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Provost to speak at April 15 Library Week event

By Jan Kemp
Assistant Dean for Public Services, UTSA Library

(April 11, 2008)--As part of National Library Week, April 13-19, John Frederick, UTSA provost and vice president for academic affairs,will speak at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 15 at Sombrilla Plaza on the 1604 Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the UTSA Library, there will be free popcorn and soft drinks. Students, staff and faculty members can enter drawings for an iPod Nano and three 1-gigabyte flash drives. Tickets for the drawing will be distributed at the event beginning at noon, and participants must be present to win. The drawing will be after Frederick's remarks.

A National Library Week event also will be conducted at the Downtown Campus from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 17 at the Frio Street Building patio. Downtown Campus library staff will serve orange and blue snow cones and other snacks, and UTSA community members can enter drawings for two iPod Shuffles to be given away at the event. Participants must be present to win.

The American Library Association created National Library Week in 1958. During the week, libraries across the country are recognized for their contributions to lifelong learning, academic and community support.

For more information, visit the UTSA Library Web site and select "Library News."

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