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Spring 2018 Events and Displays

Library Events and Displays

EVENTS
February 23, 2018
Student Artwork Exhibit Submission Deadline
Calling all student artists! You are invited to submit your original artwork to the annual Student Art Exhibit, presented by EKU Libraries. Accepted pieces will be on display in the Main Library during the month of March and included in the People's Choice Awards competition on our Facebook page. The first-place winner of the People's Choice Award will have their art featured on a limited edition poster available to students in the fall.

March 19, 2018
Library Research Award for Undergraduates Submission Deadline
Enter your research in the Library Research Award for Undergraduates (LRAU) 2018 competition.  The LRAU recognizes undergraduate students whose research makes expert and creative use of the services, resources, and collections of EKU Libraries to produce a scholarly or creative work. The Friends of EKU Libraries have provided a total of $1,600 to be awarded to three winning students.

April 9, 2018
Hot Dog! I Love EKU Libraries

Time TBD
Let us serve you free hot dogs and lemonade in celebration of National Library Week.  While you're here, tell us what you love about EKU Libraries. 

April 30-May 7, 2018
De-Stress for Success Events

Times TBD
Take part in a variety of events designed to help you de-stress during study sessions.

STAFF PICKS DISPLAYS
February
Black History Novels and Movies & Blind Date with a Book

March
Women's History Month/Creative Women & Alternate History

April
Jazz Appreciation Month & Sexual Assault/Harassment

May
Memorial Day & Get Caught Reading/Fun Reads

PAST EVENTS
February 6, 2018
Live @ Your Library: Dewey Pope
5PM-6PM
Classroom 204D, Main Library
Dewey Pope ’79 will discuss his book, Action Unlimited: The Band of Gold. The book tells the story of the musical journey taken by the group in the mid-sixties to California. The group was affiliated with Dick Clark, played Las Vegas and the west coast club circuit and was signed by a major record label. Action Unlimited got its start at Eastern Kentucky University as “The Maroons” and was one of the groups that played at the popular Richmond club, Speck’s. Parking will be available in the Lancaster Lot for off-campus guests.

February 14, 2018
We Love Our Students: Cookies, Cocoa, and Valentine's Day Photos
11AM-1PM
Main Lobby, Main Library
Take a study break and celebrate Valentine's Day with free cookies and cocoa served to you by EKU Libraries' team members, plus a Valentine's Day-themed green screen backdrop for your photos. 

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