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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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Workshops and Events at ACA Library Atlanta

 

September 30 // Stress Free Zone: Bibliotherapy 
Friday, 1:00-3:00 pm, ACA Library, near Trois Gallery

  • Join the Counseling and Student Support Services (CS3) team in the ACA Library for an afternoon of stress free fun. There will be snacks, games and activities to help you relax. CS3 will also be debuting a list of books and movies that are great for building your mental health. Come and have a seat on the "Counseling Couch" where you have access to a counseling intern for quick advice and tips about managing stress.

October 7 // Friday Finds: Focus on Photography
Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, ACA Library, Artists' Book Room

  • Check out the photo-based artists’ books on exhibit and browse a selection of special and unusual photography books in honor of Atlanta Celebrates Photography month. Librarians will be on hand to inspire!

October 14 // Friday Finds: Focus on Pop-Up
Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, ACA Library, Artists' Book Room

  • Browse a selection of special and unusual Pop-Up books. Learn about origami, paper engineering and make your own Pop-Up structure. Librarians will be on hand to inspire!

October 21 // Copyright Basics for the Artist and Designer
Friday, 2:00-4:00 pm, ACA Library

  • Unsure if you can use your favorite quote/poem/image in your own work? Drop by to see inspiring examples and learn about artists and designers’ creative and legal use of copyrighted material. Bring your questions and learn about fair use, Creative Commons, public domain, and resources on how and where to gain permissions from artists and their estates.

November 1 // Paws in the Library: Therapy Animals!
Tuesday, 11:00 am -1:00 pm, ACA Library, near Trois Gallery

  • Feeling stressed?  Take a break and stop by ACA Library to play with certified therapy animals and chat with the CS3 staff!  Petting animals can lower feelings of stress and anxiety, lower blood pressure, and improve your sense of confidence and well-being. Don’t miss this chance to chill out with these cute and calming furry friends!

November 4 // Friday Finds: Focus on Politics
Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, ACA Library, Artists' Book Room

  • Check out the political themed artists’ books on exhibit and browse a selection of special and unusual books from special collections in honor of the presidential election. Librarians will be on hand to inspire!

**FYE stamps given for all ACA library events**
Email: ref_atl@scad.edu for more details
Registration is not required

Workshops and Events at Jen Library Savannah

Fall 2016

September 27 // Copyright for Fibers
Tuesday, 12:00 - 1:30pm, Pepe Hall (room TBA)

  • Do the words "copyright" and "fair use" send shivers down your spine, visions of pages of legalese and drawn-out court trials? Curious if you can use that image for your mood board  as a pattern for flats? Join us to de-mystify the tangled web of copyright, public domain, fair use, and Creative Commons for use in fibers and fashion application.

October 6 // Jen Library Expo
Thursday, 2:00 - 4pm, Jen Library lobby

  • Discover and explore highlights of the Jen Library collection, and learn about library services that help students succeed. SCAD safety will offer bicycle registration at this event. Students can also enter to win a raffle for coffee and treats at Art's. Plus, it will be an F.Y.E. stamp opportunity for freshmen. Drop-in; no registration necessary.

DATE TBD // Paws in the Library: Therapy Animals
Jen Library

  • Feeling stressed?  Take a break and stop by the Jen Library to play with certified therapy dogs! Petting dogs can lower feelings of stress and anxiety, lower blood pressure, and improve your sense of confidence and well-being. Don’t miss this chance to chill out with these cute and calming furry friends! Registration is not required.

 


F.Y.E. Passport Library Stamps:

Savannah freshmen, need to get your F.Y.E. library stamp? Choose ONE of these options:

  • Complete the Jen Library F.Y.E. stamp activity. This 10-15 minute, self-guided activity will introduce you to the library's information resources, space and services. Ask about it at the library service desk.
     
  • Attend the Jen Library Expo on 10/6, 2016 2-4 p.m. - explore the offerings and earn a stamp. Additional details about this event, above.