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Events

The Library hosts a variety of University events, and co-sponsors several special programs throughout the year. Events range from thought-provoking lecture series such as Scholarship@Villanova talks to fun student activities including Game Nights by the Electronic Enthusiasts Club.

If you need a space for an event that you are organizing, our Library venues are great options for you. For photos of the event venues, please click here.

There are two ways to request an event venue with us:

1. (Recommended) Click here to fill out the "Request a Venue" form and we will contact you as soon as we receive it. 

2. Contact Gina Duffy, 610-519-3872, via email, phone, or in person at our office in room 235 on the 2nd Floor of Falvey Library. She will be more than happy to work with you and accommodate your needs.


Official Room Reservation Policies and Procedures

Please review Falvey Memorial Library's official room reservation policies and procedures before scheduling your event/meeting. Official Room Reservation Policies and Procedures- 2014.docx


Displays

Educational and cultural displays are regularly mounted in the Library. Campus groups are invited to apply for a window display in the Library. Displays are often times to correspond with events on campus or in the Library.

If you are interested in having the Library host your display, please fill out the request form for window display hosting to Request a Display. For assistance with displays, or questions about displays in the Library, please contact Joanne Quinn, Ext. 9-3871.


Upcoming Events at Falvey Library:

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM in Room 204

Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 3:00 p.m. in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library for a talk in honor of honor of Hispanic Cultural Heritage Month by Agnes Moncy, PhD, professor of Spanish in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Temple University. Dr. Moncy will talk about El Greco, one of Spain's most famous painters. This event is being held to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Doménikos Theotokópoulos, also known as El Greco (1541– 1614).

 

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Sigma Delta Pi and the Hispanic Honor Society, is free and open to the public.

 
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:00 PM in Room 205

Walk-in VSB Peer Tutor office hours are being offered for core business classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays this fall from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Falvey Memorial Library’s 2nd floor multi-purpose rooms.

VSB Peer Tutors is a volunteer organization of VSB juniors and seniors dedicated to supporting the academic success of fellow VSB students. Tutors provide weekly office hours and individual tutoring throughout the semester for all VSB core business classes. VSB Peer Tutors are dedicated to your success and offer free individualized help with assignments and test preparation! VSB Peer Tutoring is available to all VSB students.

 For additional information, visit the VSB website. http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/undergraduate/advising/vsbpeertutors.html

These sessions are co-sponsored by the Clay Center at the Villanova School of Business and Falvey Memorial Library.

 

Dina Leytes, practice group chair, Intellectual Property & New Media at Griesing Law, LLC, and Nik Fogle, philosophy liaison librarian, will lead the discussion entitled  Author Rights: When and How Can You Archive, Share and Own Your Published Work? at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 24 in room 205 of Falvey Memorial Library. Open Access Week is an internationally recognized event to generate dialog about paywall-free online access to scholarly research. Falvey Memorial Library and the Office of Research and Graduate Programs are sparking the conversation with lunch hour brown bag participatory lectures. Join one or both exchanges. Light refreshments will be served.

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Office of Research and Graduate Programs, is free and open to the public.

 
Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 2:30 PM in First Floor Lounge

Join the Villanova Electronic Enthusiasts Club (VEEC) most Fridays during the semester from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the first-floor lounge for some fun! The VEEC is a social club, focused on recreation and relaxation. Participants gather once a week to play video games in a safe and fun environment. The VEEC also has the pleasure of participating in video game activities, such as tournaments and expositions, and is always accepting new members!

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Villanova Electronic Enthusiasts Club, is free and open to the public.

 

Please join us in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library on Monday, Oct. 27 at 3:00 p.m. for another event in honor of Hispanic Cultural Heritage Month. The Starfish Foundation, a non-profit foundation in Guayaquil, Ecuador that offers scholarships and tutoring for at-risk Ecuadorian youth, will be giving a talk about daily life in Ecuador and the Foundation’s work in the two communities in Guayaquil. The talk will be followed by a short Q&A with the organization’s founders: Beth Awalt, a Villanova alumna, will participate in-person, and Jenn Zocco will participate via Skype from Ecuador as part of the event.

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Sigma Delta Pi and the Hispanic Honor Society, is free and open to the public.

 
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 6:00 PM in Room 205

Walk-in VSB Peer Tutor office hours are being offered for core business classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays this fall from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Falvey Memorial Library’s 2nd floor multi-purpose rooms.

VSB Peer Tutors is a volunteer organization of VSB juniors and seniors dedicated to supporting the academic success of fellow VSB students. Tutors provide weekly office hours and individual tutoring throughout the semester for all VSB core business classes. VSB Peer Tutors are dedicated to your success and offer free individualized help with assignments and test preparation! VSB Peer Tutoring is available to all VSB students.

 For additional information, visit the VSB website. http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/undergraduate/advising/vsbpeertutors.html

These sessions are co-sponsored by the Clay Center at the Villanova School of Business and Falvey Memorial Library.

 
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:00 PM in Room 204

Walk-in VSB Peer Tutor office hours are being offered for core business classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays this fall from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Falvey Memorial Library’s 2nd floor multi-purpose rooms.

VSB Peer Tutors is a volunteer organization of VSB juniors and seniors dedicated to supporting the academic success of fellow VSB students. Tutors provide weekly office hours and individual tutoring throughout the semester for all VSB core business classes. VSB Peer Tutors are dedicated to your success and offer free individualized help with assignments and test preparation! VSB Peer Tutoring is available to all VSB students.

 For additional information, visit the VSB website. http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/undergraduate/advising/vsbpeertutors.html

These sessions are co-sponsored by the Clay Center at the Villanova School of Business and Falvey Memorial Library.

 
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7:00 PM in Room 207

Do you stress over doing APA-Style bibliographies? Honest, there really is a method to APA’s madness, and it’s more predictable than you may think. Come learn the basics of citing all types of documents: books, journal articles, and websites. Bring your laptop or Mac and get ready to show APA who’s boss!

Open to students, faculty, and staff. Registration not necessary but appreciated. Contact barbara.quintiliano@villanova.edu

 

 

Please join us in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 3:00 p.m. when Claire Folkman and Kelly Phillips, co-editors of the all-girl comic anthology Dirty Diamonds, will discuss their comic careers, the life cycle of publishing small press comics, and the genesis of their joint publishing endeavors. They will walk through the development of the fifth issue of Dirty Diamonds, and detail the challenges and successes of their first foray into crowd-funding through Kickstarter.

 

Folkman maintains her studio at Mercer St. Studios in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia, where she works on her nationally exhibited mail art, video performance, auto-bio comic and romance collage projects. Phillips is a cartoonist based out of West Philly. She is currently detailing the story of her teenage years as the moderately successful webmaster of a "Weird Al" Yankovic fan site in the comic series "Weird Me." She likes to get angry, get food, and get to sleep. Their goal for Dirty Diamonds is to give the women of comics a dedicated outlet for telling their stories.


This event, sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, the Writing Center, Gender and Women’s Studies, the English Department and the Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship, is free and open to the public.

 
Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 4:00 PM in Room 207

Are you still typing bibliographies the old-fashioned way?   Here’s your chance to learn about two powerful software products, RefWorks and Zotero. With just a couple of clicks, capture references from databases and search engines and then generate a bibliography in the style of your choice.

Bring your laptop or Mac. Subject search help available too!

Tues, Sept. 30,  4:00-4:45pm – Room 207 (Learning Commons, 2nd floor, Falvey Memorial Library)

Open to students, faculty, and staff. Registration not necessary but appreciated.  Contact barbara.quintiliano@villanova.edu

 

 


Last Modified: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014