Upcoming and Current Happenings

 Art in the Library

Tea Cups | July through September 29, 2017

A sampling of Brenda Flores-Lopez’s personal teacup collection is on display through September 29.  Every teacup is unique and each has a story!  Drop by and take a moment to get a glimpse of a few of the stories that could be told if our dishes could speak. Brenda works in the Human Resources Department at Southern Adventist University.

Banned Book Week Celebration | September 8 through October 1, 2017

Join McKee Library in celebrating Banned Book Week, an annual event sponsored by the American Library Association. All library visitors are invited to take a photo using our props and check out a selection of banned books. The display will be available on the library's main floor September 8 through October 1, 2017.

Create a Bookmark Craft Station | October 2 through 16, 2017

All are invited to stop by the main floor of the library to create a free custom bookmark October 2 through 16. 

Celebrating 125 Years of Adventist Education at Southern | August through December, 2017

A historic look at God’s leading throughout Southern’s 125 years of providing Adventist education from humble beginnings in 1892 to the present, this chronological display of photos and artifacts will share glimpses of stories about some of the influential leaders, struggles that were overcome, and the university’s milestone accomplishments along the way. This exhibit will be on display on the library's first floor August through December, 2017.

Lamar Philips Display | August through December 12, 2017

Awesome Pictures of the World©is a photography art business owned by Lamar Phillips, a 2010 retired resident of Ooltewah, Tennessee and an SMC (SAU) ‘63 graduate. Most of his 15,000 pictures of landscapes, water scenes, horizons and sky capes, ancient buildings and ruins, animals, people, and flowers—which is his primary passion—are taken from one or more of the 52 countries he has visited, including eight countries where he and his wife have lived during the past 32 years as missionaries. The majority of the photos are from Western and Eastern Europe, Central and South America, the Middle East and the USA. Phillips has shown his art work in various venues in Hamilton and Bradley Counties of Tennessee, and Calhoun, Georgia. For further selections or purchases from his array of 50 or so framed pictures and many matted ones, you may contact him at lamadra2@hotmail.com or call 423-827-9801. The exhibit will be available on the library's second floor until December 12, 2017.


 Upcoming Therapy Dog Visits

  • Wednesday, September 20 from 5 to 6 pm
  • Thursday, October 5 from 3 to 4 pm
  • Wednesday, October 25 from 5 to 6 pm
  • Thursday, November 2 from 3 to 4 pm
  • Thursday, November 30 from 3 to 4 pm
  • Thursday, December 7 from 3 to 4 pm
  • Monday, December 11 from 3 to 4 pm