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Len Abram, author The Medallion

Len AbramAuthor Len Abram discussing his book, THE MEDALLION for National Library Week.

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3rd Annual Literary Cake Decorating Contest 2013

Please follow the link to a slideshare presentation of the 3rd Annual Literary Cake Decorating Contest held at the Henry Whittemore Library  on  April 19, 2013.


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How well do you know the Henry Whittemore library staff?

Come on into the Library and enter our Library staff matching baby picture contest.
Entries must be in prior to April 19th.  Get them all right and you’ll be entered for the prize drawing to win a flash drive!

While you’re here, enjoy some of our National Library Week events, happening all week long.

Try your artistry to “draw your favorite book”

View our Faculty Staff Publications and Art and Craft exhibit (exhibit will be up the month of April)

Get a free wrapped book in our Books “under-wrap” give-away

There are many more events and activities to take part in throughout the week.

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National Library Week Calendar of Events April 9-13th

Please come by and celebrate National Library Week with us at the Henry Whittemore Library April 9-13th!

April 9-23rdth:
– Displays of faculty and staff publications and art exhibit.
– Draw your Favorite Book Display.  Go to specific service desks to participate.
– National Libraries around the World Exhibit.

Monday, April 9th:
– Flash Mob Event – Come and participate on the Doyle Technology Patio 4:30-4:45pm.  Come early to get a spot!

Tuesday, April 10th:
– Pimp my book cart contest.  Please come and vote for your favorite decorated cart!
– Environmental Poetry Workshop and Reading 4:30-6:30pm in the Library Café.  Professor Sam Witt and Librarian Sandra Rothenberg

Thursday April 12th:
 Library Snapshot Day
– Book Club – Book of Fate by Brad Meltzer 12pm in the Library Café.

Friday, April 13th:
– Literary Cake Decorating Contest.  All welcome to participate in creating a Book related decorated cake.  Come by and assist us by voting for your favorite literary decorated cake. Voting 9:30-12:30pm.  At 1pm come by to partake of the yummy creations from 1-2pm. 
-Curriculum Library will host a story time for the pre-school children from the Child Development lab.

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1st Annual Literary Cake Decorating Contest

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NLW’11 – Massachusetts Library Snapshot Day

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Quiety Study AreaQR code libraryFaculty Publications 3LibQual resultsLibQual results: Proud DirectorFriendly student worker
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Art and Craft Show: dressPimp Your Library Cart: ZombiesArt and Craft Show: case

National Library Week, a set on Flickr.

Enjoy the photos of FSU’s Snapshot Day.

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NLW 2011: Faculty and Staff Art Show

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National Library Week Calendar of Events (April 11-April 15)



Create your Story through Art, Crafts, Music, Poetry, Books, Food and Community. 


MONDAY, April 11

On Display: LibQual Survey results, faculty publications

FSU Community Art and Crafts Show

The library will host an exhibition of artwork created by faculty and staff of the university from April 11-April 15, 2011. A variety of drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures, textiles, and jewelry will be on display highlighting the creativity and talents of our colleagues.

TUESDAY, April 12

Musical performance

Ben Cosgrove, composer and pianist, performs in the library café 1:30pm-2:30pm.

Activities: Pimp your Library Cart Contest, Massachusetts Library Snapshot Day


Book Club: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield 12:00pm-1:00pm Archives Room.

THURSDAY, April 14

Poetry Slam at the Cafe

On Thursday, April 14th from 4:30pm-6:00pm in honor of National Library Week and National Poetry month, a Poetry Slam will be held in the café at Whittemore Library. Participants reading their poetry will include faculty, students, and staff of the university.

FRIDAY, April 15

Storytime and Crafts

Curriculum Library hosts a craft hour for the Child Development Lab.

Literary Cake Decorating Contest

Patrons in the library will be able to select their favorite cake creation from 9:30am-12:30pm.  Winners will be announced at 1pm and slices of cake will be distributed from 1:00pm-2:30pm in the library café.

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National Library Week Video

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National Library Week Calendar of Events

The Whittemore Library will be celebrating National Library Week on April 12-16. This year’s theme is “Communities Thrive at Your Library”. We have a number of activities and events planned for the campus community.

Have a library card – win a prize! One lucky winner each day of National Library Week will win a prize just for having a library card. Here is how to win: write your library card number on a slip, drop it into a box at the Circulation Area and the following morning, we will select a winner. Prizes are: FSC teddy bear, FSC t-shirt, FSC baseball cap, and FSC water bottle.

Monday, April 12: Displays of faculty publications and art, slideshow on the theme “Communities”.
Wednesday, April 14: LibLearn session: “Language Resources on the Web”, 2:30pm Archives Room, Instructor: Laura Wilson, Reference Librarian
Thursday, April 15: Book Group Discussion, The Heretics Daughter, 12:00pm Archives Room
Friday, April 16: Performance by Appalachian Travelers Musical Group 1:30pm Library entrance.
Curriculum Library will host a story time for the pre-school children from the Child Development lab.

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