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.

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!

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!

Library Card Sign Up Month

Happy Library Card Sign Up Month from ALA-SC! Check out these flyers with instructions on how to sign up for library cards in Massachusetts, including the Boston Public Library and its branches, as well as the Minuteman Library Network.

SLIS Welcome Day!

Stop by the ALA-SC table on SLIS Welcome Day! Officers will be available from 10AM-5PM on Tuesday, September 5 to answer questions about ALA-SC and to talk about our future events. Check it out for giveaways, to sign up for our email listserv, or just to chat!