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Pop Up Library

Wed, Dec 5, 2023 | 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Librarians pop up on Ragsdale Lawn. Grab a free finals survival kit and discuss how Munday Library can support your research needs

Hillhops: A Celebration of Beer History

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 | 4:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Students, faculty, staff, and the public are invited to Hillhops: A Celebration of Texas Beer History. More than 40 leaders from the craft brewing industry will be in Munday Library eager to network with guests, discuss future collaborations, and hand out free swag from their business. The event also features two panel discussions and displays from the University Archives and Special Collections.

Featured Past Events

Noche de juegos en español

Wed, Nov. 8, 2023 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

An evening of board games in Spanish. All Spanish levels welcome!

Podcasting Basics

Wed, Oct. 18, 2023 | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Learn about podcasting and the equipment available at Munday Library.

Still Making History: Craft Distilling in Texas

Thurs, Oct. 12, 2023 | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

An insightful and spirited evening featuring a panel of industry trailblazers and moderated by Dr. Claire Edwards.

Banned Book Storytime

Wed, Oct. 4, 2023 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Student readings of frequently banned or challenged picture books. All forms of gender play and expression welcome!

LED Greeting Cards: An Electronics Make-And-Take

Thurs, Sept. 21, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Design and create your own greeting cards integrating LEDs and simple circuits.

Origami Make-And-Take

Wed, Sept. 20, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Make your own origami goat while getting an introduction to the history of origami and basic origami methods.

Pixel Art Make-And-Take

Tues, Sept. 12, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Explore the world of pixel art and make your own perler bead coaster or magnet.

Graduate Student Welcome Reception

Friday, Sept. 1, 2023 | 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Welcome to a new school year on the Hilltop! Mingle with your fellow students, librarians, professors and support staff with light refreshments to stimulate conversation.

Noche de juegos en español

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

An evening of Uno, Battleship, Catan, Guess Who?, Bananagrams and more. All Spanish levels welcome.

Women’s History Month Kickoff

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Start off Women’s History Month right with women-focused trivia AND a feminist open mic.

Kite Make-And-Take

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

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

SOURCE Abstract Workshop

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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

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 (, 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

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.