Events

Comic-athon, Wednesday December 3rd, 8 am-5 pm

Comic-athon
Wednesday December 3

The library will host an 8 hour graphic novel drawing session on the main floor. Just inside the library, students from an art department graphic novel class and students from an art education methods course will be drawing comics 8AM until 5 PM.

Anyone is welcome to join in the drawing.

Drawing materials are not provided but Zines are free!

Read some great comics, browse the library's comic and graphic novel collection and take home a Zine! See you there!

 

Published Faculty Reception Nov. 21

The Richard T. Barker Friends of the University Library is sponsoring its annual reception for faculty who published books during the past academic year (2013-2014) or who have achieved similar recognition in their fields. For example, music faculty who had works published or art faculty who had pieces accepted for major collections should be honored.

International Education Week -- Look for display of library resources

The Library will participate in International Education Week with a display of its resources for international travelers and researchers.  Starting Monday, check out our resources on display in the center of the first floor (straight ahead as you come into the Library).  IEW 2014 is November 17-21.

 

Author Charlie Lovett discusses his writing Nov. 14 in Belk Library

Charlie Lovett will speak on Friday, November 14 at 3:30pm.  Born in Winston-Salem, this book collector, author, teacher and playwright combined his passions in the acclaimed novel, The Bookman’s Tale. The deeply moving love story is also a delightful exploration of one of literature's most tantalizing mysteries.  His new book, First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Young Love, and Jane Austen was published by Viking in October 2014.

Humans Vs. Zombies Event

Humans vs. Zombies
October 24, 9:30-11:30

Belk Library and Nerd Network are hosting a Humans vs Zombies gaming event. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to play! There will be food available at the beginning of the event. We suggest that you bring your own Nerf gun. The first 45 participants without a Nerf gun will be loaned either a six dart or a three dart Nerf blaster.

Come have your mind blown: 10/9 @ 6pm

An Evening with

Norman Jordan:  West Virginia's Most Published Affrilachian Poet

An Evening with Sharyn McCrumb and Charlotte Ross

Launch party for Sharyn McCrumb’s Christmas novella on Oct. 6 at Belk Library and Information Commons

6:00 pm | Monday, October 6, 2014
Room 114, Belk Library and Information Commons

Area residents and fans of Sharyn McCrumb are invited to a book launch for her Christmas novella “Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas Past” Oct. 6 at Appalachian State University. The event will feature readings and stories by the author and Charlotte Ross, the inspiration for the main character of Nora Bonestell. Book signing and reception immediately following.

Information Literacy Prize-First Year Student Writing

This award promotes students' active engagement in the processes of library research and encourages them to synthesize library research skills with the reading, writing and critical thinking skills developed in their first year at Appalachian.

Books Are Fun Book Fair this Tuesday and Wednesday!

Come join us for the Books Are Fun Book Fair in room 421, Belk Library and Information Commons.

  • Tuesday, September 16; 11 am - 5 pm
  • Wednesday, September 17; 8 am- 1 pm

With over 250 great titles at unbelievable prices, you are sure to find something for everyone.

Product categories include children's story books, cookbooks, New York Times best sellers, stationery and scrapbooking, music collections, and gifts for all ages. 

Cash, all debit and credit cards, checks and post-dated checks accepted.

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