The Mary Kintz Bevevino Library at Misericordia University has scheduled a slate of events to celebrate National Library Week, April 14-20. The theme of the 2013 national celebration is “Communities Matter @ your library” with events planned to help students and the community learn about the services offered at the library.
The Friends of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library at Misericordia University will present “Importance of Keeping Records for Libraries and National Archives” by William J. Bosanko, chief operating officer (COO) for the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C. from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 in the McGowan Room.
A Book Swap from April 16-18 will offer the chance to trade gently-used books for others that have been donated.
Members of the Misericordia community have also been invited to tell their personal stories through their shoes at an exhibit entitled “Walk in My Shoes” which will be on display on the second floor of the library throughout the week.
“Think Outside the Book,” a workshop on crafting with book pages will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 in the McGowan Room.
Anyone signing up during the week as a Friend of the Library will be eligible for list of great prizes, including a gift certificate at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and a basket from the Nimble Hill Winery, Tunkhannock, grandstand tickets to the Pocono 500, Martz Trailways bus tickets to Atlantic City and tickets to the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic.
Other events throughout the week include a decorating contest for MU clubs and departments, a bake sale and a costume jewelry sale. In addition, an indoor bowling contest, faculty lectures, and a paper airplane contest are scheduled for members of the Misericordia community.
For more information, call 674-3036.