• Humanities,  Library News,  Library Programs,  New Books

    SPS welcomes Poet Safia Elhillo February 12th

    On Monday, February 12th, Safia Elhillo will be giving a poetry workshop and reading at Ohrstrom Library – see our event listing for details. Safia is the author of The January Children and the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem, The Conversation, Crescendo Literary, and The Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Incubator. In addition to appearing in several journals and anthologies, her work has been translated into Arabic, Japanese, Estonian, and Greek. With Fatimah Asghar, she is co-editor of the anthology Halal If You Hear Me. She is currently a teaching artist with Split This Rock. Ohrstrom Library has Safia’s book, The January Children, available: The January Children- “Elhillo contemplates the meaning…

  • History,  Humanities,  Library News

    Witchcraft Programming Event

    We are making preparations for tomorrow evening's event with historian Margo Burns, who will be speaking in the library on the Capital Crime of Witchcraft: What the Primary Sources Tell Us. The program starts at 7:00 pm - all are welcome to join us! #ohrstromlibrary #libraryevent #speaker #margoburns #witchcraft #witchhunt #skull #primarysource #librariesofinstagram

  • Humanities,  Language,  Library News,  Library Programs

    Visiting Poet and Translator Ewa Chrusciel

    Visiting poet and translator Ewa Chrusciel gave a delightful presentation in Ohrstrom Library's Fine Arts Room to Ms. Jone's Creative Writing class this morning, discussing the subtleties of language and the challenges of translating poetry. #ohrstromlibrary #ewachrusciel #poet #translator #visitingauthor #creativewriting #fineartsroom #translation #iamsps #humanities

  • Humanities,  Library News

    Author Visit: Terry Farish

    We enjoyed a wonderful visit with Terry Farish today where she spoke to three of our Humanities classes about her book, The Good Braider. Come to the library and check out one of her books! #ohrstromlibrary #terryfarish #thegoodbraider #yalit #iamsps #librariesofinstagram #authorsofinstagram #authorvisit #libraryevents