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A Place for Us

Renna Tuten of the Russell Library participates in a "sorting" exercise as part of the National Issues Forum/Public Policy Institute held June 22-23. Co-sponsored by the Russell Library and the Roosevelt Institution, the focus was "A Place for Us: The Challenges of Housing in Athens and Surrounding Areas."

From the Libraries With Love!

Plan to attend the ASSET 007 program July 19 from 2-4 p.m. in room 101 of the SLC. A reception in the Reading Room will follow the program. A dangerous, yet glamorous, time will be had by all!

Libraries Book Club

The next meeting of the libraries book club will be noon on Tuesday, July 31 (location TBA). We will be reading Ian McEwan's Booker Prize-nominated  Atonement. Direct your questions to Anne Devine at acme@uga.edu.

GLA Grants

The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2007 Paraprofessional Grants. Five $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2007 GLA's Annual Convention to be held in Jekyll Island, Georgia October 17-19, 2007.  In addition, each winner will receive an awards plaque, which will be presented at a GLA Association function and a one-year free paraprofessional membership in the Georgia Library Association. . The web address for more information is: http://adminservices.clayton.edu/library/GLA/awards.htm. The deadline for submission of application / recommendation forms is Monday, July 16, 2007.

Knitting Club

The "Knitting" Club meets every Friday after work (5ish) on the second level of Starbucks.  And you don't even have to knit!  Anyone with craft-ish projects is welcome. People have seen knitting, crocheting, and even armorsmithing!

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.

Exhibits

Main Library: The spectacular GV903's, the LSA bowling team that captured the first place trophy in Spring League play!

Hargrett Library: The third annual exhibit of the James W. Woodruff Sr. Center for the Natural History of Georgia and the Chattahoochee River Valley. Through June 30.

Russell Library : Johnson's War on Poverty: Breakdown or Breakthrough and A Place for Us: The Challenges of Housing in Athens and Surrounding Areas, exhibits complementing the National Issues Forum/Public Policy Institute hosted by the Russell Library and the Roosevelt Institution. Also, Highlights from the Collection.

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