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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? ...

Joe Samuel Starnes to discuss “Fall Line”

Thursday, October 10th, 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 ...

LibQUAL +® Survey underway

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 - Amy Watts

The UGA Libraries will be surveying its users October 7 - October 21, 2013 in an effort to assess and improve library services. Undergraduates,  graduates, faculty, and staff will be surveyed using LibQUAL +®, a web-based tool offered by the Association of Research Libraries. The UGA Libraries has conducted the survey ...

Renovation Update – Main Library

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 - Amy Watts

We are beginning the renovation of the 3rd floor Reading Room tomorrow, beginning with machine-grinding the floor to prep it for floor covering.  This work is estimated to last 2 days and may be fairly loud in the main entry lobby as the ceiling for this area is the floor ...

Bulldog Book Club: Gulp 10/7

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, October 7 4:00 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? ...

Bulldog Book Club: The Ocean at the End… 10/2

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, October 2 12:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman Forty years ago, our narrator, who was then a seven-year-old boy, unwittingly discovered a neighboring family’s supernatural secret. What happens next is an imaginative romp through otherworldly adventure that could only come from Gaiman's ...