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Workshops and Events at SCAD Libraries: In-Person Workshops & Events

In-Person Workshops and Events

Workshops and special events are offered in-person in various SCAD Libraries locations:

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11th Annual Artists' Book Symposium and Competition

Calling all SCAD students! Enter up to three artists' books and have a chance to win purchase prizes, your book added to the Artists' Book Collection, and a spot in a juried exhibition.

Symposium and Competition: May 3, 2018 - 10 a.m - 6 p.m. at the ACA Library of SCAD Atlanta

Artists' Book Competition entries will be accepted from April 1, 2018 - April 15, 2018. 

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Atlanta Workshops and Events at the ACA Library


April 4 // Pop Up Library: student takeover!
Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., The Hub

  • Need a book recommendation? Stop by the Pop Up Library booth in the Hub and check out some of our favorite books and DVDs chosen by your fellow SCAD students.


April 13 // READo: redesign a book cover competition
Friday, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Room 413 of ACA Library 

  • In this workshop, student teams will be challenged with redesigning a book cover utilizing principles of good design and a dash of creativity.  Each team will have 2 hours to collaborate on how to best redesign their cover. A distinguished SCAD faculty member will be the presiding judge and the team with the winning concept will walk away with an exciting prize.


April 17 & May 17 // Thinking through Writing: Crafting Excellent Essays (Collaboration with the Writer's Studio)
Tuesday & Thursday, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Location TBA

  • Essays can be intimidating, but they don’t have to be!  Learn how to put introductions, body paragraphs, and conclusions to work to meet the expectations of your professors and your university.  This workshop will provide an overview of some key concepts behind organizing and crafting a successful essay for students writing assignments for any course.


May 3 // 11th Annual Artists’ Book Symposium & Competition 
Thursday, Trois Gallery of ACA Library

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Petting Zoo and Viewer's Choice Voting

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Peter Thomas lecture & show and tell

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Andrew Huot lecture & awards presentation

6:00 p.m.


  • Join us for the competition and speakers: Peter and Donna Thomas - paper and book makers from Santa Cruz, and Andrew Huot  - local book artist and conservator, and also our juror. Trois will be filled with the entries to be interacted with, and there will be "people's choice" voting opportunity and award. Stick around for the awards ceremony at 5:00 p.m. where you will be able to meet the artists and hear them speak about their work. Light refreshments to follow.

  • Find out more about this event here:


May 3 // Workshop with Book Artist Andrew Huot
Thursday, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 517C

  • Join Andrew Huot in the printmaking studio (517C) for a hands on book binding workshop. Andrew is a book artist, conservator, and this year's Artists' Book Symposium Juror. In this workshop, Andrew will be sharing his expertise on a single binding structure, and participants will walk away with their own handmade book and a new skill.


**FYE stamps given for all ACA library events**
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Registration is not required

Hong Kong Workshops and Events at the Hong Kong Library

Spring 2018 Workshops and Events TBA

Savannah Workshops and Events at the Jen Library


Jen Library events and workshops TBA

Jen Library F.Y.E. Passport Stamps:

Savannah freshmen: to earn a passport stamp, visit the Jen Library service desk to complete a 10-15 minute, self-guided activity that will introduce you to the library's information resources, spaces and services. Then, share on Instagram how #scadlibrariesinspire you, to earn a bonus prize.