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March 26, 2013

Friends Spring Book Sale Starts April 3

If you love books, you won’t want to miss the amazing Friends of the UW–Madison Libraries Spring Book Sale, to be held Wednesday, April 3 through Saturday, April 6. With more than 15,000 books to choose from, this is one of the largest used book sales in Wisconsin. The sale is open to the public [...]

February 27, 2013

On Wisconsin, On Film: Historic Films from the University Archives

As part of their “Treasures of the UW-Libraries” series, the Friends of the Libraries will present an evening of campus film clips on Wednesday, March 6 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at Memorial Library, Room 460. “On Wisconsin, On Film” will delight you with a selection of historic films providing glimpses of campus life from [...]

February 25, 2013

Friends of the CCBC Book Sale to be held March 2nd

The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) is part of the UW-Madison School of Education and is housed on the 4th floor of Helen C. White Hall, along with the School of Library and Information Studies.  The first of the Friends of the CCBC’s biannual book sales will be held this Saturday, March 2, 2013. At [...]

February 4, 2013

Join the Friends for an Exhibit Tour & Go Big Read Discussion at Ebling Library

UW’s Go Big Read choice for 2012-2013 is the remarkable Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss. One of Ebling Library’s most popular exhibits has been “Fallout: The Mixed Blessing of Radiation and the Public Health,” which was imagined in response to Radioactive. The Friends of the University [...]

November 20, 2012

Friends’ Book Sale a sellout!

this update provided by Friends’ administrator Elizabeth Nevers There was not a book to be seen by 1:15 pm on Saturday, November 10th, the last day of the Friends of the Libraries’ book sale. An estimated 3,000 buyers purchased around 15,000 used books, CDs, DVDs and maps during the four-day event.  LP records also sold [...]

November 8, 2012

Wisconsin Book Festival events at the Libraries

The Wisconsin Book Festival is in full swing this week, with dozens of events popping up at venues around Madison – including several at our own UW-Madison Libraries! Events hosted by campus libraries include: Friends of the Library Book Sale, Wednesday-Saturday in Memorial Library. Friends of the CCBC Book Sale, Saturday at the Cooperative Children’s [...]

October 30, 2012

Books and bargains at Friends’ sale November 7-10

Love books? Love bargains? Then you won’t want to miss the outstanding Friends of the UW–Madison Libraries Fall Book Sale, to be held Wednesday, November 7th through Saturday, November 10th. With more than 15,000 books to choose from, this is one of the largest used book sales in Wisconsin. The book sale is open to [...]

October 24, 2012

Supporting the Friends, supporting the Libraries

In honor of National Friends of Libraries Week, we welcome two important people to Library News & Events, and, since this is the first year for both of them, to the Libraries in general. Friends Program Administrator Elizabeth Nevers and Friends Student Assistant Katrina Dombrowsky cover a lot of the “behind the scenes” responsibilities for [...]

October 22, 2012

Celebrating the Friends of the Libraries

Happy National Friends of the Library week! We couldn’t let this week go by without featuring our own supportive group of Friends of the UW–Madison Libraries. Friends groups serve as the fundraising body for libraries of all sizes and types. Here at UW–Madison, the support from the Friends makes it possible for the Libraries to [...]

October 1, 2012

Aloha! Upcoming Sound Salon celebrates Hawaiian music

What better way to warm up on a brisk October evening than with a little Hawaiian music? At this upcoming Sound Salon, master of ceremony Henry Sapoznik introduces the rich and beautiful Hawaiian music genre through an interview with Alan Akaka, the former president of the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association. Monday, October 8, 2012 5:30-7:30 [...]

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