Library Happenings

October 2018

Description: Gore Effects with Monica Cross

Description: Exhibits, Games, Puzzles, Movies, Crafts, Terrifying Treats, Detestable Drinks and Special Creature Features like The Real Little Shop of Horrors: Carnivorous Plants by the NCF Carnivorous Plant Society. Plus The WRC presents: SWAlloween- NaNoWriMo Launch Party & Waffles in the WRC at 11:30pm.

November 2018

Description: Exhibit - Native American History Month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people.

Description: Exhibit - International Games Week celebrates game and gaming from around the world.

Description: International Games Night. Come celebrate International Games Week with Games Night at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library. There will be games, food, and prizes. Join the competition (limit of 3-5 people per team) and play Pictionary, Rollick (Charades) and Trivia to score points against other teams. If you are interested in something more low-key, play games from the library collection like Exploding Kittens and Ticket to Ride or start a puzzle. At the end of the evening, go ahead and check out a game to play at home!

Description: Join the Ringling Art Library, in collaboration with the Jane Bancroft Cook Library for Literati, a book club that discusses books about art and subjects reflecting The Ringling collections. The book: In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse, and the Birth of Modernist Art. The program is free and registration is not required. Books may be purchased at The Ringling Museum Store.

December 2018

Description: Join the Ringling Art Library, in collaboration with the Jane Bancroft Cook Library for Literati, a book club that discusses books about art and subjects reflecting The Ringling collections. The book: Whistler's Mother: Portrait of an Extraordinary Life. The program is free and registration is not required. Books may be purchased at The Ringling Museum Store.

January 2019

Description: Join the Ringling Art Library, in collaboration with the Jane Bancroft Cook Library for Literati, a book club that discusses books about art and subjects reflecting The Ringling collections. The book: Broad Strokes: Fifteen Women Who Made Art and History (In That Order). The program is free and registration is not required. Books may be purchased at The Ringling Museum Store.

Description: Exhibit - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America as the greatest champion of racial justice and equality.

February 2019

Description: Join the Ringling Art Library, in collaboration with the Jane Bancroft Cook Library for Literati, a book club that discusses books about art and subjects reflecting The Ringling collections. The book: Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon. The program is free and registration is not required. Books may be purchased at The Ringling Museum Store.

March 2019

Description: Join the Ringling Art Library, in collaboration with the Jane Bancroft Cook Library for Literati, a book club that discusses books about art and subjects reflecting The Ringling collections. The book: Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies The program is free and registration is not required. Books may be purchased at The Ringling Museum Store.

April 2019

Description: Join the Ringling Art Library, in collaboration with the Jane Bancroft Cook Library for Literati, a book club that discusses books about art and subjects reflecting The Ringling collections. The book: The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love, and Art in Venice. The program is free and registration is not required. Books may be purchased at The Ringling Museum Store.

May 2019

Description: Join the Ringling Art Library, in collaboration with the Jane Bancroft Cook Library for Literati, a book club that discusses books about art and subjects reflecting The Ringling collections. The book: The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Inventing of Art. The program is free and registration is not required. Books may be purchased at The Ringling Museum Store.