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Spring into Reading - National Library Week

National Library Week 2018

National Library Week runs from April 8 – 14. Join UCF Libraries as we celebrate the joys of librarianship and our patrons!


Read Stricted: The Dilemmas Surrounding Reading, Censorship, & Challenged Books
Monday, April 9
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for a lively and thought provoking discussion regarding reading, censorship, and the history of challenged books to commemorate the start of National Library Week 2018. UCF Research and Information Services Librarian, Sandy Avila will discuss the American Library Association’s Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2017 while providing some background regarding the history of challenged books from around the world. This session is open to students and faculty and no RSVP is required. Meet us at the John C. Hitt Library (main campus) Room 223 to learn more about banned books and the dilemmas surrounding their censorship.

Take a Book, Leave a Book
Monday, April 9
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Student Union Patio

Stop by the library tent and take a free book. There will be a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books available. If you want to leave a book in exchange, you can do that too.


Let the Librarians Take the Wheel Bookmobile
Friday, April 13
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
near the Student Union

Catch up with librarians and check out a book on the fly as UCF Libraries drives a golf cart bookmobile around.


You can also share a little library love on the whiteboard that will be at the entrance the 11-14. We will be showing off Mr. Poppy, our popcorn machine, between 2 pm and 3 pm on Thursday, April 12.


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