Events

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.

Graduate Students - Library Base Camp

Graduate Students:  Article Databases, Zotero and more!

Upgrade your library research skills and learn about services, resources, strategies and tools that will save you time.  Deadlines for those research papers are just around the corner.  New and returning graduate students welcome! 

Join us for a caffeinated Saturday morning workshop on September 27, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (registration required). 

In Base Camp – Library Research Skills you will: 

Charlie Lovett Rescheduled to November 14, 2014

Charlie Lovett, the last author in our 2014 Summer Lecture Series has been rescheduled to Friday, November 14, 2014 at 3:30 pm in room 421.

Hope to see you all there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Birthday Tom Robbins!

Watauga County native and internationally celebrated author Tom Robbins caps off another productive year this July 22nd. Happy birthday Tom! Mr. Robbins has recently published 'Tibetan Peach Pie: a True Account of an Imaginative Life,' his eleventh book.  Robbins will be visiting ASU in this Fall Semester and will speak this September 11th at 7pm in Rosen Concert Hall. 

Tom Robbins: Save the Date

Appalachian State University Libraries are very excited to bring acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Tom Robbins to the Appalachian State University campus during the Fall 2014 semester.  Robbins has just released his memoir, Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life, and for the first time in more than 70 years he will return to Watauga County, the place of his childhood.

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