Category Archives: News & Updates

New Create Space in STL

Come check out the Sojourner Truth Library’s new Create Space, open to the SUNY New Paltz community and the general public.  The space is stocked with some basic craft supplies (glue sticks, rulers, scissors, carpentry tools) and donations from campus (yarn, … Continue reading

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Late Night Study is open All Night through this Thursday!

The Late Night Study in Sojourner Truth Library is open all night through Thursday, October 6, 2016 The LNS is located just past The Truth Cafe, to the right.  Starting at 12 midnight, 30 minutes before the Library closes, this spacious well-lit room … Continue reading

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Extended Hours for the Late Night Study

The Late Night Study in Sojourner Truth Library is open all night through Thursday/Friday March 17/18! The LNS is located just past Peet’s Cafe, to the right.  From 30 minutes before the Library closes, you can now head there, borrow a … Continue reading

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Conversation-One

Let’s talk. A small group of NP students, faculty and staff have been meeting as regularly as we can to talk about ways we can help each other and our campus deal with bias, racism, sexism, exclusion.  We talk about … Continue reading

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The Library Is Open! – A Semester-Long Celebration

People from every part of our community have come together to help celebrate the reopening of the Library’s beautiful new main floor!  (Full Schedule) Events center on two themes: Life and Impact of Sojourner Truth: former enslaved person, African descended resident of Ulster … Continue reading

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Welcome back… and Welcome!

The beautifully renovated Sojourner Truth Library main floor is open for business! Come visit: The Front Desk – combining access to all library services: Circulation/ILL/Reserves, Reference/Research Help & Tech Help; the Information Commons – with 80 PCs, 3 high-speed printers, … Continue reading

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STL Today – some disruption but major progress!

Dean’s Update – Renovation enters Phase 4 On Friday the Library Renovation project moved into phase IV. This is a major step toward our target of reopening of the main floor in early January. More about that in a post to follow … Continue reading

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More STL Progress – Now with Furniture!

I visited the Student Association Senate last night and shared some of the latest pics from the main floor.  They suggested I share them with the whole campus, so here they are. Hope they whet your appetite!  The effect of the new furniture … Continue reading

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Open Forum on Sojourner Truth Library Renovation

Next week we will once again offer the community a chance to meet informally with some of the folks responsible for overseeing the renovation project.  I will be joined by Megan Smailer and Doug Judson from Facilities Design and Construction to … Continue reading

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The END is NEAR!

Coming Soon: More Space for YOU! [thanks to Joleen McInnis for this terrific update] Furniture for the public areas is slowly arriving and the Library’s Main Floor is really beginning to take shape! Soon, the staff will move into their … Continue reading

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