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May 13 2016

T-Rex in the Library

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Elon’s Belk Library owns reading day! This prehistoric visitor roamed the stacks and handed out snacks.


Apr 26 2016

A study room reserved just for you

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Elon students can win a reserved study room to prep for finals.

Enter a drawing to win a study room

Nov 02 2015

Campus Conversation about our strategic plan

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If you missed the November 6th Campus Conversation, we still welcome your feedback and comments on the draft strategic plan for Belk Library (link to PDF document).

As the academic heart of the residential campus, Belk Library is committed to advancing the culture of engaged intellectual inquiry at Elon University. We welcome input from the entire campus community as we continue our work to build a model engaged academic library. Our strategic plan is also your strategic plan – we would love to hear what you think an engaged academic library looks like.

Mar 05 2015

Game Night @ Belk Library March 6

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Belk Library hosted Game Night on Friday, March 6th.  Around seventy students turned out to play video and board games, and to feast on Little Caesar’s pizza and cookies from Paul’s Bakery.  Many of the participants took part in a Smash 4 tournament.  Congratulations to Ethan Gaskin, Takasuke Tsuji, and Conor McKoy, who won $10 Target gift cards in the door prize drawings.






















































Apr 29 2013

Belk Library Game Night a great success!

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Belk Library and the Gaming and Computer Club held their biannual Game Night on Friday April 26.

Over 70 people came and played a variety of board games and video games. We held tournaments for Smash Brothers and Square Ball, which is a game created by Elon student Dan Eagle. We ate pizza and desserts, and lots of people won door prizes.  Everyone’s a winner at Game Night!

If you missed it, we’ll do it again in early fall.  Like us on Facebook to keep up with all the Belk Library events.


Sep 11 2012

Game Night at Belk Library

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Belk Library and the Gaming and Computer Club will be hosting Game Night on Friday October 5 from 8pm until midnight. Come out and play all your favorite video and board games. Halo, Rock Band, Twister, Apples to Apples, and more. Or bring your own games. Food and drinks will be provided. See you there!

Jul 05 2012

Summer reading Nook winner

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Congratulations to senior Music Theatre student Andrew Keeler,
winner of our summer reading Nook giveaway!

Everyone’s a winner! Didn’t win the Nook? Stop by Belk Library to check out these fun summer resources:

  • Summer Reading
    Visit our display wall for a series of recommended summer reading, including science books and resources related to the summer Olympics.
  • Road Trip!
    Remember that Belk Library has audio books on CD you can check out.
  • Headed to a Family Reunion?
    Attend one of the library’s free genealogy workshops to learn more about your family tree.


Jun 29 2012

Genealogy Workshops for Faculty and Staff

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Back by popular demand, Belk Library is once again be offering its introduction to genealogy workshop, “Skeletons in the Closet.”  This one-hour session, taught by librarians Randall Bowman and Jamane Yeager, covers how to get started doing genealogical research: where to look, what to look for, and what sources are out there for genealogists.

Skeletons in the Closet will be offered at these dates and times:

June 18, noon

June 19, 8:00 am

July 9, 1:00 pm

July 10, 3:00 pm

These sessions will be in Belk Library 113, the computer lab on the first floor.

If you work for the university’s Physical Plant Department (Building Trades, Environmental Services, Landscaping & Grounds, or Utilities Maintenance Units) and are interested in attending, please notice there are sessions that are scheduled at the end of first shift (3 pm on July 10) and third shift (8 am on June 19)

Due to limited space in each session, please contact Randall Bowman (extension 6571, to reserve a space in the session you would like to come to.  Space is limited to 20 each session.  Elon spouses/partners, family members, and retirees are welcome to participate.

May 29 2012

Summer Reading – Win a Nook!

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Now that summer has begun Belk is celebrating with a display of amazing fiction for summer reading.

Visit the library to check out our display and enter your name into our drawing for a FREE Nook ebook reader!

Apr 09 2012

National Library Week!

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Happy National Library Week from Belk Library!

This is an event sponsored by the American Library Association and celebrated by libraries all across the country.

To celebrate Belk Library is displaying our Elon READ posters on the first floor of the library.  Stop by and take a look!  Our three new posters for 2012 feature President Emeritus Earl Danieley, Physical Plant Staff Members Eva Boone and Tallulah Shaw, and Honors Program Directors Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler and Michael Carignan with Honors Students Cara McClain and Robert Rawlings.

Wednesday, April 11 starting at 10:00 p.m. there will be free food in the library!

Also, be sure and register at the Information Desk for a daily drawing to win a free book and $10 gift card from Barnes and Noble!


Mar 29 2012

Belk Library Game Night

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Belk Library and the ACM will be hosting Game Night on Friday March 30 from 8pm until midnight.

Come out and play all your favorite video and board games.  Halo, Rock Band, Twister, Apples to Apples, and more.  Or bring your own games.

Food and drinks will be provided.  See you there!