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Love Your Library 2017



Paperbacks from Hell! Presentation and panel discussion Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 5:30-8pm, John E. Reeves Great Hall         Free and Open to the public

Paperbacks LYL event poster(Click to enlarge and print)


LEGO Free Play!                                                                    Friday, Dec. 1, 12-2pm 6th Floor Makerspace 

lego free play poster

FIT Library Citation Salon                                                Thursday, November 30th 8pm-midnight Goodman Center E620

library citation salon poster

 Maker Minds Series: Circuit Stickers Pop Up Cards    November 17th, 2017 12 noon - 2pm Goodman Center E620

poster for makerminds event; circuits

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Craft a glowing pop-up card with Circuits Stickers and copper tape. We will guide you through how to create simple paper circuitry using only copper tape, a coin cell battery, and LED lights. It will leave you with a basic understanding of how circuits work. Pop-up card templates will be provided.

Haunted Photo BOOoth!                                                             Join us on October 31st 12-2pm.  

Wear your costume for a free professional photo. Digital print giveaways, candy and fun! 

poster for haunted photo booth

Goodman Center E620 Makerminds Space 

               2017 Maker Minds Series: 3D Exquisite Corpse              October 20th, 12-2pm Goodman Center, E509

poster for maker minds 3d event 

Join us for a 3D twist on the surrealist art game Exquisite Corpse. Work in teams to learn digital sculpture and create a unique character utilizing the 3D software Sculptris. The winning team's model will be 3D printed by the FabLab and displayed in the Library.


Special Collections and College Archives Open House October 18th, 12-2pm, Goodman Center E435

Poster for SPARC open house



2017 Maker Minds Library Event Series: Create with Tiltbrush! September 15th 12 noon - 2pm, Goodman Center 6th Floor

Poster of Love your library event 

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Screening of Alex Wisman's 1980 documentary, MODEL   Tuesday, September 12th, Pomerantz Center, D207             Q&A with Director to follow

Poster for Love your Library event  (Click on image to enlarge or print)



Traditional Islamic Papermaking Lecture & Demonstration June 12, 5:30-7:30pm, Dubinsky Center, 8th Fl Alcove

LYL Islamic Papermaking



               Writing and Research Lounge DONUT PARTY!                 Come and listen to a brief presentation on how we can make your research assignments easier!


          International Women's Day Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 
                  March 8, 11am-5pm, Computer Lab E509                                                                 

Wiki Event Poster

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Did you know only 8.5% of Wikipedia editors are women?

'Wikipedia Edit-a-thon' will empower female students to engage with technology! Come learn how to edit one of the world's most popular websites. This event will take place on International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8, from 11am to 5pm in the Library classroom E509. Training and hand-on help will be available, and snacks and beverages will also be provided!

This event is open to all FIT students, staff, and faculty; women, women-identified, gender neutral, and male allies are welcome to attend. This is an inclusive event where “newbies” and proficient programmers can experience the camaraderie of shared interest, learning, and participation that elevates women in technology. Register at https://fashioneditwiki.eventbrite.com


Stay With Me: The Most Creative Hotel Brands in the World       Catherine Harvey kicks off a world book tour for her forthcoming title

March 2nd, 5:30-7:00pm, Dubinsky Center 8th Floor.      


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Catherine Harvey is a graphic designer and writer with over ten years experience working in Asia, Europe and Australia. Her interest in branded experiences, design trends, and branding strategy, along with an inexplicable obsession with hotels, has driven her to travel extensively. Harvey holds a Bachelor of Design (BVisComm) from Monash University and is currently completing her Masters of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

Twitter: @fitlibrary Instagram: @fitnyclibrary Hashtags: #fitNYClibrary #fitLYL #travel #design #branding


Infographics, Timelines and Interactive Maps Workshop February 28, 1-2pm or March 2nd, 5-6pm

Infographics workshop

Zotero Workshop dates: 2/14 at 1 PM and 2/16 at 5 PM 

Confused about how to cite? Group Project Woes? Keep Calm and Use Zotero!
Bad grades no more!




Workshop: Color Resources in the Library