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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

2nd Book Drive for Pediatric Cancer Patients at UNC Through Dec. 9

UNC departments and organizations are sponsoring a second book drive on behalf of the Book Fairy, an organization that donates children’s books to the Pediatric Oncology Clinic at UNC Hospitals. Books will be collected Nov. 8 through Dec. 9, 2010, at locations around campus. Continue reading

Tribute to Author Tim McLaurin, Nov. 7 at Fearrington Village

North Carolina author Tim McLaurin will be remembered with a symposium, film screening and music on Nov. 7, 2010, at 3 p.m., at The Barn at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, N.C. Writers Clyde Edgerton, Lee Smith, Hal Crowther, and Jill McCorkle will be among those paying homage to McLaurin. The free public event is sponsored by UNC Friends of the Library, the North Carolina State University Department of English, and McIntyre’s Books at Fearrington Village. Continue reading

Open Access Grants, Events Featured During Open Access Week

Open Access Week 2010 comes to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus through a series of campus and local events and the launch of the 2010-11 Open Access Authors’ Fund to assist UNC researchers who wish to publish in open access venues. Continue reading

Carolina Library Community Building Project for Habitat Kicks Off

The Carolina Library Community Building Project has kicked off in support of the UNC Build a Block Program. Find out what the program is, and how to volunteer time or make a donation. Continue reading

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