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National Library Week

posted by Donna Stewart on 2023-04-20T17:57:00-04:00 | 0 Comments


National Library Week is April 23-29, 2023

National Library Week is a time to celebrate our nation's libraries and library workers.  This year's national theme is "There's More to the Story," celebrating all the materials, services, spaces, and things that libraries offer in addition to books. Most people know about the wealth of stories available at the library, from textbooks and novels to research materials and e-books. But there's so much more to the story of libraries. 

Come and see for yourself! The Michael Schwartz Library encourages all CSU community members to visit the library during National Library Week, April 23-29, to explore all we have to offer. Did you know we have phone charging cables, white board markers, educational toys, virtual reality headsets and video equipment to check out?

We're adding more and more non-book items to our collection to help you learn, work, teach, create, and succeed. As our collection of "things" continues to grow, you’ll find interesting new tools and materials to help with your coursework and to make your life easier 



Tuesday, April 25th-National Library Week Celebration & Exhibit

Join us beginning Tuesday, April 25th from 11am to 12:30 pm on the 1st floor of the library as we celebrate National Library Week.  Visit our exhibit and learn about the resources available from the library and especially those that may be helpful as we head into finals week. There will be opportunities to enter to win $20 gift cards and enjoy light refreshments. 


Tuesday, April 25th-National Library Workers’ Day

NLWD is a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. Thank your favorite library staff member today!


Wednesday, April 26th-National Library Outreach Day

Celebrate library outreach and the dedicated library professionals who are meeting their patrons where they are. The library will have a collection of poetry materials available for checkout at a bookmobile in the Student Center inner link from 10am-12pm as we also celebrate National Poetry Month.


Cover Art for Cleveland and the Civil WarWednesday, April 26th-Friends of the Library Local Author Book Talk

Author W. Dennis Keating, CSU Emeritus Professor, will discuss his book, Cleveland and the Civil War on April 26th from 12pm to 1:30pm. Although removed from the frontlines, Cleveland played an active role in national events before, during and after the Civil War. Dr. Keating creates a panoramic view of the city through one of the nation’s most troubled times. Viking Outfitters have copies for sale at the event. Register here for location information:


Thursday, April 27th-Digital CSU Student Showcase

Digital CSU in partnership with the Michael Schwartz Library will host the Student Showcase in the Student Center Atrium on Thursday, April 27 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

The showcase is an opportunity for students to present finished or in-progress digital research projects created for their courses in a poster session style event to their faculty, staff, and their peers.  Refreshments will be provided.


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