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Information & links to the CCA Libraries. The CCA includes the following institutions: New College of Florida, The Ringling, Ringling College of Art & Design, State College of Florida and the University of South Florida - Sarasota Manatee.

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Fall 2018 CCA Library Events


@ New College + Ringling Museum - Literari Book Club- Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. @ New College or Fridays, 10:30 a.m. @ the Ringling Museum Library

  • A collaborative event between The Ringling Museum Art Library and the Jane Bancroft Cook Library of New College and University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee
  • a book group that discusses books about art and subjects reflecting the Ringling collections.
  • Free, no registration required


@ New College Cook Library - 2nd Annual Library After Dark- Wednesday, October 31, 2018

  • Treats, scary resources & crafts.   Costumes welcome.
  • 7:30-10:30 p.m


@ Ringling College of Art + Design - Onghena - Wednesday, October 31, 2018

  • A performance by An Onghena, artist and co-founder of the Belgian graphic design and print studio Kabinet, in which a normal piece of paper transitions into a dance and ends as a sculpture.
  • Goldstein Library, First Floor Lobby 
  • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.


@ State College of Florida - Library Speaker Series

The Message in Our Midterm Elections & film screening of Constitution USA: A More Perfect Union - Friday, November 9, 2018

  • Talk with Dr. Lars Hafner, political analyst, and former SCF president.
  • Library & Learning Center, Bld. 3.  Room 143/146
  • 9:30 Film/ 11:00 a.m. Speaker


@ New College Cook Library - International Games Night- Tuesday, November 13, 2018

  • 6:00-8:00.
  • Proceeded by Coffee Tasting at Library Coffee Bar [5-6:30 p.m.]


@ New College Cook Library - Human Library - Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • The focus will be on international experience.
  • Time [TBD]


@ Ringling College of Art + Design - Paper Jam – an alternative book fair - Saturday, December 1, 2018

  • Paper Jam is a new annual event at Ringling College of Art + Design bringing independent artists’ publishing to Sarasota and the Creative Coast. It features comics, zines, graphic novels, artists’ books, photobooks, creative writing, illustrated books, and experimental printed matter produced by the campus community, local community, and invited guest exhibitors.

  • Goldstein Library, First Floor Lobby 
  • Noon – 4:00 p.m.


@ The Ringling -Conversations with the Library -  From the Ancient Pyramids to a Voyage through Italy: Ringling Art Library’s Collection of Rare Travel Books

Saturday, January 22, 2019

  • A presentation by Elisa Hansen, Head of Library Services on the Ringling Art Library's collection of rare travel books.

  • A ticket is necessary for admission, and are free for Ringling members and $5 for the public. Tickets can be reserved on

  • Chao Lecture Hall of the Center for Asian Art at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art 

  • 10:30 a.m.