Are you obsessed with true crime? Love a good whodunit mystery? Ready to get into the spooky spirit? The SPG Library is hosting an evening of True Crime Investigation presented by the St. Petersburg College Crime Scene Technology program faculty and students on Wednesday, October 16th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in LI-101. The event … Continue reading SPC True Crime Investigation Event at SPC Gibbs
In celebration of Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month, Sylvia Marsters, a librarian and writing tutor, selected just a few of the many relevant books and e-books that are available in the St. Petersburg College Library system. These are now on display in the Downtown Campus Learning Resources: Cuban-American Art in Miami, Cumbia (a genre of … Continue reading Come Down to Downtown for Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month
Banned Books Week (September 22 – 28, 2019) is an annual week-long celebration of the freedom to read. It started in 1982 in response to a rise in the number of book challenges in schools, bookstores, and libraries. According to the American Libraries Association, books are usually challenged with the best intentions—to protect others, usually … Continue reading Celebrating “Banned Books” at St. Petersburg College Libraries
The inaugural Tailgating event at the St. Pete-Gibbs Campus Library on Thursday, September 5 was a HUGE success! More than 240 students were in attendance between 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Students made their way to four stations marked by pop-up tents located throughout the library, where they could play games and win prizes. They … Continue reading “Tailgating @ the Library” was a HUGE Success!
The Tarpon Springs Campus Library is celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with a spotlight on notable figures of Hispanic and Latinx heritage, such as Frida Kahlo, a Mexican painter whose art explores questions of identity, post-colonialism, gender, class, and race among other topics. Pope Francis, the 266th Pope and first Jesuit, as well as the first … Continue reading Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month with St. Petersburg College
Are you a business major? Interested in learning what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Starting a small business? Or maybe you’re looking for some guidance to grow an existing business? Join us for a series of Free Business Workshops presented by SCORE Pinellas at the West Community Library at St. Petersburg College-Gibbs Campus. The … Continue reading Join SCORE Pinellas for a series of Free Business Workshops
Experience the St. Pete / Gibbs Campus Library & Learning Resources like you never have before at the upcoming “Tailgating @ the Library” event on Thursday, September 5th, 12pm-2pm. Presented by the St. Pete / Gibbs Campus Library & Learning Resources, this event will highlight the free learning support available to students, including the Writing … Continue reading “Tailgating @ the Library” with the St. Pete / Gibbs Campus LRC Team
Start off the 2019 – 2020 school year on the right foot with Wizards Unite Walks on the Clearwater Campus! Wizards Unite is a popular, free augmented-reality mobile game. Wizards Unite is similar to the globally renown Pokemon Go, where the player takes on the responsibility of a lifetime – in this case, the responsibility … Continue reading ‘Wizards Unite’ community walks being held at SPC Clearwater
Lauren Dykes, tutor at SPC’s Downtown Learning Center, has a side talent: book folding! Book folding is a creative process which transforms old books into art through folding and cutting. Lauren is a professional and attributes her discovery of this craft to the LSC where old textbooks, having served their purpose, would be discarded. A … Continue reading SPC Tutor Recycles Discarded Books by Turning Them into Art
SPC Learning Resources has organized an ocean-friendly, aquatic theme for July. Free ocean documentary showings, a Shark bookmark bar, a curated display of aquatic novels, and the #NoPlasticJuly challenge will be taking place.