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Celebrate UNC’s Persian Library Collections March 19

Three UNC graduate students will discuss their research and recent travels to Iran. Prof. Carl Ernst will provide context. Continue reading

Iranian Cinema Is Topic of Feb. 10 Program

Negar Mottahedeh, professor of literature at Duke University, will speak about contemporary Iranian film in a free public program at the FedEx Global Education Center. Continue reading

Program To Celebrate Recent Additions to Rare Book Collection – NEW DATE: March 31

Visitors will have the opportunity to examine books published over nearly five centuries. The materials on view all came to UNC in the last two years. Continue reading

Music Biographer Barry Mazor and Musician Dom Flemons at Wilson Library Feb. 6

A new biography of Ralph Peer and a musical performance are on the program. The Southern Folklife Collection in Wilson Library provided inspiration for both. Continue reading

Keep Exam Stress in Check with Canines, Gingerbread Houses, Kitties, Coffee

Campus libraries will offer special exam-time diversions to lower stress levels. Continue reading

“Told Under Frosty Moonlight” Winter Stories for Children of All Ages Dec. 4

Storytellers and musicians will entertain children of all ages at the Friends of the Library’s 22nd annual Winter Stories program Dec. 4. Continue reading

Student Map Competition Will Be Part of GIS Day Activities Nov. 19

UNC student mapmakers have a chance to win cash prizes as part of GIS Day at the UNC Libraries. Continue reading

University Libraries Celebrates the Research Hub Grand Opening

Nearly 200 members of the UNC community came together to celebrate the opening of the Research Hub in Davis Library on Oct. 23. Continue reading

Indie Photobooks Will Be Topic of Oct. 30 Panel Discussion, Display

A panel of artists and collectors will discuss the popularity of photobooks–books that photographers create around a particular theme or subject, and that make creative use of the book form. Continue reading

“Voices from Tobe” To Recall Groundbreaking Children’s Book Oct. 21

Program will bring together individuals associated with one of the first realistic portrayals of African Americans in a children’s book. The exhibition “Where is Tobe?” will continue through March 1 in Wilson Library. Continue reading