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Banned Books Reading in the Pit Sept. 30

Update, Sept. 30: Moved to rain location inside Bull’s Head Bookshop A banned books reading in the Pit will be part of UNC’s celebration of First Amendment Day on Sept. 30. Join Chancellor Holden Thorp, University Librarian Sarah Michalak, campus leaders, and others as they read from books that have been targets of attempted bannings. … Continue reading

Help Build a House for Habitat: Library House Kickoff Meeting Sept. 23

Members of the UNC community interested in building or sponsoring a Library House for Habitat for Humanity of Orange County are invited to a project kickoff meeting Sept. 23, 2010. The one-hour meeting will start at 12:30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room in Wilson Library on the UNC campus. Continue reading

Hugh Morton Photographs will be Topic of Summer Programs in Wilmington and Boone

Photographer Hugh Morton traveled North Carolina and the United States from the 1930s until his death in 2006. The half-million photographs of the people, places, and events he encountered are now part of the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This summer, free public programs in Wilmington and Boone, … Continue reading

Cultural Significance of Dance Theme of Program March 2

Cultural Significance of Dance Lecture and performance Tuesday, March 2, 2010 1 – 2 p.m. Wilson Special Collections Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room Free and open to the public Information: Katelyn Ander, khander@email.unc.edu or (919) 962-2559 John Caldwell, lecturer in Hindi-Urdu in the Department of Asian Studies at UNC, will present a lecture on the … Continue reading

Visit Wilson Library During CHAT Festival

The Wilson Special Collections Library will be a venue for the CHAT Festival, taking place Feb. 16 – 20, 2010, on the UNC campus. CHAT (Collaborations: Humanities, Arts & Technology) will draw together diverse digital resources of the Triangle and explore the ways that digital technologies are transforming the arts and humanities. In Wilson Library, … Continue reading

Library User Survey to Take Place During 2010

The University will be conducting surveys of library users every month during 2010. The surveys will take place in some campus libraries and also online when users connect to library resources. The in-person survey will take place each month during 2010 in Davis Library, Wilson Library, and the Health Sciences Library for one randomly selected … Continue reading

Updated: 2,377 Books for Pediatric Cancer Patients at UNC

A campus book drive at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has collected more than 2,000 books to benefit pediatric cancer patients at UNC Hospitals. Continue reading

Patti Thorp, UNC’s First Lady, is Book Drive Chair (Video)

Patti Thorp, wife of UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp, is this year’s honorary chair for the campus book drive to benefit pediatric cancer patients at the UNC Hospitals. In this video, Patti Thorp meets the Book Fairy, who brings books to the Pediatric Oncology Clinic, and some of the special people involved with the program. Donate … Continue reading

Winter Stories Program Dec. 10

A Seasoning of Stories and Songs 17th Annual Winter Stories Program for Children of All Ages Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 Refreshments: 5 p.m. Program: 5:45 p.m. Wilson Special Collections Library Free and open to the public Information: Liza Terll, Friends of the Library, (919) 962-4207 Storytellers and musicians will entertain children of all ages at … Continue reading

Book Drive to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Patients at UNC

Book Drive Discount at Bull’s Head Bookshop The Bull’s Head Bookshop will offer a 25% discount on children’s books purchased for donation to the book drive. At the time of purchase simply mention the phrase, “Book Fairy” to the staff. Find information about the 2010 book drive here! New: Patti Thorp, UNC’s First Lady, is … Continue reading

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