Celebrate National Library Week: Calendar of Events

Month of April: AMNESTY FOR LIBRARY FINES. Amnesty for overdue fines in exchange for non-perishable food items. One food item = up to $1.00 in fines. Donations provided to MetroWest Food Harvest.

Week of 4/14-4/18: IM TRIVIA CONTEST.  FSC Trivia questions will be posted in my.framingham library page. Answer correctly on library’s my.framingham IM Meebo box and you will win a free coffee coupon or 10% discount coupon from the bookstore! (Scroll down the page and you will see the IM box).

DISPLAYS. View displays of FSC READ posters, 1930s artifacts, slideshow of images from the 1930s, faculty and staff publications, and books from and of the 1930s at library entrance. A bird bulletin board with related books is on display in the Curriculum Library.  The 2008 Caldecott, Newbery, and Coretta Scott King award winning books are also on display in the upper mezzanine of the library. A selection of Newbery and Caldecott award winning titles from the 1930s and other childrens books about the 1930s will be displayed at the library entrance.

Monday, 4/14: KICK-OFF CELEBRATION. Have some cake to celebrate National Library Week’s 50th Birthday! Library Entrance.

Tuesday, 4/15: SOUTHERN POTLUCK BOOK DISCUSSION. Professor Lorretta Holloway will lead a discussion on To Kill A Mockingbird. Want to borrow a copy of To Kill a Mockingbird? Contact vgonzalez@frc.mass.edu. You’re invited to bring your own Southern dish to share! 12:30pm, Archives Room.

Wednesday, 4/16: MOVIE SHOWING. To Kill A Mockingbird. Raffling basket of FSC goodies at each movie showing! 2:30pm, College Center, and 7:00pm Planetarium.

Thursday, 4/17: MUSIC FROM THE 1930S. The Appalachian Travelers will perform music played by the immigrants and their descendants who settled the Blue Ridge Mountains in 1600s. During the 1920s and 1930s, this music came to prominence through the recordings of the Carter Family, the Monroe Brothers, and the Skillet Lickers. 12:30pm, Library entrance.

Thursday, 4/17 and Friday, 4/18: STORYTIME AND CRAFTS. The Curriculum Library will be hosting the Child Development Laboratory students for a story/craft program on birds. Curriculum Library

  

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