Upcoming and Current Happenings

 Art in the Library

Elizabeth Bame Art Exhibit | April 4 through August 1, 2017

A collection of paintings created by Elizabeth Bame will be on display on the library's second floor until August 1, 2017. Most of the paintings in this exhibit come from photos that she has taken while traveling in the US and abroad. “My prayer is that this artwork may draw you to look at the nature around you more closely and therefore point you to the Creator of all the beauty that surrounds us."

Tea Cups | July through August 17, 2017

A sampling of Brenda Flores-Lopez’s personal teacup collection is on display through August 17.  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.

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, 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.


 Upcoming Therapy Dog Visits

  • Wednesday, August 23 from 5 to 6 pm
  • Thursday, September 7 from 3 to 4 pm
  • 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