Central Library/Asian Studies Tadoku Fall Reading Event, November 15

The Central Library and the Asian Studies Program are co-hosting the annual Tadoku fall reading event on Friday, November 15 from 3:00-4:30 p.m.  (Tadoku is Japanese for “read a lot.”)  We welcome students and the community to come together to read from our Tadoku collection, a curated selection of Japanese books for various levels of… Keep reading

What’s Happening in November at the Libraries

Tree Talk & Walk: Peabody Campus November 1, Noon-1:00 p.m. Join us for an engaging talk given by Steve Baskauf (Vanderbilt Libraries & Vanderbilt University Arboretum) to discuss the evolution of the magnificent trees on the esplanade, followed by a walk around the Peabody College grounds. Light refreshments are provided. Meet in the Peabody Library,… Keep reading

Paste Paper & Bookmaking Workshops

Do you remember how finger painting was so much fun? If you like making art that’s expressive and want some messy zen in your day, come to the paste paper workshop November 14th. You’ll work with mixed acrylics and paste using a decorating technique that’s hundreds of years old. You will make several examples of… Keep reading

Tipper Gore to speak for Peabody Library’s 100th Anniversary

Please join the Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries in celebrating the Peabody Library 100th Anniversary with remarks by Tipper Gore, Peabody College alumna, activist, author, photographer, and former second lady of the United States. Remarks will begin around 4:15pm and the event will conclude with a reception in Peabody Library’s Grand Reading Room. Location: Peabody… Keep reading

Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present

GIS Day 2019 – Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present Wednesday, November 13 Morning Session: Heard Central Library Room 612A (Poetry Room) Afternoon Session: Center for Digital Humanities, Buttrick Hall, 344 The theme of Vanderbilt University’s annual GIS Day is “Mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the Present”.  The day will… Keep reading

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R and R Studio

R is a particularly useful programming language for statistical computing and data visualization. All are welcome to attend this, no experience necessary, introductory workshop series in three sessions: Wednesdays in November (6, 13, 20) 1:00 – 1:50, Team Room 15 in the Walker Management Library. After this series you will learn the basics of R… Keep reading

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Pre-College Halloween Open House

Join us for the Music Library’s Halloween Open House for Blair Academy students and families on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 4-6 p.m. We hope you’ll join us for crafts, story time, music bingo, scavenger hunts, a “stick together” art activity, mini-golf, refreshments, “Haunted Stacks,” and entertainment by our talented Blair Academy students. Wear your costume!… Keep reading

“Black Studies As (A) Movement: AADS @50” Reception in Special Collections

A reception for the “Black Studies As (A) Movement: AADS @50” exhibit will occur in Special Collections on Friday, October 11, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. An exhibit marking fifty years of African American and Diaspora Studies at Vanderbilt University will be on display in Vanderbilt University’s Special Collections through November 2019. The exhibit… Keep reading