Pearson Library Events
Edible Book Festival
April 10, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
It's time for the 5th Annual Edible Book Festival at Pearson Library! Express your creativity and culinary skills by creating a dessert or food that features your favorite book or literary theme!
Win an Alexa Dot!!!
Entries will be judged by a panel of artists, chefs, and literary lovers. Target gift cards will be awarded for Best Overall, Most Creative, and Best Tasting.
You can enter a creation or sign up to be a judge! If not, come on by to eat! Anyone who brings an item for the CLU Food Pantry will be entered to win a $15 Target
All entries are expected to be thoroughy consumed by the end of the event. Yum! 😋
A Night With the Author
Monday, April 9th. 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Lundring Event Center
In a book that is as much a collection of insights into war, torture, art, and healing as it is a meditation on the world we live in today, Sarah Sentilles dissects the role of art and the visual in the psychology of violence. Draw Your Weapons serves as a guide down a thought-provoking path into some of the darker moments of our modern history.
Sarah Sentilles is a writer, critical theorist, scholar of religion and author. At the core of her scholarship, writing and activism is a commitment to investigating the roles that language, images and practices play in oppression, violence, social transformation and justice movements. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Yale and master’s and doctoral degrees at Harvard.
Migration Butterfly Mural
Unveiling and DREAMer Demonstration of Solidarity
Monday, March 5, 12:20 pm
Come see and hear about the temporary migration butterfly mural and its placement
in the Pearson Library.
Afterwards, join us in a demonstration of support for our DREAMer Students, in view of the March 5th. deadline President Trump set to end the DACA program. We will move from the library to Luther with signs and voices. You are welcome to come to the library on 3/1 – 3/5 to make your own sign to carry, or the CEJ on 3/1, 3/2, or 3/5.
Dr. Paloma Vargas helping with the painting.
Release the Stress Before
May 1 -May 10
Come by the library for a little stress relief prior to finals week! It's a Pearson Library Tradition!
Puppies - Tuesday, May 2, 11am-1pm
Miniature Horse - Wed., May 3, 11am-1pm
Bounce House – Thursday, May 4, 10am-6pm
Massage – Monday, May 1, 2-4pm
Coffee – May 2 through May 10, @ 6pm
Arts and Crafts - Every Day
Photo Booth - Every Day
Edible Book Festival
Wednesday April 5th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
It's time for the 4th Annual Edible Book Festival at Pearson Library! Come show your creativity and culinary skills by creating a dessert
that features your favorite book cover or theme!
Desserts will be judged by a not-so-professional panel of artists, chefs, and literary aficianados. Giftcards will be awarded for Best Overall, Most Creative, and Best Tasting.
For those not willing to be judged, come, see, and taste the creations. All entries are expected to be thoroughly consumed by the end of the event. Yum!
Illustration from The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers.
Information Technology Services
Tech Expo 2017
Join our ITS team
for hands-on demonstrations of new technologies. Come on by to get your hands on some swag, and enter a drawing for the chance to win one of ten Google Cardboard virtual reality viewers!
Head on over to the chapel for a lecture on innovation in education by Google Global Education Evangelist Jaime Casap!
News Engagement Day Read-In
October 4, 2016
Join us at 11:25 am in Richter Hall, and then at 11:45 to read at the Flagpole!
All are welcome to hear our librarian Yvonne WIlber highlight media resources available to students, followed by professor Jose Marichal, who will talk about the importance of being informed– particularly in this election year.
At approximately 11:45 a.m. we will move to the flagpole on Memorial Parkway for a public news reading. Participants will have the opportunity to read copies of that day’s news—donated by the Ventura County Star—as well as the Cal Lutheran student newspaper, The Echo.
Pearson Library, Writing Center,
& ITS Help Desk Open House
This year the Pearson Library, Writing Center, and ITS collaborated to create a shared Open House for Freshmen Students and their parents. Using a "Super-Heroes" theme, students were able to meet staff, learn about the services and resources available, and enjoy games and activities. Parents were able to tour and participate in the activities, and we also had a coffee lounge in one of the library atriums.
Release the Stress Before the Test Week May 2-6
Feeling the stress of final exams looming over your head? Come by the Pearson library for stress-reducing events and activities.
Springer Publishing Workshops
for Faculty and Students, April 12
These workshops are designed to help faculty and graduate & undergraduate students understand the ins and outs of getting published. Springer publications will be on hand to share best practices and the tips of the trade to help you publish!
Students can register here.
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Edible Book Festival
April 1, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
It's time for the 3rd Annual Edible Book Festival at Pearson Library! Come show your creativity and culinary skills by creating a dessert that features your favorite book cover or theme! The sky is the limit (especially if it is Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs!).
Desserts will be judged by a not-so-professional panel of artists, chefs, and literary aficianodos. Prizes will be awarded for Best Overall, Most Creative, and Best Tasting.
For those not willing to be judged, come, see, and taste the creations. All entries are expected to be thoroughy consumed by the end of the event. Yum!
For more information and how to enter, click here.
Two of our illustrious judges from 2015.
Author Visit: Katrina Karkasis Wednesday, March 2
11:45 am - 12:50 pm, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Lundring Event Center
Release the Stress Before the Test!
December 7 - 11
All Week: AT-AT Snack Attack, Coffee, Photo Booth
Monday: 3pm Lightsaber Battle, 4-6pm Arts & Crafts
Tuesday: 11am-1pm Puppies! 2:30-3pm YodaYoga
6-7pm Hour of Code
Wednesday: 10am-12pm, 1-2pm Massages (by appt)
3-5pm Shelter Hope Dogs, 4-8pm Winter Write-in
Thursday: 2-4pm Therapy Dogs,
8pm AT-AT Snack Attack
Friday: 11am-1pm Miniature Horse
7-9pm Classic Movie Night- The Clone Wars
Veterans Dessert Reception: Friday October 2, 4:00-5:00
Join us to honor Nigel "Tony" Boucher, Matt E. Valenzuela, and the VFW Post 10049 for providing us with the materials in our First Year Experience Vietnam exhibit (see below). Tony is the Founder & Curator, and Matt is the Director of the VFW Museum of Military History at the Simi Valley Town Center.
First Year Experience Vietnam Exhibit
This year our freshmen are interacting with the Vietnam War memoir, The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, and experiencing the Theatre Arts production, Under Fire: Stories about Combat Veterans Across Generations by theater arts professor Michael J. Arndt.
As part of the experience, the Pearson Library has installed an exhibit of Vietnam War memorabilia in collaboration with the CLU Office of Veteran Resources. Artifacts for the installation were generously supplied by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10049 and the Museum of Military History Posters and Memorabilia located in the Simi Valley Town Center.
Through October 2.
The Semester Awakens
The theme for this semester is Star Wars and our students workers could not have had more fun preparing for Freshman Orientation. (More fun than Harry Potter Expecto De-Stressum? Hmmm.) Look forward to continued interaction with the Force as the semester progresses.