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Biting into Books at UNC Library’s First Annual Edible Book Contest

UNC Library indulged its appetite for books by inviting the UNC and local communities to submit tasty creations in its first annual Edible Book Contest April 11. Continue reading

Library at the North Carolina Science Expo April 12

Make the Library part of your expo fun with tours of the “Rooms of Wonder” exhibition in Wilson Library and an activity for kids at our booth on Cameron Ave. Continue reading

Art Library to Highlight Artists’ Books and Photobooks April 10

Nearly 100 recent additions to the collections of UNC’s Sloane Art Library will be on view during a free public event there on Thursday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

A UNC Quiz: Academic Freedom and University History

In conjunction with the Wilson Library exhibit A Right to Speak and to Hear: Academic Freedom and Free Expression at UNC, the University Gazette has published a quick quiz about the history of free speech at the University. Continue reading

Library Snapshot Day Is April 16

UNC’s first Library Snapshot Day will take place on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Smile! Continue reading

Library Exam-Week Activities Promote Balance, Fun

Therapy dogs, stories, book-making, meditation, and more. UNC Libraries can help bring balance to the stress of exam weeks. Continue reading

Take a Break; Make a Book! Dec. 6 in Davis Library

Got 10 minutes? You can make a book with the staff of the Preservation Department. Drop by Dec. 6 between 1 and 3 p.m. in Davis Library. Continue reading

Tar Heels Challenge the Wolfpack on the Gridiron and in the Archives October 27

Gridiron Glory Film Showings Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (continuous 20-minute loop) Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room Free and open to the public Information: (919) 962-3765 or wilsonlibrary@unc.edu The football rivalry between UNC and North Carolina State University will be played out in the archives as well as on the … Continue reading

Researching and Preserving African American Family History To Be Focus of Apr. 14 Workshop

Researching and preserving African American family history will be the topic of a workshop at Wilson Library on Saturday, Apr. 14. 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

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