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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

Make Your Own Book at Library Preservation Event April 27

The staff of the Library’s Preservation Department invites you to make your own book. On the afternoon of April 27, room 214 Davis Library will become a makeshift bindery. Students, faculty, staff, and visitors will be able to sew—and keep—a small pamphlet with a decorative cover. The sewing process will only take about ten minutes. 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

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

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

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