April 10 – 16 is National Library Week, and East Georgia State College’s Library has packed in a whole week of events to celebrate!
The celebration will kick off on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. with a Kickoff Celebration featuring EGSC President Bob Boehmer and the unveiling of something special in the library! Following the kickoff, a program on Using Books to Make Art with Art Professor Desmal Purcell will be held at 3 p.m. in room J503. Materials for the program are limited to 15 people, so get there early!
On Tuesday, April 11, Assistant Professor of Humanities Dr. Armond Boudreaux. The talk, “The Meaning of Captain America,” will be an abridged version of the first chapter of Dr. Boudreaux’s newest book, Titans: How Superheroes Can Help Us Make Sense of A Polarized World. The talk will be held in room J503 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday will feature a talk by Associate Professor of Social Science Jeffery Howell on his new book, Hazel Brannon Smith: The Female Crusading Scalawag in room J503 at 4 p.m.
Come chill out at the library on Thursday, April 13 with a Make Your Own Button workshop featuring Library Assistant Kim Hamilton from 10 a.m. – noon.
Friday, National Library Week at EGSC will wrap up with a Make Your Own Cards workshop with Associate Dean of eLearning, Dr. Dee McKinney. This workshop will begin at 2 p.m. in room J503.
Throughout the week, a bookmobile will be going around campus to deliver books that can be checked out, as well as special freebies! Students can also enter a drawing for either a $20 gift certificate to the Sugar Bowl Bakery in Swainsboro, a book prize pack, or the grand prize of a Kindle Fire HD (donated by Elsevier) by visiting the library and filling out a “I love the library because…” card! Other prizes were donated to the library by Gale.
Don’t miss out on this great week of fun at the EGSC Library!