Library Events

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Library Events

About Us

The STC Library is committed to providing a welcoming and learning centered environment. Through our Library events, we engage our community and strive to support the curriculum. The Library continually collaborates with other STC departments to put together great events for our students and community. Library Services looks forward to bringing speakers, movies and other events to each of our five campuses.

Current & Upcoming Events

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Previous Events

Jose de la Luz Saenz Lecture Series Presents – Dr. Anthony Quiroz
Join us for a lecture on activism and the ongoing struggle with equality by Dr. Anthony Quiroz at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room on Nov. 8 at 6:00 PM.

“McFarland USA”
– Movie Screening

Join us for a multi-library viewing of the film “McFarland, USA” Sept. 28-30 as part of the Library’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. Click “Read More” for locations and start time.

John Valadez, filmmaker, presents “The Head Of Joaquin Murrieta”
Join us for a special screening of “The Head of Joaquin Murrieta” at the Pecan Campus Library’s Rainbow Room Sept. 22 at 6 pm, followed by a Q&A from the director.

Felipe Hinojosa “Latino Mennonites: Civil Rights, Faith, and Evangelical Culture”
Join us for a lecture and book signing event by Americo Paredes Book Award winner Felipe Hinojosa at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room on Sept. 30 at 6:00 pm.

Antonia Castañeda “Writing Chicanas Into History”
Join us for lecture and book signing events by Antonia Castaneda at the MidValley Library Oct. 5 at 10:00 AM, and at the Pecan Library Oct. 5 at 6:00 PM.

Presentations: Stephanie Fielding “Reviving Heritage Through Language”
Mar. 30th- 11:30 am, MidValley Library
Mar. 31st- 6:00 pm, Pecan Library

Movie: Selena at Starr Library on 20th Anniversary
March 31
Time- 12:00 pm at Starr Campus Library

Presentation: “Border Contraband: A History of Smuggling Across the Rio Grande”
April 6
- Time- 1:00 pm at MidValley library
- Time- 6:00 pm at Pecan Library
April 7
- Time- 10:00 am at Starr Library

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Library Events FAQs

Where can I find information about events, locations, and times?

You can find basic information on current and upcoming events here. You can find campus maps here.

Is there a fee to attend a library event?

No. Students, faculty, staff, and visitors may attend library events free of charge.

If I am visitor, where may I park for events?

Visitors are permitted to park in student parking areas during the scheduled event. If a visitor receives a parking citation during a library event for not having a valid STC permit, please contact the Senior Administrative Assistant, Joann Narvaez, at (956) 872-2645 or

May I bring my child to library events?

All library events are open to the community. Although events are generally intended for college audiences, children are allowed with adult supervision at library events. However, the library reserves the right to request that any disruptive child be removed by the responsible adult. Uncooperative adults may be reported to campus police.

If I attend an author talk, will the author’s books be available for purchase?

Frequently, books will be available for purchase at an author talk. For information on available titles and payment options, contact the STC Bookstore at (956) 872-2075.

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