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Celebrate National Library Week

Join us April 08 – 12, 2019 at the following events or on social media:

Download the National Library Week event schedule (PDF)

Support Loyola University Chicago Libraries

Sunday 4/07
Story Time at the Library 
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lake Shore Campus | Information Commons, 1st Floor, Room 105 | 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Alumni and their families are invited to participate in Story Time, where they’ll enjoy Spring-inspired stories read by current Loyola students.  Enjoy light snacks at Information Commons to celebrate the season and the start of National Library Week.  Arrive early to attend the Easter Bunny Brunch.  Hosted by the Alumni Relations office.  Register here.

Monday 4/08

Human Library Loyola
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Water Tower Campus | Maguire Hall, 1st Floor |1 E. Pearson Street
In half-hour sessions, you will have a chance to talk one-on-one with people who have experienced discrimination because of their gender, gender identity, race, beliefs, occupation, demographics, appearance, or experiences.   Snacks will be provided.   Visit our Human Library LibGuide for more information.

Tuesday 4/09
Hot Dogs with the Dean
11:15 a.m. until supplies last
Water Tower Campus | Corboy Law Center | Lewis Library, 6th Floor | 25 E. Pearson Street
Join Marianne Ryan, Dean of University Libraries, to chat about some of her favorite spring things—baseball and hot dogs—and to share your thoughts about the Loyola Libraries.  Free hot dogs and veggie dogs while supplies last!

Wednesday 4/10
Hot Dogs with the Dean
11:30 a.m. until supplies last
Lake Shore Campus | Information Commons, 1st Floor | 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Join Marianne Ryan, Dean of University Libraries, to chat about some of her favorite spring things—baseball and hot dogs—and to share your thoughts about the Loyola Libraries.  Free hot dogs and veggie dogs while supplies last!

Thursday 4/11
Invasive Species in the Great Lakes
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Lake Shore Campus | Information Commons, 4th Floor | 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Join Dr. Reuben Keller, Associate Professor of Loyola’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability, for a lecture and Q&A session about the Great Lakes, invasive species, and Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan.  Cosponsored with Edgewater Village Chicago.  Reception at 6:00 p.m.  Lecture at 6:30 p.m.

Friday 4/12
Craft @ the Library: Cross Stitch Bookmarks
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Lake Shore Campus | Information Commons, 4th Floor | 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Join us as we Craft @ the Library!  Come with your own bookmark design or choose amongst provided patterns.  Only 20 spots available!  All materials will be provided.  Please sign up or contact Tori Golden with any questions.

ADDITIONAL WAYS TO GET INVOLVED
In honor of National Library Week, help the University Libraries support a strong Loyola community.  Your gift will make a difference.  Visit the University Libraries giving page to make a gift.

Learn more about the American Library Association’s information on National Library Week.

 

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