All events are free and open to the public.
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Thomas C. Donnelly Library Open House Week
Tuesday, Sept 2
Welcome Reception – 2:00 pm
Stop by the library’s lobby for refreshments and information about library services and collections.
Wednesday, Sept 3
Library Tours – 10:00 am & 2:00 pm
Learn more about the library’s history, collections, special collections, and art on one of these half hour tours of the Donnelly Library building. Tours will begin in the library’s lobby. The first five tour participants will receive a free library tote bag.
Thursday, Sept 4
Library Resources Overview – 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm
Discover how to locate books and how to best use library electronic resources at one of these half hour overviews of the library’s website, catalog, and databases. The overview will be held in library computer lab 128.
The first five participants will receive a free library tote bag.
Friday, Sept 5
Scavenger Hunt – All Day
Have fun exploring the hidden secrets of Donnelly Library. Stop by the reference desk on the first floor for instructions. All Highlands students, faculty, and staff with valid ID who complete the scavenger hunt will receive a prize and have their names entered for the grand prize drawing.
Free Book Table – All Day
Pick up a book from the free book table located near the first floor reference desk.
Free coffee and tea will be provided from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday
in the library lobby.
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American Journeys: 21st Century American Fiction: A Reading and Discussion series
Join us @ Donnelly Library for a reading and discussion series led by local scholar Brandon Kempner. This reading group will feature lively discussion of three Pulitzer Prize winning works of fiction.
Thursday, September 11 The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
Thursday, October 9 Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Thursday, November 13 Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
All discussions will begin at 7 p.m. in Donnelly Library at 802 National Ave. Copies of the books are available from Donnelly Library. Brandon Kempner, associate professor of English at Highlands University, will lead a discussion of the book at each session.
For more information and to register for the reading program stop by the library, call 505-454-3139, or e-mail email@example.com. This program is free and open to the public.
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