Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Fall Event Schedule of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries

All of the following events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Monday, September 14: Newbery Award Winning Children’s Book Author and Poet Kwame Alexander.
7 p.m. Elliott University Center Auditorium, UNCG. (Also at Bookmarks Festival on September 12 in Winston-Salem)

Monday, September 21: Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussion - Where Am I Wearing: A Global Tour to the
Countries, Factories, and People Who Make Our Clothes
, led by Jenny Dale and Lynda Kellam of the University Libraries.
4 p.m. Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library 2nd floor, UNCG. 

Wednesday, September 23: Presentation by Our State editor Elizabeth Hudson. 4 p.m. Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House, UNCG.

Thursday, October 1: Open House in the Newly-renovated Digital Media Commons/Digital ACT Studio. 4 p.m. Lower Level, Jackson Library.

Monday, October 5: Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussion - Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande, led by Emeritus Professor Dr. Janne Cannon of UNC Chapel Hill and Dr. Rob Cannon  of the Biology Department.
7 p.m. Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library 2nd floor.

Thursday, October 8: Presentation by North Carolina’s Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson.
4 p.m. Hodges Reading Room Jackson Library 2nd floor, UNCG.

Thursday, October 22: Margaret Maron Presents Women of Mystery - Charlaine Harris.  Reservations suggested, email barry_miller@uncg.edu.
7 p.m. Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House, UNCG.

Thursday, October 29: A Conversation with Emeritus Authors Ann Saab and Lollie White.
4 p.m. Hodges Reading Room Jackson Library 2nd floor, UNCG.

Monday, November 9: Friends of the UNCG Libraries Lecture and Book Discussion - Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan, led by Dr. Bob Gatten, Emeritus Professor of  Biology.
4 p.m. Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library 2nd floor.

Saturday, November 14: Women Veterans Luncheon (fee), exhibit and program featuring students who will perform a piece using oral histories from the Women Veterans Historical Project.  11:30-2:00 p.m. Cone Ballroom, Elliott University Center, UNCG.  For tickets and information call 336-334-5838.. 

You are asked to register for book discussions at
http://library.uncg.edu/giving/friends_of_the_libraries/Register.aspx .

Books in the  discussion series are available from the UNCG Bookstore, Scuppernong Books, Bookmarks and other area retailers.

Please contact Barry Miller at barry_miller@uncg.edu or 336-256-0112 at least one week prior to the event to request disability accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.




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