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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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It’s our 7th annual Winesett Book Collecting Contest!

Students, last chance to turn your treasured book collection into a first place prize of $750! Entering is easy and the deadline is Friday, November 6th!

Win cash prizes and showcase your personal collection by submitting your entry of a 500-1,000 word essay and an annotated bibliography. Your book collection can be anything you treasure – themed collections, favorite books from your childhood, graphic novels, even Japanese manga..

The contest is open to all students (part-time, full-time, undergraduate and graduate) and awards cash prizes of $750, $500, and $150 for first, second, and third place, respectively. Find the contest and online submission guidelines at tinyurl.com/winesett. Act now as the deadline is midnight, Friday, November 6th.

Questions? Please contact Bethany Mott: bmott2@radford.edu; 540-831-6126.

Event sponsored by McConnell Library.

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Telephone: 540.831.5471 or 540.831.5472
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