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Bake Sale To Benefit Habitat for Humanity Sept. 20

The Carolina Library Community will hold a bake sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 in front of Davis Library. Delicious goodies for $1. Continue reading

Library Pets Help Raise Funds for Habitat

Meet the Library pets at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who helped raise more than $700 for Habitat for Humanity in a staff pet photo contest. Continue reading

Children’s Author Bob Forbes To Read from Let’s Have a Bite! May 7

All ages are invited to “a banquet of beastly rhymes” with author Bob Forbes, as he reads from his newest collection of poetry for children, on Saturday, May 7, at 3 p.m., in the Wilson Special Collections Library. “Let’s Have a Bite! A Banquet of Beastly Rhymes” (Overlook Press) features thirty-three “delectable rhymes about animals naughty and nice.” Characters including a photogenic buffalo, a color-changing emu, and a well-dressed narwhal are illustrated by British artist Ronald Searle. Continue reading

Do Good! Eat Cupcakes! April 27 Outside Davis Library

Cupcake Walk and Sale to Benefit Habitat for Humanity Wednesday, April 27, 2011 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (or until the cupcakes are gone) In front of Davis Library Share as Facebook event Update (May 4, 2011): $769 raised for Habitat. Thank you, bakers and buyers! Members of the Carolina Library Community plan to make … Continue reading

Children of All Ages Invited to Interactive Program of Music, Stories with Faye Stanley April 25

An interactive performance by Faye Stanley on April 25 will feature an array of musical and multicultural games, stories, and songs for all ages. The free public program will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of the Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Children and families are welcome and encouraged to attend. Continue reading

UNC Library Community Volunteers Sponsor Beach Bingo for Habitat, Feb. 24

Members of the Carolina Library Community have organized a Beach Bingo night to support the UNC Build-a-Block effort for Habitat for Humanity. Join the fun Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at the Carrboro Century Center from 6-9 p.m. Continue reading

Local Businesses Support Habitat Build a Block Nov. 24

Several Chapel Hill establishments will assist the Carolina Library Community Build a Block effort for Habitat for Humanity by accepting contributions from patrons on the evening of Nov. 24. The businesses are: Blue Horn Lounge Bub O’Malley’s The Cave East End Oyster & Martini Bar He’s Not Here Local 506 Orange County Social Club Recovery … Continue reading

UNC Library Community “Builds a Block” for Habitat

The Carolina Library Community is participating in the campus-wide UNC Class of 2011 Build a Block project. Build a Block is a student-led initiative to build ten Habitat for Humanity houses for families of UNC staff over the 2010-2011 academic school year. As Build a Block champions, the University Libraries and the School of Information … Continue reading

Winter Stories Program Dec. 9

Storytellers and musicians will entertain children of all ages at Friends of the Library’s 18th annual Winter Stories program on Dec. 9 in Wilson Library. The program will begin with juice and cookies at 5 p.m. in the lobby. Instrumental music will begin at 5:15 p.m. and storytelling at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

Special Showings of Gridiron Glory for UNC Community, Nov. 19

The Wilson Special Collections Library will offer the UNC campus community two lunchtime showings of Gridiron Glory on Friday, November 19, at noon and 12:30 p.m., in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room. Gridiron Glory features archival film footage of Tar Heel football games past. Continue reading