Events

Upcoming Events

SOURCE Abstract Workshop

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Need to write an abstract for an upcoming SOURCE proposal or a paper? We can help!

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Kite Make-And-Take

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of kite-building and walk away with your very own kite.

Registration Required

Sewing Skills Workshop: More Than Hearts

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Make a gift for your Valentine (or keep it for yourself, we won’t tell!). Join us in the LIL to make heart shaped objects. We’ll have some patterns available to choose from, or create your own. We’ll also have projects for those less enthusiastic about hearts.

Registration Required

Sewing workshops in the Library Innovation Lab provide hands-on instruction of basic sewing skills. Participants will learn how to use a sewing machine, design patterns, and create fun and functional items. Workshops are open to everyone, regardless of current skill level.

Kite Workshop

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Session 1 of 5.

Registration Required

Utilize the Design Thinking process to design, build, test, and refine your own kite! This five-part workshop series will culminate in our own mini kite festival on the Hilltop and optional participation in Austin’s annual Kite Fest.

Sewing Skills Workshop: Color Your World

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Add a splash of color and fun to your surroundings with pillow cases, placemats, pencil cases, or other items you can use everyday.

Registration Required

Sewing workshops in the Library Innovation Lab provide hands-on instruction of basic sewing skills. Participants will learn how to use a sewing machine, design patterns, and create fun and functional items. Workshops are open to everyone, regardless of current skill level.

Kite Workshop

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Session 2 of 5.

Registration Required

Utilize the Design Thinking process to design, build, test, and refine your own kite! This five-part workshop series will culminate in our own mini kite festival on the Hilltop and optional participation in Austin’s annual Kite Fest.

Kite Workshop

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Session 3 of 5.

Registration Required

Utilize the Design Thinking process to design, build, test, and refine your own kite! This five-part workshop series will culminate in our own mini kite festival on the Hilltop and optional participation in Austin’s annual Kite Fest.

Kite Workshop

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Session 4 of 5.

Registration Required

Utilize the Design Thinking process to design, build, test, and refine your own kite! This five-part workshop series will culminate in our own mini kite festival on the Hilltop and optional participation in Austin’s annual Kite Fest.

Sewing Skills Workshop: Sustainable Objects for Everyday Use

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Reduce your need for plastic by making bowl covers, reusable snack bags, or a water bottle carrier.

Registration Required

Sewing workshops in the Library Innovation Lab provide hands-on instruction of basic sewing skills. Participants will learn how to use a sewing machine, design patterns, and create fun and functional items. Workshops are open to everyone, regardless of current skill level.

Kite Workshop

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Session 5 of 5.

Registration Required

Utilize the Design Thinking process to design, build, test, and refine your own kite! This five-part workshop series will culminate in our own mini kite festival on the Hilltop and optional participation in Austin’s annual Kite Fest.

Sewing Skills Workshop: Get Cozy, Part 1

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

In the first of this two part series, learn how to take your measurements and create a custom pattern to make your own pajama pants.

Registration Required

Sewing workshops in the Library Innovation Lab provide hands-on instruction of basic sewing skills. Participants will learn how to use a sewing machine, design patterns, and create fun and functional items. Workshops are open to everyone, regardless of current skill level.

Sewing Skills Workshop: Get Cozy, Part 2

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

In the second part of this series, make pajama pants from the pattern created in Part 1.

Registration Required

Sewing workshops in the Library Innovation Lab provide hands-on instruction of basic sewing skills. Participants will learn how to use a sewing machine, design patterns, and create fun and functional items. Workshops are open to everyone, regardless of current skill level.

Featured Past Events

Hillhops: A Celebration of Beer History

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 | 4:30 – 8:00 p.m.

The Munday Library will host Hillhops: A Celebration of Texas Beer History, on Thursday, January 26, from 4:30-8:00. This event will include a showcase of items from the Texas Craft Brewing Archive (texasbeerarchive.org), panels of Texas brewing professionals offering historical and educational insights, and a Brewer’s Hall where guests can network with local brewers.

Jigsaw Puzzle Championship

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023 | 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

A relaxing afternoon of head-to-head puzzle battling. Snacks, puzzles to keep, and special prizes for the winning team.

Media Swap with SFS

Thurs, Nov. 10 | 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Bring at least one item to enter the swap. We will accept CD’s, books, magazines, film, records, and all other types of media. The leftovers will be donated to APA Thrift and Top Drawer Thrift.

Open Mic Night – Voices of Survivors

Thurs, Nov. 3 | 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Hear powerful performances on the theme of survivorship, particularly that of sexual violence. To perform, fill out the event registration form below. Coffee and pastries provided.

Hilltopper Horror Showcase:

Readings by the Creative Writers’ Club

October 31, 2022 | 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Meet at the Grotto for treats and scary stories by candlelight. Submit your stories to Seth at sbaumann@stedwards.edu.

Creative Writers’ Club Discord

Memories from the Hilltop

October 29, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Add your voice to history by sitting for a short interview in the university archives.

Open Access Lunch & Learn

October 25 | 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

Panel members will discuss how and why they have published their work in open access venues.

Pumpkin Painting

October 24, 2022 | 8 a.m. – While Supplies Last

Decorate a pumpkin and 1) take and enjoy or 2) enter it into our Homecoming Tailgate Pumpkin Competition.

Operation Stardust Cyber Invasion

October 19-20, 2022

An escape room experience from OIT. Play for a chance to win an iPad.

United By Books:

A Discussion of Access, Representation, and the Right to Read

September 22, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.

Join us for a Banned Books Week-inspired discussion featuring author Cynthia Leitich Smith, illustrator Don Tate, and Dr. Alex Barron.

Banned Books Trivia Night

September 21, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.

Test your banned book knowledge in teams of 1-3. Refreshments served, prizes for winners!

Proust Con Deux

August 10, 2022 | 2 to 5 p.m.

A lavish affair in commemoration of the Centennial of Marcel Proust’s untimely death on November 18, 1922.

Research & Writing Group

Tuesdays | 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Informal, come-and-go meetups. Assistance with any research or writing project. Brain food provided.

Graduate Research Group

Thursdays | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Starting September 8. Informal, come-and-go, weekly Zoom Room. Librarian assistance with any research project.