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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 ...

Peabody Decades Screening: The Tuskegee Airmen, Sept 24

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 - Amy Watts

The Peabody Decades: 1940s Movie: The Tuskegee Airmen Tuesday, September 24, 2013 7:00 p.m. Location: Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street) "The Tuskegee Airmen" tells the story of the African-American aviators who overcame racism to become the "Fighting 99th," the first squadron of African-American fighter pilots in World War II. Starring ...

Bulldog Book Club: Ocean at the End… 9/23

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, September 23 4:00 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 ...

Peabody Decades Screening: “World War II: The Perilous Flight” 12/19

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - Amy Watts

1940s Matinee: World War II: The Perilous Fight September 19, 2013. 3:00 p.m. Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). This documentary (broadcast in England in 2002) uses rare color footage to portray events in the European theater between D-Day (June, 1944) and the War's end in May, 1945. The screening will be ...

Bulldog Book Club: 100-Year Old Man… 9/18

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, September 18 12:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, ...