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Student Library Survey: Enter to Win an Amazon.com Gift Card

The UNC Library is conducting a survey of students. Participants can enter a drawing for one of 25 $10 gift certificates. Continue reading

Expert Arthur MacGregor to Discuss “Rooms of Wonder” Feb. 20

Free public lecture marks the opening of the exhibition “Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865″ in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865

Three centuries of “cabinets of curiosities” from the collections of Florence Fearrington (UNC class of 1958) and the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library. Continue reading

The Order of the Golden Fleece: “To Restore Unity to Campus Life”

Explore the history, traditions, and accomplishments of the UNC honor society in an exhibit at Wilson Library. Continue reading

Lawrence Earley To Speak About Photographs of Down East Fishing Boats

Photographer and author Lawrence Early will discuss his book “The Workboats of Core Sound: Stories and Photographs of a Changing World” on Feb. 6 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Appointment: Rare Book Research Librarian

Emily Kader is Rare Book Research Librarian at Wilson Library, effective January 1, 2014. Continue reading

Library Winter Break and Intersession Hours

Most UNC campus libraries will close at 5 or 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 and will be open on limited schedules through Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Continue reading

Library Phones and Numbers Will Change Dec. 9

On Monday, Dec. 9, expect temporary disruptions to UNC Library telephone numbers. As part of the University’s transition to a Voice over IP (VoIP) system, Library telephones will change over that day. Continue reading

“Cold but Cuddly” Winter Stories for Children of All Ages Dec. 5

Storytellers and musicians will entertain children of all ages at UNC Friends of the Library’s 21st annual Winter Stories program on Dec. 5 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Book Drive Seeks 10,000th Book for UNC Pediatric Cancer Patients

UNC Libraries and campus partners are now collecting children’s books for the Book Fairy, an organization that donates books to the Pediatric Oncology Clinic at the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

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