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Library at the North Carolina Science Expo April 12


The North Carolina Science Expo returns to UNC April 12, 2014, as part of the statewide Science Festival.

This year, make the Library part of your fun. We’ll offer special tours of the Rooms of Wonder exhibition in Wilson Library. At our booth on Cameron Avenue, little ones can start their own collecting passion using rocks, coral, and other items we’ll supply.

Gallery Tours: Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865
Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room
Wilson Special Collections Library
Tour times: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Learn about the precursor of the modern museum through 41 rare books and prints from the private collection of UNC alumna Florence Fearrington (class of 1958) and from the Rare Book Collection.

Children’s Activity: Curiosity and Collecting
UNC Library booth
Cameron Avenue, in front of South Building
Start a “cabinet of curiosity.” In conjunction with the Wilson Library exhibition Rooms of Wonder, come launch a collection with interesting objects such as shells and minerals.


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