Celebrate National Library Week at Cook Library

TOWSON, Md. (April 14, 2009)—The week of April 12–18 is National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers nationwide. Cook Library invites the TU community to join in the celebration with a week-long series of special events.

Annual Book Sale

April 15–17, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.; Cook Library, third floor lobby

A wide variety of items will be available for sale, including classics, best sellers, romance, comic books, CDs and DVDs.  The book sale will be held just inside the third floor lobby.  Proceeds from the book sale go toward the purchase of library resources.

“Hot Tea and Romance”

 April 15, 2–4 p.m.; Cook Library 411

Come to the library for a genteel tea party and a discussion of Nora Robert’s romantic Chesapeake Bay Saga. Take a relaxing break and enjoy a real cup of tea and delicate cookies. This discussion of the Quinn brothers’ lives and romances on the Maryland shore will be respite from end-of-term projects. Cook Library 411 will be converted to a Victorian tea room for the occasion. Seatings for tea at 2 and 3 p.m. Copies of the books are available at the library’s Faculty Reserve Desk.

Spirit of Place: An author and a photographer rediscover some of Baltimore’s favorite treasures

April 16, 5 p.m.; Cook Library 512

Local writer Sarah Achenbach and local photographer Bill McAllen will share their collaborative process of creating and self-publishing their book, Spirit of Place: Baltimore’s Favorite Spaces. They will bring the fascinating stories behind the photographs and essays presented in their work.  Visit Charm City Publishing for more information on the book.






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