Calendar of Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 05, 2015 Through Monday, October 05, 2015

Sep 14 2015

Kwame Alexander, winner of the Newbery Medal for Children's Literature

When: 9/14/2015 7:00:00 PM until 9/14/2015 8:30:00 PM
Where: Elliott University Center Auditorium Contact: Barry Miller

Kwame Alexander is a poet and author of eighteen books, including The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Other works include Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band (the 2014 Michigan Reads One Book Selection), and the young adult novel He Said, She Said (a Junior Library Guild Selection). He is the founder of Book-in-a-Day, a student-run publishing program that has created more than 3000 student authors; and LEAP for Ghana, an international literacy project that builds libraries, trains teachers, and empowers children through literature. He visits schools and libraries, has owned several publishing companies, written for stage and television (including TLC's "Hip Hop Harry"), produced jazz and book festivals, and taught in a high school. In 2015, Kwame will serve as Bank Street College of Education’s first writer-in-residence. Visit him at

Sep 21 2015

Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussion - Where Am I Wearing: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People Who Make Our Clothes

When: 9/21/2015 4:00:00 PM until 9/21/2015 5:30:00 PM
Where: Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library, UNCG Contact: Barry Miller

This book by Kelsey Timmerman is UNCG's First Year Common Read for 2015. The discussion will be led by Jenny Dale of the University Libraries. You are invited to sign up at .

Sep 23 2015

Elizabeth Hudson of Our State Magazine

When: 9/23/2015 4:00:00 PM until 9/23/2015 5:00:00 PM
Where: Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House, UNC Greensboro Contact: Barry Miller

Elizabeth Hudson, a UNCG graduate from the class of 1995, will speak about her work as the editor-in-chief of Our State and how her experience at UNCG helped her get there

Sep 25 2015

Vintage Viands: A Taste-Testing Exhibit

When: 9/25/2015 12:00:00 PM until 9/25/2015 2:30:00 PM
Where: Jackson Library Reading Room Contact: Barry Miller

A Taste-Testing Exhibit Featuring Recipes from the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections & University Archives Home Economics and Household Collection Friday, September 25, 2015 12:00 PM—2:30 PM Reading Room Main Level, Jackson Library

Oct 1 2015

Open House in Digital Media Commons/Digital ACT Studio in Jackson Library

When: 10/1/2015 4:00:00 PM until 10/1/2015 5:50:00 PM
Where: Jackson Library, Lower Level Contact: Barry Miller

Join us for an Open House at the newly renovated space in Jackson Library.