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July 23, 2014

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams July 28 - 30 by clicking on the Hours link located in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.  Special hours will be in place also for July 25-27 for classes ending and Study Days.

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July 3, 2014

Be sure to check the Hours link located in the upper central part of the Auburn University Libraries  homepage to find out hours of operation during the July 4 holiday period affecting Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5.  Normal Summer Semester hours of operation will resume on Sunday, July 6.

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May 22, 2014

Be sure to click on the Hours link located in the upper central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to find out library hours of operation affected by the Memorial Day Holiday from May 24 - 26.  Regular hours of operation resume on May 27.

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May 15, 2014

Auburn Author

A Difficult Par:  Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and the Making of Modern Golf

Dr. James Hansen, Auburn University Department of History

Reading and Book Signing

Date and Time:  Thursday, May 22 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:   Auburn University Libraries, Auburn University Department of History, and Auburn University Bookstore.

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May 2, 2014

Be sure to click on the Hours link located in the upper central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to find out library hours of operation during the Intersession schedule, May 3 - 15.  Regular hours of operation begin on May 16.

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April 21, 2014

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams April 28-May 2 by clicking on the Hours link located in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.  Special hours will be in place also for April 25-27 for classes ending and Reading/Study days.

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April 14, 2014

Discover Auburn

Auburn:   A Pictorial History of the Loveliest Village, 3rd. Edition

Mickey Logue and Jack Simms

Presentation and Book Signing

Date and Time:  Tuesday, April 15 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:   Auburn University Libraries and Auburn University Bookstore

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April 7, 2014

Discover Auburn

"Loveliest Village of the Plains":  Auburn Places and Poems Across the U.S.

Dr. Emily Friedman, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 10 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and The Auburn University Department of English.

"Sweet Auburn, loveliest village of the plain,

Where smiling spring its earliest visit paid,

And parting summer's lingering blooms delayed,

Dear lovely bowers of innocence and ease,

Seats of my youth where every sport could please,

How often have I loitered o'er thy green,

Where humble happiness endeared each scene!"

- Oliver Goldsmith (1730 - 1774)

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March 28, 2014

Book Talk

From Brooklyn to the Olympics:  The Hall of Fame Career of Auburn University Track Coach Mel Rosen

Dr. Craig Darch, Human Foundation - Germany - Sherman Distinguished Professor, College of Education, Auburn University

Reading and Book Signing

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 3 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, The Auburn University College of Education, and the AU Bookstore.

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March 25, 2014

Genius in America:  The Story of C. Harry Knowles, Inventor

Featuring author Mary Ellen Hendrix and C. Harry Knowles, inventor and Auburn alumnus.  Knowles has patented more than 400 inventions relating to transistor, laser, and barcode scanning technology.  Hendrix is an Auburn alumna and prior to her 2007 retirement worked as Associate Editor for The Auburn Alumnews and Auburn Magazine.

Hendrix will read from the book and Knowles will discuss his career and answer audience questions.   Knowles recently donated his personal papers and photographs to the University.  Photos include images of Auburn life 1945-51.

Date and Time:  Thursday, March 27 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

 

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