This week, University Libraries joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. A national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country, National Library Week is April 12-18, 2015. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. Read more about National Library Week here.
Monday, April 13 – Library Elevators
Break it down in Jerome as part of the elevator dance parties.
Wednesday, April 15, 11:00 a.m., William T. Jerome Library
Friends Dunkin Donuts – 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 15, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., William T. Jerome Library, 1st Floor
Free Popcorn – Enjoy an afternoon snack courtesy of Library Teaching & Learning.
Thursday, April 16, 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m., First Floor Atrium
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-six 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.
Thursday, April 16, 7:30 p.m., Thinkers Cafe
Grown Up Story Time – Reminiscent of the story times from your youth, but tailored to your grown up interests. Snacks will be provided.
Friday, April 17, 12:00 pm, First Floor
Falcon Friday – Freddie, Frieda, and the BG spirit crew will visit the library to pass out goodies and spread falcon spirit.
Prize Patrol – Staff from the Curriculum Resource Center will be patrolling the library with book related questions and fabulous prizes for students and staff.
Themed Bookshelf Display – Selected books will focus on famous libraries, fiction about libraries or librarians, and books about using libraries.
Book Swap – Students, faculty, staff can “bring a book and take a book” from a table in the Learning Commons throughout the week.
Grab Bags – Visit the Music Library and Sound Recording Archives for a grab bag of sound recordings.
Curriculum Resource Center Selfie Contest – Follow us Instagram or Twitter and take a selfie in the CRC or with a CRC item. Then, post the photo to either of those social media sites to win a prize. All posts between April 12 and April 18 will win a book for our prize selection and be entered in a grand prize drawing for a $15 BGSU Bookstore Gift Card! P.S. Don’t forget to tag us (@bgsucrc) & hasttag it #crcselfie!
Young Adult Book Tasting in the Curriculum Resource Center – Join us any time on the second floor of the library for a taste of what we have to offer. Use our menu to rate books and record your personal reviews. All books are available for “take out”.