Prescott Memorial Library hosting events for National Library Week

Apr 24, 2023 | General News

Prescott Memorial Library will celebrate National Library Week, April 24-28 with various events on Louisiana Tech’s campus. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries of all types across the country each April.

“This year’s theme is ‘There’s More to the Story,’ and the faculty and staff of Prescott Memorial Library are inviting everyone to join in the celebration along with us and libraries around the country,” said Executive Director of Library Services Angela Dunnington.

To celebrate National Library Week, the Prescott Memorial Library is hosting the following on-campus events and invite all students, faculty, and staff to stop by the main floor and take a picture with their favorite book to be featured on social media:

On Monday, April 24, the Library will feature Table Talks by the Black Student Union. Participants can join the conversation for these informal table talks to discuss current events, social justice issues, and other topics in the community. Black Student Union members will lead discussions at 6:00 pm on the library’s third floor.

On Wednesday, April 26, the Library will feature a College of Education Grant Reveal Reception and Art Display by students from the AE Phillips Laboratory School. The event begins at 1:00 pm on the main floor. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, April 27, will be the celebration of William Shakespeare’s birthday, featuring cookies and sonnets.

On Friday, April 28, the College of Education is hosting, “Library Lunch n’ Learn: Resources for Research” at noon. This 30-minute event will assist participants in navigating research and learning about resources and services that the library offers. Food will be provided. Pre-registration is required (click here to register for this free event). All students are invited.

For more information about National Library Week, contact the library at 318.257.2577.