Game Night with LISSA

Join us and LISSA for a fun game night! Spend the night relaxing, de-stressing, and playing board games. Pizza and soda will be provided. We will have a variety of games available, but feel free to bring your own games to share with friends! Lefavour Hall room 007 is located on the ground floor of the building containing Beatley Library. RSVP with Facebook and/or Eventbrite.

Conference Presentation Panel

Enjoyed the Professional Publications Panel? As a follow up, we will also be hosting a panel addressing how to present research at a conference. Robin Brenner, Teen Librarian from the Public Library of Brookline, will be joining professors Colin Rhinesmith, Laura Saunders, and Rebecka Sheffield to answer all of your questions about presenting and attending conferences. Refreshments will be served. You can RSVP with Facebook or Eventbrite

Professional Publications Panel

Wondering what to do with your countless papers written for classes? Want to get published in LIS publications as a student? Join us for a panel with professors Lisa Hussey, Colin Rhinesmith, Rong Tang, and Kathy Wisser who will answer common questions about how to get your papers published in professional journals, as well as questions from the attendees. Refreshments will be served.

Ex Libris Film Screening

AMIA and ALASC have partnered to sponsor a film field trip to the MFA’s screening of Frederick Wiseman’s Ex Libris, on Sunday, October 15th. We will meet at the Main Campus Building (300 Fenway) at 12:30 p.m., and walk over together for the 1:30 p.m. showing. Tickets are $5 with your Simmons student ID!

Banned Graphic Novel Zine Workshop

Thank you to everyone who attended our Root Beer Float Social! We hope to see you at our next event, on Monday September 25th from 5-6:30PM in the SLIS Student Lounge. To kick off Banned Books Week, Beatley Library zine librarians will be discussing banned graphic novels and picture books, and how they can be reimagined through zines. We will provide materials for zine-making, as well as snacks! Can’t make it Monday evening? The zine supplies will stay in the lounge throughout banned books week, so drop in at any time to make your own zines featuring banned graphic novels.

Welcome Week with LISSA

If you can’t wait for our Root Beer Float Social, head over to these events to socialize with other SLIS folks and learn about some other amazing student groups!

Tuesday, September 12:
LISSA in the Lounge
Brought to you by LISSA(Library and Information Science Student Association)
10am-12pm, SLIS Student Lounge
Enjoy coffee, juice, and bagels and chat with the LISSA officers in the SLIS Student lounge!
PLG Information Meeting
Brought to you by PLG(Progressive Librarians Guild)
12pm-4pm, Special Functions Room (1st floor MCB)
Come mingle with the officers of PLG and learn about some of the events we have in store for the fall semester. Play games, and enjoy snacks while getting to know classmates who are interested in social justice and librarianship.

Can’t make it to this meeting? Join us Friday, 9/22 for round 2!

SLA Welcome Event
Brought to you by SLA (Special Libraries Association)
5pm-7pm, SLIS Student Lounge
Come out to learn about the exciting fall events we have planned, meet new students, and enjoy some tasty snacks! Feel free to stop by at any time!
Wednesday, September 13:
LISSA in the Lounge
Brought to you by LISSA(Library and Information Science Student Association)
3pm-5pm, SLIS Student Lounge
Enjoy snacks and chat with the LISSA officers in the SLIS Student lounge!
SCoSAA Faculty/ Student Welcome Event
Brought to you by SCoSAA (Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists)
5:30pm-7:30pm, Lefavor 3rd floor Patio
Simmons’ Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists invites you to meet the archives faculty and socialize with fellow archives students. Food will be provided!
Thursday, September 14:
Spectra Welcome Event
Brought to you by Spectra (LGBTQ+ Affinity group)
6pm-8pm, SLIS Student Lounge
Spectra will be hosting a chillaxed catered welcome event in the SLIS lounge at 6pm on Thursday, September 14. Come and drop by to say hi!
Friday, September 15:
LISSA Welcome Back Mixer
Brought to you by LISSA (Library and Information Science Student Association) 
7pm-10pm, 5th Floor School of Management Building
Join LISSA for some light snacks and dancing!