Academic calendar information for all campuses is available online.
Through Friday, Aug. 30, 2017: “100 Years of the Pulitzers: Celebrating Our Humanity” exhibit, Arts and Humanities Library operating hours, Diversity Studies Room, 203 Patee Library, University Park.
Through Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017: “ABC: An Abecedarium from the 15th to the 21st Century” exhibit, Eberly Family Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library, Paterno Library operating hours, University Park.
Extended! Now through Saturday, Sept. 30, “The Painted Photograph: Selections from the B. & H. Henisch Photo-History Collection exhibit,” Pattee Library operating hours, Paterno Family Reading Room, 201A Pattee Library, University Park.
Wednesday, Aug. 16: University Libraries Picnic, 5-8 p.m., Holmes-Foster Park, State College. All University Libraries current and retired employees and their families invited.
Friday-Sunday, Aug. 18-20: Student arrival days.
Monday, Aug. 21: First day of fall semester classes.
Tuesday, Aug. 29: Open House Volunteer Training,11 a.m.-noon, Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Wednesday, Aug. 30: Open House Volunteer Training, 2-3 p.m., Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Thursday, Aug. 31: User Services Training event: “Patron overview: Who are our new students?”
Thursday, Aug. 31–Friday, Sept. 1: approximate dates of Eid al Adha in the United States, to be confirmed Aug. 21.
Monday, Sept. 4: Labor Day holiday, no classes.
Wednesday–Thursday, Sept. 6-7: University Park Libraries Open House, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Wednesday, Sept. 6: Docunight: Iran via Documentaries, 7 p.m. Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Monday, Sept. 11: Gender Equity Center kickoff celebration, formerly Center for Women Students, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., HUB-Robeson Center ground floor stage, University Park.
Tuesday–Friday, Sept. 12-15: Penn State Fall Career Days, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center, University Park.
Thursday–Friday, Sept. 14-15: Library Development Board Fall Committee Meetings, Pattee Library and Paterno Library, University Park.
Thursday, Sept. 14: Libraries Donor Reception and Celebration, 5:30-8 p.m., by invitation, Paterno Family Humanities Reading Room will be closed prior to and following event, University Park.
Friday, Sept. 15-Sunday, Oct. 15: Hispanic Heritage Month, United States.
Monday–Wednesday, Sept. 18-20: 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Sept. 20-22: Rosh Hashanah.
Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 21-30: Navaratri.
Sept. 22-24: Family Weekend, Penn State Altoona.
Thursday, Sept. 28: Lynd Ward Prize event honoring author of Rolling Blackouts, Sarah Glidden, 5:30-8 p.m., Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Saturday, Sept. 30: Yom Kippur.
Wednesday, Oct. 4: Docunight: Iran via Documentaries, 7 p.m. Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Wednesday, Oct. 11: University Libraries 25-Year Service Awards, 3:30-4:30 p.m.,Foster Auditorium and/or Mann Assembly Room, 102/103 Paterno Library, University Park, final location to be determined.
Wednesday, Oct. 11: National Coming Out Day, part of National Coming Out Week at Penn State, details TBA.
Thursday, Oct. 12: Lee Bennett Hopkins Award event honoring authors Jorge Argueta (winner) & Nikki Grimes (honor winner), hosted by Pennsylvania Center for the Book, Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Friday–Sunday, Oct. 13-15: Parents and Families Weekend, University Park.
Wednesday, Oct. 18: Promotion and Tenure Recognition Reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Paterno Family Humanities Reading Room, University Park.
Wednesday, Oct. 18: Tech Update, by I-Tech, 2-3 p.m., Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library, University Park.
Thursday, Oct. 19: Diwali, Hindu festival of lights, celebrated.
Wednesday, Nov. 1: Docunight: Iran via Documentaries, 7 p.m. Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Sunday–Sunday, Nov. 5-12: Penn State Military Appreciation Week and Homecoming Week.
Monday, Nov. 6–Saturday, Dec. 16: NLM/NIH Traveling Exhibit: Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Surgeons, Life Sciences Library, 4th floor Paterno Library.
Saturday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day.
Monday–Friday, Nov. 13-17: International Education Week, details TBA.
Tuesday, Nov. 14: Penn State GIS Day, 1:30-5 p.m. speakers and lightning talks with 9 a.m.-5 p.m. poster display, Pattee Library and Paterno Library, University Park.
Nov. 19-25: Thanksgiving week break, no classes Nov. 20-24.
Thursday, Nov. 23: Thanksgiving Day holiday.
Wednesday, Dec. 6: Docunight: Iran via Documentaries, 7 p.m. Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Friday, Dec. 8: Last day of fall classes.
Sunday–Tuesday, Dec. 10-12: De-Stress Fest, University Park locations.
Tuesday, Dec. 12: Tech Update, by I-Tech, 10-11 a.m., Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library, University Park.
Tuesday–Wednesday, Dec. 12-20: Hanukkah.
Saturday, Dec. 16: Fall commencement, University Park and other Penn State campuses; details and speaker information at multiple Penn State campuses TBA in December.
Please submit event information to Public Relations and Marketing via the Library News submission form.