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Alumnus Will Boost New Friends of the Library Gifts

UNC alumnus Howard Holsenbeck will add $100 to the first 100 new Friends of the Library memberships of at least $100 each. Gifts must be made by Dec. 31, 2011. Continue reading

Library Launches Third Book Drive for Pediatric Cancer Patients

The third campus book drive for pediatric cancer patients at UNC will take place Nov. 14 through Dec. 8, 2011. Continue reading

Original Siamese Twins To Be Topic of Talk by Playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, Dec. 6

Playwright Philip Kan Gotanda will speak Dec. 6 in Wilson Library about his new play, I Dream of Chang and Eng, which reimagines the lives of Chang and Eng Bunker, the original Siamese Twins. Undergraduates who have been studying the Bunkers for a class will present their work and read from the play. Continue reading

Trivia Night in Wilson Library To Benefit Habitat, Nov. 4

A trivia contest and raffle in UNC’s Wilson Library on Nov. 4, 2011, will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. Continue reading

“Banned and Rare” Readings To Mark First Amendment Day, Sept. 27

Members of the UNC community will read from original editions of banned and censored books in Wilson Library on Sept. 27 as part of UNC’s third annual First Amendment Day celebration. Continue reading

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