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The Stress Buster is on its way! Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Stress Buster

The Stress Buster is coming soon! Join us on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Specific program schedules will be posted here on this blog.

Make a scarf. Enjoy a chair massage. Drink hot chocolate and eat a snack. Snuggle a therapy dog. Win a prize. De-stress with a game or some bubble wrap. Make buttons. And more!

All events will be held at McConnell Library and are FREE! For more information, contact Beth Johnson at 540-831-6648 or ejohnson82@radford.edu.

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Thanksgiving break hours

We wish all Highlanders a happy Thanksgiving break!

Library hours during this time are:

Friday, 11/20/15: 7:45 am - 5 pm

Saturday, 11/21/15 through Sunday, 11/22/15: closed

Monday, 11/23/15 through Tuesday, 11/24/15: 8 am - 5 pm

Wednesday, 11/25/15: 8 am - 12 noon

Thursday, 11/26/15 through Saturday, 11/28/15: closed

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Join Us for the Book Collecting Contest Awards Ceremony

You are cordially invited to join us at McConnell Library’s Seventh Annual Winesett Book Collecting Contest Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, November 17th at 4 p.m. The awards celebration will be held with the exhibition of Spineless Volumes and Illuminated Pages on the third floor of McConnell Library. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.

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Big Read NRV “Storytelling: The Art of Building Community” –  November 9 & 10

This Symposium’s programming is centered on the Big Read NRV’s book selection The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. The Symposium’s presentations and panels will focus on veterans’ issues, the Vietnam War and era, and interpretations of the literary work. It will include accounts of Vietnam veterans, a Vietnam War nurse, and student life during the Vietnam era. The Symposium is Monday, November 9, noon to 7 pm, and Tuesday, November 10, 10:30 am to 8 pm at Radford University. Most events will be held at Heth Hall, with the exception of some presentations at the Radford University Art Museum Downtown on November 10th from 10:30 am to noon.

Refreshments will be served in Heth Hall.

Full schedule: http://tinyurl.com/BigReadSymposium

Questions? Please contact Lisa Vassady: ljvassady@radford.edu; 540-831-5686

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

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Telephone: 540.831.5471 or 540.831.5472
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