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UGA Libraries Closing Early Today, 1/28

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Due to inclement weather, the Main and Science Libraries, as well as the Miller Learning Center and the Special Collections Libraries, will be closing today, January 28, at 3:30 p.m. A decision regarding Wednesday operations for the Athens campus will be announced by 6:30 a.m. Wednesday through an ArchNews e-mail, the ...

UGA Libraries has an ARSC Award Finalist

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 - Amy Watts

Please join us in congratulating Tim Smolko, UGA Libraries Cataloger (and Jethro Tull expert) on another accolade for his book, Jethro Tull's Thick as a Brick and a Passion Play: Inside Two Long Songs.  His book has been nominated for the 2014 Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Awards for ...

Read, Read Rudolph – We’ve got some books for you!

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Read, Read Rudolph is happening NOW and going through December 20. How it works - we've selected books from Main, Science, and the Curriculum Materials Library, wrapped them in festive paper, and put a "gift tag" on each, offering some clues as to its content. It's a mix of fiction and ...

Joe Samuel Starnes to discuss “Fall Line”, Nov 18

Friday, November 15th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, November 18, 2013 4:00 pm Zell B. Miller Learning Center Sidney Samuel Thomas Reading Room Joe Samuel Starnes, a UGA alumnus, will be discussing his latest novel, Fall Line, with a focus on his research for the book that takes place on one day in Georgia in 1955. Fall Line, published in November 2011 ...

Bulldog Book Club: Their Eyes Were… 11/11

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, November 11 4:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston’s beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in ...

Bulldog Book Club: Their Eyes Were… 11/6

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, November 6 12:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston’s beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in ...

Bulldog Book Club: Warm Bodies 10/30

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, October 30 12:00 p.m Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Warm Bodies by Isaac Morton 'R' is a zombie. He has no name, no memories, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Amongst the ruins of an abandoned city, R meets a girl. Her name is ...

“Big Year” Storytelling Event, 10/24

Monday, October 21st, 2013 - Amy Watts

Inspired by the storytelling format of the popular radio show This American Life and co-sponsored by local storytelling collective Rabbit Box, the Russell Library will host an event showcasing selected scholars and community members on Thursday, October 24 from 7-9 PM in room 285 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Under the theme, "It Was a Big ...

Bulldog Book Club: Warm Bodies 10/21

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, October 21 4:00 p.m Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Warm Bodies by Isaac Morton 'R' is a zombie. He has no name, no memories, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Amongst the ruins of an abandoned city, R meets a girl. Her name is ...

Bulldog Book Club: Gulp 10/16

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, October 16 12:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Gulp by Mary Roach Why is crunchy food so appealing? Why is it so hard to find words for flavors and smells? Why doesn’t the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before your stomach bursts? Can constipation kill you? Did it kill Elvis? ...