Thursday, April 2, 2009


In collaboration with the American Library Association, Samford University Libraries will be celebrating National Library Week April 12-18, 2009.

Please join us for a week of daily prize-drawings, coffee in the library, fine amnesty, and poetry readings.

Tuesday April 14—In celebration of National Library Worker Day, join us at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. for snacks and a behind-the-scenes library tour. Interested? Meet at the circulation desk on the first floor. Libraries work because we do!

Wednesday April 15—Visit the first floor at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., and 2 p.m. for a fresh, hot cup of coffee.

Thursday April 16—April is National Poetry Month. Weather permitting, poets and poetry-lovers will meet on the front steps of the library at 10 a.m. for reading and open mic time. Open mic signup begins at 9:30 a.m.Thursday is also Fine Amnesty Day! Present your ID and overdue returned books, CDs, DVDs and videos at the circulation desk, and your fines for those materials will be forgiven. (This does not apply to materials placed in the book drop, lost materials that have been billed, processing charges, or study room keys).

Friday April 17—Our final drawing will be today, so be sure you’ve signed up at the circulation desk.

If you have questions, please contact Naomi Gold, We look forward to seeing you in the library!

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