Category Archives: Events and Exhibits

Includes library events (e.g., classes, Friends of the Libraries lectures) and exhibits

The First Thanksgiving

Please note that MSEL and the BLC will be closed Thursday, November 27 for the holiday. We will close at midnight Wednesday and reopen Friday at 7:30am. When we think of Thanksgiving, what comes to mind? Turkey, parades, football, shopping and … Continue reading

Calling All Bibliophiles: The Sweren Student Book Collecting Contest is Open!

The Betty and Edgar Sweren Student Book Collecting Contest recognizes the love of books and the delight in shaping a thoughtful and focused book collection. All undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a degree program at Johns Hopkins are eligible … Continue reading

Talk: Conversations in Medicine

Conversations in medicine happen billions of times each day. Everyone within the medical community, including the patients, talks and talks and tries to reach mutual understanding. As studies show, we’re trying to get better at this, but we still have … Continue reading

What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive

The guest blogger for this post, Neil Weijer, is a Denis Curatorial Fellow at the Sheridan Libraries and a doctoral candidate in the Department of History. Weijer co-curated the Fakes, Lies, & Forgeries exhibition, which opens October 5 at the George … Continue reading

GIS Workshops For Fall

The Sheridan Libraries GIS and Data Services Department is resuming its popular series of workshops, “Getting Acquainted With ArcGIS”! From introductory classes, through design, sharing, data selection, and georeferencing, students learn and share ideas about how to present data in visual … Continue reading

Wonderland is just outside Baltimore

Anyone with a car, a friend with a car, or access to a Zipcar can explore an outdoor version of Alice’s Wonderland just north of Baltimore. The Ladew Topiary Gardens is one of the hidden delights of the Baltimore area. … Continue reading

Workshops Just for You

It’s the beginning of the fall semester, and there are so many exciting events going on! Your library’s events will make you happy and more productive, so you should definitely fit them in. E-books for Academics Date: Wednesday, September 17, … Continue reading

The Dog Days of Summer

Is this Baltimore summer hot enough for you? You might say we have hit the heart of the “dog days” of summer. You might also wonder where the heck that phrase comes from! It turns out, the origin of the … Continue reading

Earth Day in the Library

Just over a month has passed since we celebrated Earth Day. In case you didn’t hear, this year’s campus festivities brought some well-deserved attention to Eisenhower Library, as we received the “Above and Beyond” award! This award recognizes the department … Continue reading

Preakness Time

This Saturday is the third one in May, so you know what that means–the Preakness Stakes! Since 1873 the top three-year-old Thoroughbreds in the world have been assembling at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course to try to capture the second jewel … Continue reading