Events

"Food for Fines" Project December 12 - December 20, 2011

The Belk Library Student Advisory Group (in cooperation with Library Administration) will be doing a service learning project by sponsoring a "Food for Fines" drive beginning Monday, December 12th at 7:30 am until Dec 20th at 6 pm. 

Starting Monday, 12/12, we will be accepting 1 canned food item for every $1.00 (or partial part of a $1.00) owed on fines up to $15.00. NOTE:  Fines that have already been sent to Student Accounts are not eligible for this offer.  Canned good cannot be credited toward lost book charges.

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Work, Life and Fun in Modern China

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2011

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Belk Library, room 421

The Doorways International Program Series presents "Work, Life & Fun in Modern China" a panel presentation with visiting Chinese Scholars. Come and hear about life, work and fun in modern China. This is an interactive panel so be curious and bring questions! There might even be tasty tidbits of Chinese food to sample.

Civil War Resources Open House

On Thursday, October 27, Special Collections will host an open house showcasing Civil War resources from the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection. The open house will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Rhinehart Room on the 4th Floor of Belk Library and Special Collections. Come see maps, books, letters, and other historic materials documenting the American Civil War, 1861-1865. Special Collections is holding this open house in celebration of North Carolina Archives Week, October 24-29, 2011.

Faculty and Graduate Research Fair

The library hosted The Faculty and Graduate Research Fair on October 21, 2011. Sixty people attended, with Provost Dr. Gonzalez opening the session with a short talk about the importance of research at Appalachian and then fielding questions. 

Published Faculty Reception

The Richard T. Barker Friends of the University Library is sponsoring its annual reception for faculty who published books during the past academic year (2010-2011) or who have achieved similar recognition in their fields. For example, music faculty who had works published or art faculty who had pieces accepted for major collections should be honored.

Volunteer to Read at the Banned Books Week Virtual Read-out

Fight censorship and make your favorite banned book be heard! Join us in celebrating Banned Books Weekby volunteering to be recorded reading a banned book. We welcome all ASU students, faculty and staff!

Doorways series: September 7

Visiting Artist Talk by Jewel Castro

Wednesday September 7 Belk Library Room 114, 6:30 PM

I Love My Librarian Award

Nominations are open for the 2011 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.

The award invites library users nationwide to recognize the accomplishments of librarians in public, school, college, community college and university libraries for their efforts to improve the lives of people in their community.  Nominations are being accepted online at atyourlibrary.org/ilovemylibrarian through Sept. 12.

Event: Jack Betts, The Changing Face of Journalism and Politics in NC

You are cordially invited to attend a presentation by Jack Betts.

Date: Tuesday, August 2
Time: 3:00
Location: Belk Library, Room 421

Jack Betts is a political columnist for the Charlotte Observer who has written about North Carolina since graduating from UNC Chapel Hill in 1968. A former Pentagon photographer and Washington correspondent for Landmark newspapers, Betts was Raleigh Bureau Chief for the Greensboro Daily News and editor of North Carolina Insight magazine before joining the Observer in 1992.

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