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Carolyn Weill LeBauer Fund is Established

In this season of Thanksgiving, we take a moment to appreciate one of the many special donors to our University Libraries and say thank you to all. Carolyn Weill LeBauer, a 1936 graduate of Woman’s College, cherished her alma mater.She was a Greensboro native who contributed greatly to the community through her association with civic, cultural and medical auxiliary activities over many years.She died in March 2012, and we are pleased to announce that her estate has now established the Carolyn Weill LeBauer Fund to support the book arts collection housed in the Special Collections of Jackson Library at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro..
“This is an appropriate way to honor Carolyn’s memory and interests,” says Dean Rosann Bazirjian of the University Libraries.“She was a member the Friends of the UNCG Libraries for many years, and she and her husband Maurice gave a special volume to the book arts collection back in 1975, one which remains one of the jewels of our collection.…

Community Literary Events

From our Friends at the Center for Creative Writing in the Arts at UNCG comes this calendar of upcoming events:

Winston-Salem Writers’ Open Mic Night—Tuesday, November 20th, 7:00PM
Community Arts Café, 411 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Free and open to the public
You’re invited to join in on the third Tuesday of each month for an open mic. Read 5-minute excerpts from your prose or poetry to a friendly and receptive audience. Unlike a “slam,” there’s no judging. Sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverages are available for purchase.

Local Author Mary Flinn Book Launch: A Forever Man—Tuesday, November 20th, 6:00PM
Bistro 150—Oak Ridge Commons, 2205 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge, NC 27310
Free and open to the public
Award-winning Greensboro author Mary Flinn launches A Forever Man, her fourth novel in the saga beginning with The One.
Autographed copies will be available for purchase just in time for holiday shopping.
Guests are encouraged to stay and dine at one of Oak Ridge…