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Library Environmental Series - Spring 2015

library environmental series

Farm-To-Table Dining: Local Restaurants Using Local Food (Library Environmental Series)

Join Lansing-area restaurant and farm owners for a panel discussion on local restaurants using local food. Nick Gavrilides (Soup Spoon Café), Adam Montri (Ten Hens Farm), and Nina Santucci (Purple Carrot Food Truck & Red Haven) will discuss topics related to sustainability, partnerships between local restaurants and local farms, and opportunities for sourcing locally.


North Conference Room (W449), MSU Main Library


Thursday, March 26




Statewalk logo

Studying late at the Main Library? Let Statewalk walk you home!

Statewalk volunteers will walk you from the Main Library to anywhere on campus. They're available 9 pm to 1 am, Sunday through Wednesday nights, in fall and spring semester. Look for the Statewalk table in the 1st floor lobby of the Main Library, just west of the Reference Desk.

Statewalk is a free service offered by MSU's chapter of Alpha Phi Omega, the National Community Service Fraternity. Thanks, Alpha Phi Omega at MSU!

Art in the Library

art competition call for entries

MSU Libraries Student Art Competition

The next generation of Spartans want to see your artwork in the library!

The MSU Libraries Student Art Competition will award two $500 prizes – one each to an undergraduate and a graduate student – and will acquire the winning artworks for display in the MSU Libraries. The competition is generously supported by the Irene B. Arens Endowment in Support of Student Arts in the MSU Libraries.  Submit your work by 5 pm on Monday, March 16, 2015.

Questions?  Contact Terrie Wilson, Art Librarian.

Large Format Printing

Student watching plotter create a 36-inch wide banner.

Need to print a large poster or architectural drawing?

Large format printing is available for MSU students, faculty and staff in the Main Library Copy Center on 2 West.

Learn More about large format printing!

Colloquia Series Presents:

cuentos chinos upright

Louis Delgado-Qualtrough: Bauhaus in a Barrel

In conjunction with the MSU Museum’s exhibition Seeing China: 
Photographic Views and Viewpoints (1/19–8/30), part of MSU’s Year of China in 2015. 


MSU Main Library, North Conference Room (W449)


Monday, March 30


7:00 p.m.

Quilting Across the States

Section of a braided quilt with green fabrics and white cornerstones

Now through April 30, 2015
Main Library, 4 West, outside of Fine Arts

March is National Quilting month and the third Saturday in March is National Quilting Day. In honor of this, an exhibition showcasing the MSU Libraries quilting collection of books that represent quilting history within a given state was assembled. States range from Massachusetts to Hawaii and from Texas to Michigan (of course). The quilts in the display are on loan from members of the Capitol City Quilt Guild.

Exhibit produced by Kelly Sattler, who is also a quilter an member of the Capitol City Quilt Guild.