Banned Books Week Events, October 2-6

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Chart of top 13 most challenge books of 2022: Gender Queer, All Boys Aren't Blue, The Bluest Eye, Flamer, Looking for Alaska, Perks of Being a Wallflower, Lawn Boy, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, Out of Darkness, A Court of Mist and Fury, Crank, Me and Earl And the Dying Girl, and This Book is Gay.

Celebrate your freedom to read by joining Hunter Library and friends in Banned Books Week events, October 2-6. Monday, October 2 at 6:00 PM – Movie Night: Perks of Being a Wallflower. UC Theater. Co-hosted by Hunter Library and LMP. Film discussion to follow. Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 PM… Read more »

Hunter Library reissues book about African Americans in Western North Carolina

Hunter Library is pleased to announce the reissue of Just Over the Hill: Black Appalachians in Jackson County, Western North Carolina by Victoria A. Casey McDonald. The book, originally published by Catch the Spirit of Appalachia in 2012, presents a collection of narratives of African Americans in the region. The… Read more »

Celebrate Black History with Hunter Library

Hunter Library and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Programs invite you to join us to celebrate Black History on February 17th at 3:00 pm via Zoom. Dr. Antron Mahoney will bring us together for a discussion using Black fraternalism as a barometer for thinking about the interaction between… Read more »

Shamella Cromartie Receives American Library Association’s I Love My Librarian Award

Shamella Cromartie, Associate Dean, Hunter Library, is one of 10 winners of the prestigious I Love My Librarian Award, which honors “exceptional librarians from academic, public and school libraries who were nominated by patrons nationwide for their expertise, dedication and profound impact on the people in their communities.” Cromartie was… Read more »

Hunter Library Faculty Publish 3rd Edition of Popular Instruction Guide

Ms. Heidi Buchanan and Dr. Beth McDonough recently published the third edition of their book, The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide with ALA Editions. The book is “a terrific resource for instruction librarians at all experience levels,” according to Library Journal’s review of a previous edition. It offers practical advice to teaching librarians on… Read more »