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Fall 2018 Library Events and Displays

Library Events and Displays

September 26, 2018
Live @ Your Library: Dr. Marshall Myers
Noel Studio Discovery Classroom, 4:30-5:30PM
Dr. Marshall Myers, professor emeritus of English and former coordinator of composition at EKU, will discuss his new publication, The Rhetoric of Lincoln’s Letters.  The work traces Lincoln’s letters as they involve many different situations from romantic entanglements to dealing with recalcitrant generals and greedy cabinet members. 

October 8-November 8, 2018
Archives After Dark: Application Submission Period
Spend a night (January 25, 2019) with EKU Special Collections & Archives and the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity. Develop, write, and polish a creative work inspired by a historical item. You'll receive one-on-one help, plus free food and coffee to keep you energized. The resulting products will be published. This opportunity is open to all majors. The majors of last year's participants included Communication, Art, History, and English. Space is limited to 20 students. Visit to apply between October 8-November 8.  

October 9, 2018
Faculty Breakfast
Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, 8:30-10:30AM
Faculty are invited to the Main Library to explore library resources and services designed to help you and your students, visit with your librarians and colleagues, and enjoy breakfast. Come and go as your schedule allows.

October 20, 2018
Live @ Your Library: Dr. Carl Hurley, America's Funniest Professor

Allen Auditorium 108, 12:30-2:00PM
Join EKU Libraries on Homecoming Saturday for an entertaining talk by America's Funniest Professor. Dr. Carl Hurley is an Alumni Hall of Fame inductee, former professor of education, and recipient of the institution's honorary doctorate degree. Reception to follow. Admission is free, but space is very limited; please be sure to reserve your spot via our registration portal (portal will open soon).

October 25, 2018
Teaching & Learning Innovation Series: Partner with a Librarian

Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Classroom 1, 9:30-10:30AM
 In this interactive session, librarians will discuss possibilities, offerings, and opportunities for deep, meaningful, creative collaboration with EKU Libraries in integrating information literacy / research skills in your courses, including but also extending beyond traditional one-shot library instruction.

October 31, 2018
#EKULibraries Halloween Costume Showdown

Main Lobby
Stop by the Main Library in your Halloween costume; we'll take your picture and let our Facebook followers determine the winners! Prizes will be given for Best Faculty/Staff Individual Costume, Best Student Individual Costume, and Group Costume. While you are here, enter to win a fully stocked study room for you and your friends during Dead Week.

November 5-9, 2018

Main Lobby
Write a postcard message to a Veteran in honor of their service. Postage is on us!

November 7, 2018
Speaking from the Margins: EKU's Military Community

Allen Auditorium 108
Details TBA

November 2018 (Date TBA)
Live @ Your Library: Dr. Michael Benson

Details TBA

December 3, 2018
Brain Food for Finals

Main Lobby
Munch on pretzels, gummy bears, and more while you study. Available while supplies last. 

December 4, 2018
Cookies and Cocoa with Friends

Main Lobby
Warm up with free cookies and cocoa served to you by Friends of EKU Libraries.

December 5, 2018
Fur Therapy

Throughout Main Library
Take a study break and de-stress by visiting with certified therapy dogs.

December 6, 2018
Random Acts of Snacks

Throughout Main Library
Be on the lookout for Library staff, who will provide snacks and encouragement as you study for Finals.

December 10, 2018
Brain Food for Finals

Main Lobby
Munch on pretzels, gummy bears, and more while you study. Available while supplies last. 

Hispanic Heritage - Grand Reading Room
In Memory of Aretha Franklin - Grand Reading Room
20 Years of Harry Potter - Main Lobby

ADA Awareness - Grand Reading Room
Scary Reads and Movies - Main Lobby

World War I: 100th Anniversary - Grand Reading Room
It All Started with a Mouse: 90 Years of Walt Disney - Main Lobby

December & January
In Memoriam - Grand Reading Room
Kleenex-worthy Reads - Main Lobby

August 21, 2018
Free Snow Cones and More
Main Lobby entrance, 1-3PM
Cool down with a snow cone served to you by EKU Librarians and Library staff. We'll also have free artwork for your apartment or dorm room; plus, enter for your chance to win a fully-stocked study room for you and your friends during Dead Week!

August 27-29, 2018
Send a Postcard Greeting
Main Lobby
Send a postcard back home to your family or friends. Postage is on us! Available while supplies last.

August 20-September 4, 2018
Good Vibes Wall
Inside Noel Reading Porch entrance
Take a note and leave a note of encouragement to help spread good vibes throughout campus as the fall semester begins. 


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