Category Archives: Salon Series

Library Hawk Squawk: Winners for our Fall Drawings; Spring Events

Welcome back! The library has a random drawing every three weeks for $25 Amazon cards for anyone who fills out a very short, 3-question survey after using our new Ask-a-Librarian service. Congrats to our first winners, Math and Sciences Instructor Mona … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Latino Film Showing, Circle Sing, Local Author

We have three great events in (or in front of) the Library over the next couple of weeks: Film showing, Monday, October 28, 12:30 – 1:25: Latino Americans - It’s a chronicle of 500 years of Latino/a history, documenting immigration and … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk, 11/28/12: Extended Finals Hours, New “Best” Books, Student Reading

BOOKS GALORE: We just received a pile of excellent pleasure reading, including many “best of” books, such as Best American Short Stories and Best Food Writing, and more good stuff is on the way. Don’t despair if you can’t enjoy … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: 11/5 Dan Schmidt Reading, “Domestic Drafts”

NOTE: This Friday, November 2, the Library will delay opening until 1 pm so that contractors can finish safety-related electrical work. Thank you for your understanding! On Monday November 5, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, pm Holy Names University professor Dan … Continue reading

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Cushing Salon, 3/15/2012: Thomas Peele, Killing the Messenger

Thursday, March 15, 7-8 pm, the Cushing Library at Holy Names University in Oakland (directions here) continues its Salon Series with a book talk and signing by award-winning local investigative reporter Thomas Peele,who will be reading from Killing the Messenger: … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk, 2-8-12: Doug Jones Valentine Concert, Back to the Future

DOUG JONES IN CONCERT, Tuesday, February 14, 12:30 – 1:30 in the Library: HNU student and gifted musician Doug Jones returns to the Cushing Library for a special Valentine’s Day piano recital featuring Doug’s original compositions. Drop in and out … Continue reading

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Cushing Salon, Tues Feb 7: Belo Cipriani, Blind: A Memoir

Tuesday, February 7, 7-8 p.m., the Cushing Library at Holy Names University (3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland CA)  is hosting a book talk by Holy Names student and sparkling memoirist Belo Cipriani. Belo’s autobiography, Blind: A Memoir, chronicles his experiences after … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Giant Post-Its, Art Talk Pix, Spring Salons

Return of the Giant Post-Its We have hung more Giant Post-Its around the library to solicit feedback on our services and resources. Based on the dozens of responses we’ve had so far, the leading issues are longer hours, more study … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Art Talk, Good Books, Hours, More Events

First Cushing Salon of the Season: Art Talk and Exhibit by HNU Student Alex Sing: “My Path to Art” Thursday January 19, 7 – 8 p.m., Cushing Library Glass Lounge. Open to the public. Holy Names Student Alex Sing, the … Continue reading

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Library Hawk Squawk: Lights! Camera! Action!

We have TWO events coming up, and first-year students take note, both are  Connections-Project approved!  Light refreshments served. All are welcome. Drop in when you can, leave or stay as the spirit moves you. Tonight, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 16 … Continue reading

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