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Fall 2013 Friends of the UNCG Library Events

Friday, September 6 at UNCG & Saturday, September 7 at BOOKMARKS— A Visit with Historian James McPherson
9/6 Jackson Library Reading Room. UNCG, 1st Floor. 4 pm.
9/7 BOOKMARKS Festival, Winston-Salem  Times TBA

Saturday, September 7 at BOOKMARKS & Monday, September 9 at UNCG—Storyteller, Author and Musical Artist Bill Harley
9/7 - BOOKMARKS Festival, Winston-Salem. 12:30 and 4 pm.
9/9- Elliott University Center Auditorium UNCG, 7 pm.

Monday, October 21 —”Loving Jane” a public discussion led by Dr. Hephzibah Roskelly about Jane Austen and why she is so popular 200 years after Pride and Prejudice was first published (part of a series still being developed to celebrate Austen).  Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House, 7 pm.

Tuesday, October 29 —Author Jill McCorkle reading from her new book Life After Life and signing copies of her books, Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House, 4 pm. 

Saturday, November 9—Women Veterans Historical Project Luncheon and Panel Discussion.  For more information contact Beth Ann Koelsch at or 336-334-5838.  Fee, discount for veterans.  Sponsorship tables available.

Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussions 
For more information, contact Kimberly Lutz at 336-256-8598. Free.

Monday, September 16 — Book discussion of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander led by Steven Cureton, Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library 4 pm.

Monday, October  7—Book Discussion of The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, by Stephen Greenblatt led by David Wharton, Hodges Reading Room,  Jackson Library 7 pm.

Monday, November 4 — Book Discussion of The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai, by John Tayman, led by Janne and Rob Cannon, Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library, 4 pm.