors during finals. Students could do puzzles, color pictures, play board games, draw on white-boards, meditate and perform other calming activities to help them relax.
Available: December 3 - 10


International Business Etiquette

Film: Latino Americans, Episode 3: War and Peace

Join Dr. Paul Ortiz, Professor of History and Director of the Oral Histories Project at the University of Florida for a screening and discussion of Episode 3 of the documentary, Latino Americans: 500 Years of History (1942-1954). World War II is a watershed event for Latino Americans with hundreds of thousands of men and women serving in the armed forces, most fighting side by side with Anglos. The experience during the war pushes Latinos to fight for civil rights back home. Although Latinos make significant gains, the journey for equality is far from over.

Nov. 10, at SF Lawrence W. Tyree Library lobby at 2 p.m.
Nov. 15, at Alachua Co. Library Headquarters, room A at 2 p.m.


International Education

International Education Week Global Photography Exhibit

In celebration of International Education Week, the L.W. Tyree Library hosts an exhibit of student photography from Santa Fe Study Abroad destinations. Highlights include Ecuador, China, Spain, and many more. This event is sponsored by SF International Education and the L.W. Tyree Library

November 16 - 20 in the Library Lobby


International Business Etiquette

International Business Poster Session

Wednesday, Nov 18th & Thursday, Nov. 19th
9:30am – 12:15pm, Library Lobby
Light refreshments

Students in SLS1301, Life & Career Development, with Jorie Scholnik-Zaron present findings from their research about international business customs.  Topics include proper business protocol when interacting with business clients and co-workers from other countries as well as tips for success within today’s international workplace environment.

November 18 and 19


Times Talks

Times Talks

Times Talks are open conversations about important and controversial issues in the news, and are part of Santa Fe’s efforts to promote greater civic engagement on campus. They are an opportunity for students, faculty members, and other members of the campus community to sit as equals in a casual atmosphere (over some pizza) and to exchange views on important issues in a casual, informal and civil environment.

November 18th at 1 pm in the Library lobby.


Latino Americans:500 Years of History

Images of Valor

The Lawrence W. Tyree Library, Santa Fe College presents “Images of Valor: U.S. Latinos and Latinas in World War II,” an exhibition created by the School of Journalism and Center for Mexican American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

October 16, 2015 to November 25, 2015


500 years of history

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, Film Viewing

Date: September 24
Time: 3:30pm
Location: Library Lobby


2015 ACRL Excellence in Academic, Award Ceremony & Reception, March 31, 2-3:30 pm in the Library Lobby

Library Mystery Night

Our 2015 Library Mystery Night was held on September 14 and 30. Over 75 people helped us search for the lost treasure of Tyree Island.

See the event photos here


2015 ACRL Excellence in Academic, Award Ceremony & Reception, March 31, 2-3:30 pm in the Library Lobby

2015 Constitution Week

Date: September 16 & 17
Location: Library Lobby




2015 ACRL Excellence in Academic, Award Ceremony & Reception, March 31, 2-3:30 pm in the Library Lobby

2015 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Winner

Award Ceremony & Reception

March 31 - 2-3:30 pm in the Library Lobby


Library Research Award 2015

2015 Library Research Award Winners

  • 1st Place: Rachel Welton“Lay That Damned Book Aside:” Printed Text and Moral Danger in Marlowe's Doctor Faustus (ENG2012, Richard Dickson)
  • 2nd PlaceElizabeth Hathaway – Loss, Longing and the Assimilation of Latinos in America: An Explication of “Latin Night at the Pawn Shop” (ENC1101, Zahir Small)
  • 3rd Place: Cynthia Moore– Rest in Peace (PHI2635, Marin Smillov)
  • 3rd Place: David Gills -Born Alive Infant Protection Act (POS 2112, Elizabeth Williams)

 Awards were presented at the 2015 Student Awards Ceremony, April 22.


2015 Research in Undergraduate Eduation Festival

2015 RUE Festival

The Library hosted the Research in Undergraduate Education 2015 Research & Creative Scholarly Projects Festival in the Library Lobby on April 13 - 15.



Book Sale

Spring Book Sale

The Library hosted a used book sale on April 7 & 8 in the library lobby. Students, faculty & staff stopped by and checked out the selection of used books, DVDs, CDs and more. Everything under $2.

April 7 & 8, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Library Lobby


2015 ACRL Excellence in Academic, Award Ceremony & Reception, March 31, 2-3:30 pm in the Library Lobby

Joy of Reading to Children

Jo Hudson, early childhood professional with more than 30 years of experience working with children gave an interactive workshop focused on read-alouds and engaging activities centered on best practices for reading to children.

 April 6, 2015; 6-8pm in the Library Lobby


Student Alvin Avriett wins Kindle

Student Alvin Avriett wins Kindle

Alvin Avriett attended one of the library's“Smart Investing@your library” grant events and won a Kindle in the raffle.



Library Selfie Bingo

Library Selfie Contest

Grab your phone, head to the library, and take a selfie!

Deadline: March 25


Matt Carrigan Talk, February 25 @ 2:00 pm

Why I Love the Lawrence W. Tyree Library Video Contest

Tell us why you love the our library in a 1 minute video for a chance to win prizes and be featured in library promotional materials

Deadline: March 25


Matt Carrigan Talk, February 25 @ 2:00 pm

The History of Human Alcohol Consumption

SF Biology Professor, Matt Carrigan, talked about his findings with the Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution on a study to determine when humans became able to metabolize alcohol.

February 25 @ 2:00 pm
Library Constitution Wing

See the presentation.


2014

2014 Global Images

Global Photography Exhibit

In celebration of International Education Week the SF Library hosted an exhibit of student photography from Santa Fe Study Abroad destinations. This event was sponsored by SF International Education and the L.W. Tyree Library

November 17 - November 21.


2014 Halloween Costume Contest

Election Prediction Event

On Tuesday, November 10 the library hosted an Election Prediction Party for the 2014 mid-term elections.


2014 Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween Costume Contest

On Friday, October 31 the library hosted a Halloween Costume Contest. Prizes were given for scariest, funniest, most artistic, most authentic, best literary and best ensemble.



2014 Library Research Award

Library Mystery Night

The library's sixth annual Library Mystery Night was a 1920's affair. Guests had to find out Who Jasper Kent? Was it his mistress? The speakeasy owner? The mobster? The silent film star? Or his so-called best friend?

Three events were held: September 24 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and a special event for student athletes on September 29 at 5:30 pm.




2014 Library Research Award

Constitution Week

Date: September 15 - 19
Location: Library Constitution Wing, 2nd Floor



2014 Library Research Award

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

The Lawrence W. Tyree Library has collaborated with SF Graphic Design students to honor Asian Heritage Month. The students of GRA2157(Fall B with Professor Bonita Dewiliby) have designed posters that highlight groundbreaking Asian American and Pacific Islanders.

Library Lobby, May 1- May 30


stress free zon

Library Stress Free Zone

The library had stress free zones on the 1st and 2nd floors during finals. Students could do puzzles, color pictures, play board games, draw on white-boards, meditate and perform other calming activities to help them relax.
Available: April 24 - May 1



RUE Festival 2014

2014 Research & Creative Scholarly Projects Festival

The Library hosted the Research in Undergraduate Education 2014 Research & Creative Scholarly Projects Festival in the Library Lobby on April 14 - 16.


2014 Library Research Award

Library Research Award

The annual Library Research Award recognizes exemplary research and information literacy skills of Santa Fe College students, based on the use of library materials and resources to identify and utilize references in a research paper.

The 2014 Winners were:



Discover READ

Discover READ: Science & Children's Literature

Roseanne Russo, Marion County Public Library System, and Beth Noll, Alachua County Library District, demonstrated techniques and strategies to incorporate STEM concepts into Early Childhood Education classrooms through children’s literature, song and movement. 

March  18 at 6:00 pm.
Library Lobby


Greedy Readers, August 2011

Blind Date With a Book

How about a blind date with a book? During the month of February, stop by and check out a specially wrapped book from our displays. Take it home, unwrap it, read it, and enjoy! If you don't like the book, simply return it to the library, its feelings won't be hurt.
Display Ran: February 7 - 28



2013

Global Images

Global Images

In celebration of International Education Week the SF Library will host an exhibit of international photography and Asian-themed posters created by Santa Fe students, staff, and faculty. The award winning works of the 2013 Global Photography Contest will be on display along with books featuring our Study Abroad destinations.
November 18-22, Library Lobby



A Land Remembered by Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith Book Signing

Rick Smith will be at the Library to discuss and sign copies of his father Patrick Smith's book A Land Remembered.
Monday, November 18



2013 Mystery Night

Library Mystery Night - Death at the Disco

For library's fifth annual Library Mystery Night was a Disco Celebration! Guests had to find out Who Killed Disco Jones? Was it his old dance partner? The Roller Derby Queen? The DJ? The famous Disco singer?

Three events were held: September 18 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and a special event for student athletes on September 26 at 5:00 pm.



Constitution

Constitution Week 2013

The library celebrated Constitution Week with three different talks about the Constitution on the second floor of the library.

  • Monday, September 16: "The Gun Debate: Does the Second Amendment Really Matter?", Alan Beck
  • Tuesday, September 17: "Warfare and the Constitution," Richard Wagner
  • Wednesday, September 18: ""Let's Just Let the States Deal with That:" Federalism in 1787," Donna Waller


Hemingway Book Signing

Hemingway Lecture and Book Signing

Authors Philip Greene and Raúl Villarreal spoke about their research on Ernest Hemingway and signed books in the Library Lobby.
Friday, July 12



Gun

Gun Control: A Reasoned Debate

The library hosts a gun control debate, sponsored by the Office of Civic Engagement and Service.
Thursday, April 25



Storytime

First Steps: Language & Literacy through Story & Song

Youth Services librarian Debbie Lewis presented an interactive workshop with stories and songs for preschool children.
Wednesday, April 24



Barry Stewart Mann

Barry Stewart Mann Storytelling & Workshop

The library hosted Barry Stewart Mann, storyteller, as part of International Children's Book Day.
Tuesday, April 2



Where is Nancy Pearl?

Where is Nancy Pearl?

Help us find our missing librarian! Nancy Pearl, the librarian action figure, has disappeared somewhere on the NW Campus. Check back every week to see where that mischievous librarian is hiding. Enough correct guesses and you might win a Kindle Fire!
Contest Ran: January 22 - April 20



Blind Date with a Book

Blind Date with a Book

How about a blind date with a book? During the month of February, stop by and check out a specially wrapped book from our displays. Take it home, unwrap it, read it, and enjoy! If you don't like the book, simply return it to the library, its feelings won't be hurt.
Display Ran: February 1 - 28



2012

Geography Awareness Week

Geography Awareness Week, 2012

The library hosted a variety of activities from the geography faculty to celebrate the fifth annual Geography Awareness Week, 11/13/12 – 11/16/12.



Library  Mystery Night 2012

Library Mystery Night 2012

The Library's fourth Library Mystery Night had students trying to stop the corrupt agents of EVILL (Extreme Vicious Villainy Including Lies) from over taking the world. Three events were held: September 20 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and a special event for student athletes on September 24.



Constitution

2012 Constitution Week

Three professors spoke on a variety of topics relating to the Constitution to celebrate Constitution Week 2012.



Greedy Readers, August 2011

Engineering Club: Rocket Presentation

The SF Engineering Club presented information about their participation in NASA's University Student Launch Initiative on June 19, 2012.



Democracy Commitment

The Democracy Commitment

Santa Fe College participates in a nationwide community college initiative with professors speaking on democracy-related topics.



China Book Donation

China Book Donation

Professor Michael Allard presented the library with a collection of books on China and Asia.



2011

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

The Lawrence W. Tyree Library will serve as a drop-off location for the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Until October 31 please bring non-perishable food to the library lobby.



Florida Library Snapshot Logo

Florida Library Snapshot Day, 2011

The library participated in the statewide Florida Library Snapshot Day by collecting statistics and photos documenting a day in the life of the library.



Library Mystery Night

Library Mystery Night 2011

The library's third annual Library Mystery Night had students acting through the plots of famous crime and mystery stories by finding clues throughout the library. Three events were held: October 6 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and a special event for student athletes on October 13.



Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum

Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers was on campus Wednesday, October 5, with a traveling exhibit whose purpose is to educate the public about how agricultural workers are treated in FL. Several Santa Fe professors and representatives from the CIW spoke about slavery, labor, and current conditions.



Constitution Week 2011

2011 Constitution Week

Two presentations by SF professors and a performance by the Expressions School chorus helped celebrate Constitution Week.



Altrusa Read-In

2011 Altrusa Read-In For Literacy

Library staff participated in the 2011 Altrusa Read-In For Literacy on April 26, 2011 by reading stories to first grade classes at Hidden Oak Elementary School.



Big T's Heart's In Me

Book Signing - Valerie D'Ortona

On February 14, 2011 (National Donor Day), Santa Fe faculty member Valerie D'Ortona talked about her children's book Big T's Heart's in Me.



2010

Library Staff

Library Mystery Night 2010

The library's second annual Library Mystery Night featured the library staff as famous literary murderers, with students racing to sleuth out the killer of Lady Macbeth by finding clues throughout the library. Three events were held: September 9 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and a special event for student athletes on September 16 at 5:00pm.



2009

Books

Reading Contest - 2009

Students and staff members competed to read the most books in the 2009 Library Reading Contest.



Library Staff

Library Mystery Night 2009

Who killed librarian Omaha Smith? A cast of colorful characters all had motive, and it was up to Santa Fe students to discover who the murderer was! Two sessions were held on September 10 (2:00pm and 7:00pm).


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