National Library Week is April 14-18.
April 10, 2008
National Library Week activities include the following public events: An ECSU Solo Student’s Art Show will open on April 14 featuring the work of ECSU painter Tamaeo Moore. Ms. Moore will be showing a group of paintings inspired by the early 19th century movement the " Fauves" (Wild Beasts), so called due to the vibrancy of their colors and the boldness of their style. A group of Moore’s drawings will also be on display. Come meet the artist from 2 to 4pm April 14 and have a cup of gourmet coffee. Organic coffee will be provided compliments of Muddy Waters Cafe. On April 15, there will be a Children’s Story Hour. Stories will be read by Susan Hingel of Page After Page Bookstore, and a short Charlie Brown film will be shown by the ECSU Library Club in the Board Room at 10 am. Page After Page will set up a Book Display and Sale from 10 am till 2 pm. On April 16, the G. R. Little staff will celebrate Library Workers’ Day. Come and celebrate with us, grab a book, chat with a librarian, explore our databases full of up-to-date information on just about any subject- discover something new! On April 17, the G.R. Little Library will present our National Library Week Program at 1:30 pm in the G. R. Little Theatre. A student life discussion featuring ECSU’s Celeste Trehan, Sha-teisa Sharpe, Christina Hager, and Cheneice Arthur. Our host and moderator will be Mr. ECSU- William Allen Thomas. Come hear what they have to say about student life, basketball, the world, and of course "libraries". A reception follows afterwards in the Board Room with music provided by the ECSU Music Department and refreshments. Monday through Friday will be Library Amnesty Week. Return overdue books during this week but pay no any fines. (Does not apply to pre-existing fines) The G. R. Little University Archives will post a photo exhibit downstairs near the library entrance featuring ECSU alumni. During the month of April, the staff will hold the Friends of the Library membership campaign. Supporters contribute their time and money for the library’s improvement. For further information call the Reference Desk at 335-3433 First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.
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