Celebrate Diversity with UCF LibrariesAll Libraries, Diversity & Inclusion Posted: September 23rd, 2021
Join UCF Libraries as we celebrate diverse voices in the Knight community. A series of events, virtual and in-person, are being offered during the month of October 2021. Register to attend with the links in the event titles.
Diversity in Comics – virtual discussion
October 12, 2:00-3:00pm
Join us as we review various forms of comics and discuss the importance of representation in comics and graphic novels.
Crochet with Gaby – virtual craft workshop
October 14, 2:00-3:30pm
Learn about crochet and get started on a beginner’s project with UCF Libraries’ Gaby Gomez. Don’t forget to pick up your crochet pack at the circulation desk at the John C. Hitt Library, Curriculum Materials Center, or Downtown campus library October 4 – 14 after you register (while supplies last).
Open Heart, Open Mic – virtual
October 19, 6:00-7:15pm
Experience the creative works of Knights and friends around the world sharing what the Knight community means to them. Walk-in presentations are welcome!
Color Your Story bookend decorating
October 21, 10:00-11:30am
outside John C. Hitt entrance and the Downtown Library lobby
Join UCF Libraries at 2 locations to decorate bookends using paint pens, permanent markers, and decoupage as a way to illustrate your truth and lived experiences. Plus you get a great decoration to take home!
On Main Campus: outside the new Student Union facing entrance of the John C. Hitt Library.
On Downtown Campus: in the lobby of the Dr. Philips Academic Commons.
In the event that in-person activities are not suggested for health and safety reasons, we will have craft packs for bookend decorating available for pick up the week of the event at the Circulation desks in the John C. Hitt Library, Curriculum Materials Center, and Downtown Campus Library (while supplies last).
Graphic Novel Book Club – Butler’s Kindred, virtual discussion
October 26, 6:00-7:00pm
Join UCF Libraries in an engaging discussion about the graphic novelization of Octavia Butler’s Kindred. Don’t forget to read the book first! A link to the UCF Libraries’ electronic version will be available in your registration confirmation.
For full details and registration links: guides.ucf.edu/diversityweek