TAMIU’s Library Continues Celebration of Library Week

TAMIU’s Library Celebrating
National Library Week

As part of its ongoing observation of National Library Week, Texas A&M International University’s Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library is continuing with a book drive, poetry reading and amnesty week.
The book drive for children’s books is underway through April 18. The Annual Killam Library Poetry Reading is scheduled Monday, April 14. A week of overdue fine amnesty will be in effect April 14 through 18.

The book drive will benefit the El Cenizo Public Library. Children’s books can be donated at the Circulation Counter on the first floor of Killam Library during regular library hours.

The Poetry Reading will be held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Great Room on the third floor of the Library. University faculty, students, staff and members of the community at large will read original poetry or favorite works from the literary canon. Persons interested in participating as readers should contact Alejandra Puente, 326.2108, alxgarza@tamiu.edu

Amnesty for overdue books and other materials will be available April 14 - 20 and overdue fines will be waived. This amnesty does not apply to replacement fees for lost or damaged materials, and it does not apply to materials returned after April 20.

For further information on the children’s book drive, please contact Celita Borchers, 326-2118, cborchers@tamiu.edu

For further information on the week of amnesty from overdue book, please contact Lorenzo Rodriguez, 326-2110, lrodriguez@tamiu.edu

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