Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator: Creating a Promotional Flyer (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe Illustrator. The training will cover key concepts and functions. Participants will incorporate elements of design in an illustrative process. The topics to be covered are:


Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Advanced Blender: Animation and Rendering

Participants will get an overview of the Blender UI and then learn basic concepts of modeling, parenting and rigging in order to animate a mechanical device. The second half of the workshop will go over applying materials, adding lighting and render options and features.


Friday, November 16, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)

Getting Started with ArcGIS Boot Camp (2-in-1 Combined Course)

All topics from the following two courses will be covered:


Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Fondren Library B43A

Virtual Machines and Research Data Storage at Rice

Learn how to use two new components of Rice’s Research Computing infrastructure:

1) The networked storage provided by the new Isilon (researchers receive 500GB for free and can scale from there) and other Research Data Facility resources, and


Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to Lightroom (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of using Adobe Lightroom to edit photos. The workshop will cover the following topics:


Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Patent Searching Class

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO and the European Patent Office (EPO).


Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space

FoFL 2019 GALA

2019 Friends of Fondren Library Gala


Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm
River Oaks Country Club