National Library Week Activities

National Library Week, April 14-20, 2013, is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support.  Visit the library and enjoy some of these special activities.

Monday, April 15, 11:00 a.m., Pallister Conference Room
Join the Friends of the University Libraries for a presentation by BG resident, Russ Frye, as he speaks about his Little Free Library and his local initiative to promote literacy and the love of reading through a free book exchange.  All guests are kindly asked to bring a book to donate to the Little Free Library.

Tuesday, April 16, 11:00 a.m., William T. Jerome Library
In commemoration of this week, the Friends of the University Libraries will serve Dunkin Donuts to our patrons so they can enjoy a treat while taking a break from studying.

Wednesday, April 17, 11:30 a.m., William T. Jerome Library
Library Staff Recognition Event.

ARCH 3220 Design Studio 3
Façade Study, Jerome Library Wrap
Exhibit Opening: April 17, 2:00 – 4:00

The exercise intends to explore a new addition to the base of the existing iconic Jerome Library. The study takes the form of 25 foot structural bays that are linked vertically and horizontally. The student’s exhibit contain an analysis of the façade, section and building envelope.  The exhibit will remain open from April 17 through April 30, 2013.

Thursday, April 18, 3:30 pm-5:00 pm, Authors & Artists
The Friends of the University Libraries will honor BGSU faculty and staff members for their scholarly publications and artistic achievements. During the past twenty-four years, The Friends have publicly expressed appreciation to more than 1,400 BGSU faculty and staff for their important contributions to their disciplines, the culture, and the University.

Weeklong Events:
Free Popcorn
– Things will be popping in the library! Fresh popcorn will be available in the various locations throughout the library.

Prize Patrol – Staff from the Curriculum Resource Center will be patrolling the library with book related questions and fabulous prizes.

Activities Sponsored by the Learning Commons

Library trivia and cool facts available on the Learning Commons Facebook page.

T-shirt giveaway contest

“Falcon Friday” brown and orange frosted cookies on Friday, April 19.