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Spring 2018 Events and Displays

Library Events and Displays

March 21-April 4, 2018
Student Artwork Exhibit

Documents area (third floor), Main Library
Enjoy a display of 25 works of art submitted by students from all across campus.  Help us select the People's Choice Award winner by liking your favorite art via Facebook

March 29, 2018
Speaking from the Margins: Latino Students
First floor, Main Library
Hear from a panel of Latino students about their experiences at Eastern Kentucky University. Moderated by Liliana Gomez de Coss, Latino Recruitment & Retention Specialist.  Sponsored in collaboration with the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity and the Student Success Center.

April 9, 2018
Hot Dog! I Love EKU Libraries
Noel Reading Porch, Main Library
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 13, 2018
University Scholars Assembly

Grand Reading Room
Celebrate student scholars during the seventeenth annual University Scholars Assembly. The event will honor College and University academic awards recipients, the Library Research Award for Undergraduates recipients, Honors Scholars, Phi Kappa Phi initiates, and student participants in Posters-at-the-Capitol and the Undergraduate Presentation Showcase.  See all Scholars Week events on the Scholars Week page

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.

Women's History Month/Creative Women & Alternate History

Jazz Appreciation Month & Sexual Assault/Harassment

Memorial Day & Get Caught Reading/Fun Reads

February 6, 2018
Live @ Your Library: Dewey Pope
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
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. 

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.

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