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Oct 27 2011

Halloween in Belk!

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Need a break from studying?  Belk will have lots of scary movies on display Friday – Monday.

On Monday come be a part of our Halloween Contest where you will find staff in Belk Library dressed up in some awesome costumes!  Visit the library between 8am and 5pm, get your map and entry form, search out the staff in costume to get your form signed, and then enter your completed form into our drawing for a chance to win some amazing prizes!


Sep 27 2011

Game Night at Belk Library

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Belk Library and the ACM will be hosting Game Night on Friday, September 30, from 8:00pm until midnight.  Come out for your favorite video games, board games, and card games. Halo, Rock Band, Mario Kart, and more. Food and drinks will be provided.  We hope to see you!

May 24 2011

Belk Library Summer Lunch Series

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Belk Library would like to announce its Summer Lunch series: “Do you want to know a secret? What you don’t know about Belk Library”

Open to Elon employees…physical plant, staff, faculty, anyone that works at Elon!

Belk Library has more than just books and journals that Elon students use to do their work.  There are hidden gems that you can use.  These informal sessions won’t have homework…just useful tips.  And fun!

Please join us at lunchtime; bring your lunch, and we’ll provide the drinks and desserts!

 “Skeletons in the closet: Genealogy for beginners”

  • Date:  Monday, June 20
  • Time: Noon
  • Presenters: Randall Bowman and Jamane Yeager
  • Location: Belk 113
  • Topics: Are you interesting in exploring your family’s history?  Join us for an introduction to genealogical research.  Topics will include using tools such as Heritage Quest, Ancestry Library,; also, other good places to look.

“Summer Reading Recommendations: E-books, audiobooks, and good reads”

  • Date:  Monday, July 18
  • Time: Noon
  • Presenters: Shannon Tennant, Patrick Rudd, Betty Garrison
  • Location: Belk 113
  • Topics: the library has Kindles available for checkout, not to mention audiobooks and E-books, and NoveList for leisure reading recommendations. 

Please email Randall Bowman to RSVP.

Apr 11 2011

National Library Week!

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Happy National Library Week everyone!!!

Our READ posters with Elon folks and their favorite books are on display.  This year our new posters feature Michael Williams, Jeff Clark, and the Performing Arts Department.

On our display wall we have recommendations from library staff members for great books, cds, and dvds.

You can also enter our daily drawing for a chance to win a free book!

Mar 29 2011

Game Night at Belk Library

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Belk Library and the ACM will be hosting Game Night on Friday, April 1 from 8pm until midnight.  Come out for your favorite video games, board games, and card games.  Rock Band, Halo, Twister, dominoes, chess, Apples to Apples, Texas Hold-’em poker, and more.  Food and drinks will be provided.  We hope to see you!

Mar 07 2011

Founders Day 2011

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Thomas E. Powell, Jr. '19

This week Elon will honor Dr. Thomas E. Powell, Jr. ’19 for Founders Day. Powell was a member of the Class of 1919 and served as a professor of biology and geology at Elon from 1919-1936. In 1927, he founded Carolina Biological Supply Company.

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Feb 07 2011

Belk Facebook contest!

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Each month during the Spring 2011 semester, Belk Library will be hosting a contest through our Facebook page.

If you are not a fan already, become one and keep an eye out for our upcoming contest, beginning Monday February 14th. You can win prizes such as a Barnes and Noble gift card, Phoenix Cash, movie tickets, and an Irazu Coffee gift certificate.

Stay tuned… and may the best guess win!

Feb 01 2011

Business school celebrates 25 years

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Koury Business Center

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business is celebrating its 25th anniversary! Check out the library’s book and poster display to learn more about Martha and Spencer Love.

In late December of 1985, the Martha and Spencer Love Foundation made a $1 million gift to Elon College to endow its business program. The Elon board of trustees voted to name the program the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business in memory of the foundation’s benefactors. At the time, the gift was the largest in the 97-year history of the college.

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Jan 10 2011

Art Exhibit in Oak Grove Lounge

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The new art exhibit by Peg Gignoux in the Oak Grove Lounge is part of the Alamance Reads “one community, one book” celebration.  This year’s book is The Pleasure Was Mine by Tommy Hays and includes a character who attends the Penland School of Crafts in the North Carolina mountains.  Peg is well-connected to Penland.

PAGES – MIXED MEDIA WORKS was created by Marguerite Jay Gignoux. Known for fabric and book arts, she leads collaborative workshops for all ages and is a former Penland student, mentor, and teacher – and also an Elon adjunct art professor who regularly teaches winter term courses in fabric arts, book making, and story illustration. The exhibit will be run through February 18.

ARTIST RELECTIONS – PENLAND CONNECTIONS – Artist’s talk and reception Saturday, Feb. 5, 2:00-5:00pm in Belk Library.  The artist’s talk starts at 2:30pm.

ALAMANCE READS – Join the reading discussion by purchasing the book for only $5 at any Alamance County public library

Dec 07 2010

Free coffee and cider!

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Belk Library has free coffee and cider for you and just when you need it, late night during exams!  Listen for the announcement around 10pm every night December 8 – 12.