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Mr Potato Head with text No Kidding: The Library Has That

No Kidding: The Library Has That!

Did you know your library has more than books? We have movies, music, robots, nerf guns, lego sets, board games, puppets, suits of armor, moving books, and a stuffed vulture!

Join us on Tuesday, April 9 at 2pm in rm 223 for No Kidding: The Library Has That! This presentation of unusual items found in your library will be led by David Benjamin, Amy Dovydaitis, Emma Gisclair, and Kristine Shrauger.  Highlights will include curious items from the Curriculum Materials Center collections, the DIVerse Families Database, and University Special Collections. Hope to see you there!

National Libraries Week Banner, April 8-12, 2019

National Library Week

Come join us as we celebrate National Library Week with a whole week of fun happenings and give aways!

Monday, April 8, 11a – 2p
Give a Book, Take a Book
Patrons are invited to take a free book home to enjoy and/or donate a book.
Library lobby

Tuesday, April 9, 2p-3p
No Kidding: The Library Has That!
Presentation of unexpected library materials and programs.  Highlighting Curriculum Materials Center collections, the DIVerse Families Database, and University Special Collections. Talk led by David Benjamin, Amy Dovydaitis, Emma Gisclair, and Kristine Shrauger. 
Room 223 

Wednesday, April 10, 9a-11:30a
Where in the world is the UCF Libraries BookMobile? 
Roaming around UCF from 9-11:30am.  Check-out an item from a selection of entertaining library materials.

Friday, April 12, 2p-3p
Popcorn in the Library
Get a free bag of freshly popped popcorn!
Library Main Entrance

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
LIB-223

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.

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Read Stricted: The Dilemmas Surrounding Reading, Censorship, and Challenged Books

Read Stricted: The Dilemmas Surrounding Reading, Censorship, & Challenged Books

Monday, April 9
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
LIB-223

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.

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