THIBODAUX, La. — The Ellender Memorial Library is more than you might expect, and you can find out all about it next week at the Open House event.
From 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25, students will get a tour of the library that includes snacks, trivia and games. The event will be indoors and masks are mandatory.
“Students should make sure to catch a tour to get a unique look at the library, which will definitely help them with their classwork,” said Dr. Robert Stephens, Research and Instruction Librarian and Outreach Coordinator. “Students will learn how to navigate the library and play games that help them learn along the way. And we will have food and snacks!”
Specific activities will include meeting the librarians and learning about items they can check out or view in the library beyond books, such as laptops, microphones, some course textbooks and anatomical models for biology classes. And yes, there are books including leisure titles like The Hate You Give and The Hunger Games and graphic novels like Persepolis and The Dark Knight Returns.
Students will also learn about how the library can help with research, including government docs, newspapers, magazines and a wealth of history in Archives and Special Collections.
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