Events and Programs at K-State Libraries

Library Events

Jimmy Rogers: Champion for the Blues
Sep 11 - Mar 13

Exhibition
Fifth Floor Gallery, Hale Library


Jimmy Rogers (1924-1997) was a pioneer of postwar Chicago blues. He played with greats such as Robert Lockwood, Jr., and was a lead guitarist in Muddy Waters’ band in the 1940s and ’50s. Rogers’ numerous awards include induction into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1995.

Preserved for scholarly research in the Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections, the material includes approximately 2,500 items related to Rogers’ career and performances around the world spanning the years 1960-1997. Highlights from the collection will be display on the fifth floor of Hale Library Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Event Type: Exhibition
Sponsors: K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/events
Cost: free
Contact: Tony Crawford, arcford@k-state.edu, 785-532-7466

Mediasite Overview Training
Jan 15 10:30 am - 12 pm

Technology
301a, Hale Library


Mediasite Overview Training will teach participants how to: create robust video presentations, manage and archive videos, and provide better video distribution. You do not need to sign-up for the Mediasite Overview Training sessions. All Mediasite Overview Training session will be in Hale 301a.


Event Type: Technology
Sponsors: Information Technology Services

Hale Library Concert Series: A Century of Gail Kubik
Jan 30 7:30 pm - 10 pm

Arts
, Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


The Friends of the K-State Libraries present a very special performance honoring composer Gail Kubik. Performers include K-State music faculty, including Amanda Arrington, piano, Paul Hunt, trombone, Tod Kerstetter, clarinet, David Littrell, strings, Kristin Mortenson, violin, and Craig Parker, trumpet. The evening will also feature an exhibit of the Gail Kubik Collection housed in The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections. A wine and dessert reception follows the performance. Tickets can be purchased at www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries
Cost: $30/person, $10/student
Contact: Darchelle Martin, libfrnds@k-state.edu, 785-532-7442

Libraries Gala
Apr 18 6 pm - 11 pm

Reception
Great Room, Hale Library


Enjoy an evening of food, drinks and a hearty toast to K-State Libraries' past accomplishments and future possibilities.  All proceeds will support an ingenious redesign of Hale Library's first floor. Sponsorships are available now. Tickets will be available closer to event.  


Event Type: Reception
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/gala
Contact: Darchelle Martin, libfrnds@k-state.edu, 785-532-7442

Hale Library Concert Series: Slawomir Dobrzanski
May 1 7:30 pm - 10 pm

Arts
, Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


Back by popular demand, the Friends of the K-State Libraries present an encore piano performance with Dr. Slawomir Dobrzanski.  Dobrzanski teaches applied piano, chamber music and piano literature at K-State.  As a soloist and chamber musician, Dobrzanski often performs in Asia, Europe, South America and throughout the United States and Canada.  A wine and dessert reception follows the performance. Tickets can be purchased online at www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/concertseries
Cost: $30/person, $10/student
Contact: Darchelle Martin, libfrnds@k-state.edu, 785-532-7442

Hale Library Concert Series: Jazz In June
Jun 12 7:30 pm - 10 pm

Arts
, Hemisphere Room, Hale Library


The Friends of the K-State Libraries present Jazz in June with The Kansas State University Jazz-tet - Kurt Gartner, percussion; Wayne Goins, guitar; Paul Hunt, trombone; Tod Kerstetter, clarinet; and Gordon Lewis, bass - will be joined by Beau Thomas Jarvis, pianist. Tickets can be purchased online at www.found.ksu/edu/rsvp/concertseries


Event Type: Arts
Sponsors: Friends of the K-State Libraries, K-State Libraries
Website: http://www.found.ksu/edu/rsvp/concertseries
Cost: $30/person, $10/student
Contact: Darchelle Martin, libfrnds@k-state.edu, 785-532-7442