Library Events & Exhibits
Throughout the academic year, the William H. Hannon Library offers a full lineup of innovative and interdisciplinary programming, including lectures, workshops, exhibitions, receptions, and other special events in support of our mission to enable learners to feed their curiosity, experience new worlds, develop their ideas, inform their decision-making, and inspire others. Below you will find links to additional information about our current and upcoming schedule.
While most library events are open to the public, some events require an RSVP. If an event requires advanced registration, select a link below. The RSVP form, if required, will be at the bottom of the event description page. For more information about how to RSVP for library events or for information on ADA accommodations, call 310.338.4235. To request a library tour, go to Library Tours.
Library Events: Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
- September 7: Library Drop-in Tours
- September 8: Library Drop-in Tours
- September 11: Sunday Jewish Book Group: The Archive Thief
- September 13: Faculty Pub Night with Glenn Gebhard
- September 14: Celebrating The Values of Time: Bellarmine Forum Opening Lecture and Reception
- September 26: Banned Book Read-Out
- September 27: Banned Book Read-Out
- September 28: A Conversation with Luis Rodríguez and Rubén Martínez: Censoring the Literary and Visual Arts
- October 5: Collaboration as Creative Synthesis: Constructing the "Being and Slow Time" Exhibition
- October 9: Sunday Jewish Book Group: Women Unchained - Film screening
- October 18: Faculty Pub Night with Cecilia González-Andrieu
- October 21: Haunting of Hannon IV - Out of Time (LMU Students only)
- October 22: Haunting of Hannon IV - Out of Time (General Public - Family Friendly Ages 10+)
- November 2: Ruth Ozeki, Author of the 2016 LMU Common Book
- November 6: Sunday Jewish Book Group: Pictures at an Exhibition
- December 4: Sunday Jewish Book Group: Midrashic Mirrors, Creating Holiness with Intimacy and Imagery
- December 6: Faculty Pub Night with David Moffet
- December 6-15: Feel Good Finals
- All Fall events
- January 22: Sunday Jewish Book Group: My Promised Land
- January 24: Faculty Pub Night with Tom Ford
- February 4, 7-6: Spring Book Sale
- February 9: (Re)Imagining Each Other: Exhibition Opening and Reception
- February 15: LMU Speaks, The Fork in the Road
- February 21: Faculty Pub Night with Thomas Klein
- February 26: Sunday Jewish Book Group: The Fifth Son
- February 28 - March 3: Blood for Fines (CSA Blood Drive)
- March 1: Women's Voices of Late Imperial China
- March 14: Faculty Pub Night with Molly Youngkin
- March 23: An Evening of Poetry
- March 26: Sunday Jewish Book Group: Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life
- April 4: Faculty Pub Night with Holli Levitsky
- April 18: Careers in Information Science
- April 25 - May 4: Feel Good Finals
- April 26: Long Night Against Procrastination
- April 27: Undergraduate Library Research Award Reception
- All Spring events
Library Exhibits: Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
- August 18 - December 16: So Short a Lease, Early Reflections on the Human Timeline
- August 29 - December 16: Being and Slow Time
- October 13 - November 14: International Students at LMU
- October 24 - December 16: Student Reflections on the LMU Common Book
- November 7 - November 11: Veterans at LMU
- December 5 - January 27: Visualizing Literature
- January 3 - January 31: Award Winning Films
- January 30 - February 28: Spiritual Warriors, (Non)Violence in the Jain and Sikh Traditions
- January 30 - May 12: (Re) Imagining Each Other
- March 13 - March 27: Integrating Visual Arts Into LA's Culture and Context
- April 3 - April 11: Alternative Break Morocco
Interested in Co-Sponsoring an Event with the Library?
The Hannon Library strives to offer programming that is intentional, integrative, inclusive, and interdisciplinary. To that end, we welcome proposals to partner on events with other on-campus groups, including student organizations, academic departments, and administrative units. We also welcome proposals from groups outside LMU. For more information, please contact the Outreach & Communications Librarian, John Jackson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LMU faculty and staff who would like to reserve space for an event in the library (regardless of whether the library will be a partner on the event) should use our Event Space Request Form.
Interested in Hosting an Exhibit in the Library?
The mission of the exhibit program at the William H. Hannon Library is to:
- Promote the collections, services, functions, and goals of the library
- Create an inviting and educational setting for library patrons
- Support university events, programs, symposia, activities, and accomplishments
- Strengthen partnerships between the library, the campus, and the wider community
- Cultivate intellectual, aesthetic, and creative growth.
The Hannon Library welcomes proposals for exhibitions from students, faculty, staff, independent artists/exhibitors, and organizations that support the educational mission of Loyola Marymount University. Interested exhibitors, please carefully read the Exhibit Policy and completely fill out the Exhibit Application Form.