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State of the Libraries

Dr. Potter delivered his annual State of the Libraries address Aug, 15, telling the audience that the USG Board of Regents had recommended $1.5 million in planning monies for the proposed Special Collections Building. The proposal now goes to the General Assembly for approval, but paves the way for ground to be broken as early as 2009.

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Exhibits

Main Library: The annual LSA Staff Art Show . Stop by and check out the sometimes hidden talents of your colleagues!

Hargrett Library: Curiouser and Curiouser: Two Views of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by wood engravers John Tenniel and Barry Moser.

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. This exhibit takes visitors on a trip back through many of the key events, perspectives, and people who have shaped the political landscape in Georgia , the nation and the world in the last century. Through original letters, documents, speeches, editorial cartoons, historical film footage, photographs, and artifacts this exhibit provides eyewitness perspectives on prohibition, the Cold War, the Kennedy Assassination, Watergate, segregation, the Civil Rights Movement, campaigning, space exploration and more!

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