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The LSA Ice Cream Social is set for April 30. Join us in the shade on the Main Library lawn and enjoy a scoop of Ben & Jerry's frozen delights from 1-3 p.m. Tofutti and toppings will be included. This is an annual event, sponsored by your staff association, to encourage comaraderie and a chance to visit with colleagues you may not see regularly.

Libraries Events Calendar

An events calendar for the UGA Libraries can be found at www.libs.uga.edu/events. To submit an event, send the information to libnews@uga.edu.

Curriculum Materials Library Open House

In celebration of its 20th year, an open house will be held at the CML May 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dr. William Gray Potter, the University Librarian, and Dr. Louis A. Castenell, Jr., Dean of the COE, will present opening remarks in room 207 of Aderhold Hall.

A BIG Conference

This year's Atlanta-Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (BIG) conference will be at the Student Learning Center May 25. Details, from program chair Caroline Barratt, SLC reference, may be accessed at http://www.atlbig.zoomshare.com/2.html. This year's theme is Instruction (In)Flux: Librarians as Agents of Change. Registration is free, but we do need to know if you are attending. Please RSVP by Friday, May 4th to Caroline Barratt at atlbig@gmail.com .

Exhibits

Main Library: National Historic Preservation Month. In May: The annual LSA Animal Welfare education and supply drive for area animal welfare groups. Bring in photos of your pets for the exhibit!

Hargrett Library: In observance of Confederate Memorial Day (April 26), the current exhibit features correspondence and other items on the Confederacy and Civil War.

Russell Library: Johnson's War on Poverty: Breakdown or Breakthrough. This exhibit is a companion to the National Issues Forum being co-hosted by the Russell Library in June. For more information on the NIF, see www.libs.uga.edu/russell.

Science Library: Avian Hybrids: UGA geneticist Eugene M. McCarthy has published the most comprehensive avian hybrid study to date :  The handbook of Avian Hybrids (Library call# Sci Ref QL696.5.M33 2006).
Web info: http://tinyurl.com/38dtye

The colorful display was created by Lora Bergstrom, Science Reference student assistant.  Specimens are on loan from the Georgia Museum of Natural History (http://museum.nhm.uga.edu/ ). 

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