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An events calendar for the UGA Libraries can be found at www.libs.uga.edu/events with information on the following programs and much more! To submit an event, send the information to libnews@uga.edu

Computer & Network Basics at UGA Libraries (STEP Library Basics series)

Tim Peacock of Systems, will present a program on the computing environment at UGA Libraries March 6 beginning at 10:30 in the administrative conference room.

Archivists Toolkit

Jody Lloyd Thompson, Ga Tech, will share experiences with installing and using Archivists Toolkit 1.0. March 12, 1-5 p.m. in room 368 of the SLC. This open source software helps archivists track and describe collections.

All-Staff Spring Break Party

Make plans to attend the All-Staff Spring Break Party March 13 at Little Kings. RSVP for attendance and to register your Sand Castle Teams to libnews@uga.edu by March 7.

Library Knitting Club

A knitting club is being organized by Sandy Magnani and Trevor Diamond. The only requirement is to have a needlework (knitting/crocheting/cross stitching/ etc) project.  If you are interested, contact Sandy and Trevor at:

GV903s News

Winning isn't everything -- bowling is about FUN and CAMARADERIE. And education. The GV903s are winless thus far in the Spring League play. After three close games against the Blind Pig Tavern team Feb. 19, the final game came down to a single point advantage to the other side. it was enlivened by an impressive turkey by Tom Frieling. Tom was decidedly the MVP of the evening, which means you are not allowed to make any Tom Turkey jokes.

Despite a commanding lead in the first game Feb. 26, the GV903s were defeated by the Southern Broadcasting team. BUT, there was an astounding performance by Danny Bridges who scored a tremendous number of strikes throughout the evening. A combination of technical difficulties and Deb Raftus' considerable dexterity at picking up a spare made for several exciting frames. On Monday (3/5) the teams takes on the Loco's team -- head out to Kingpins, have some fun and learn new jargon!


Hargrett Library: The 11th Annual Exhibition of the Lucy Hargrett Draper Center & Archives for the Rights of Women in History and Law. Through March 31.

Russell Library: From Plains to Washington and Points Between: Jimmy Carter's Political Work in Georgia, 1962-1976. The collections in the Russell Library hold a wealth of material connected to former U. S. President and Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter. The beginning of what has become an admired political career is chronicled through the papers of Sen. Herman Talmadge, Sen. Richard B. Russell, U.S. Rep. John Davis, Secretary of State Dean Rusk and many others. Letters, photographs, original editorial cartoons and campaign memorabilia are on display in the Russell Library lobby through March 30. Check it out to see how communication has changed since the adoption of the computer!

Circle Gallery: municipalWORKSHOP: The School of Environmental Design presents “Laboratory Works,” an exhibit by Richard Saxton, public artist and founder of municipalWORKSHOP, a creative laboratory currently based in Sheboygan, Wis.   Saxton will give a public lecture in room 116 of the Lamar Dodd Visual Arts Building on March 5 at 5 pm.  A reception and an opening event will follow in the Circle Gallery, G14 Caldwell Hall. The lecture, reception and exhibit, which will remain on display through April 4, are free and open to the public.

The exhibit takes inspiration from local landscapes and addresses issues of environmental sustainability, alternative energy, reuse of salvaged materials and reclamation of abandoned and underused public spaces.  The work is done in collaboration with municipalities in an effort to solve local problems and inspire residents to take pride in their locale.

Saxton's enthusiasm and direction have garnered national attention for municipalWORKSHOP, which is designed to encourage collaborative experimentation and community problem-solving through the creation of public artworks. For more information on municipalWORKSHOP see www.municipalworkshop.org

Science Library: "Centennial of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources 1906-2006" The oldest existing southern forestry school was established in 1906 through an endowment by George Foster Peabody.

To celebrate the centennial, the Georgia Forestry Association and Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources have published a coffee table book The Centennial History of Forestry in Georgia: A pictorial journey. Story boards depicting the history of forestry in the State of Georgia have been displayed at the State Capitol and in the School. A selection of the storyboards are at the Science Library.

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