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MSU Libraries' Events

Library Events (MSU Events Calendar)

From our writers and film series to traveling exhibits, come to one of the many events and programs we offer here at MSU Libraries. We look forward to seeing you!

Beal Garden Tours and Tour of the Historic Trees of MSU's North Campus

library environmental series

The Historic Trees of MSU’s North Campus: A Walking Tour

Friday, September 23, 2016
12:10 – 12:50 pm
(Alternate date in the case of inclement weather: Friday, September 30)

Dr. Frank Telewski, Curator of the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden and Campus Arboretum and Professor of Plant Biology

Back by popular demand! Join Dr. Telewski for a tour of the historic trees of north campus. Find out which trees predate the MSU campus and which were planted by historically important people. The tour will start at Beaumont Tower, meander over to the Beal Botanical Garden, head to Cowles House, and then end at the Beal Arboretum located between Mayo and Campbell Halls.


Fall 2016 Classes and Workshops

Librarian teaching a class

Sign up today for a free workshop at the library! Sign up early, as most classes have limited enrollment.  Offered this semester:

  • Citation Management -  Endnote X6 and Endnote Online, Mendeley, and Zotero
  • Digital Humanities - including Git and Github
  • Make Central  - using kites for aerial photography and laser cutting for bookmark making
  • GIS programs - map reading, QGIS, geocoding, and 3D printing terrain maps

Library Film Series

film reel

Free films - open to the public!  Watch films related to One Book, One Community, and more.  All films are located in the Main Library's Green Room (4-West).

That Strange Summer

Monday, September 12, 2016

6:00 pm


La Pirogue

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

7:00 pm


Which Way Home

Thursday, September 22, 2016

7:00 pm


Living History

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

6:00 pm