Come Join us for National Library Week!

The UT Libraries will be celebrating National Library Week, April 13-19!

The theme of this year’s National Library Week is “Lives Change @ Your Library.” We will be featuring new READ posters of well-known UT alumni whose lives have been impacted by books, reading and libraries.

Fun events are also planned for both Carlson and Mulford libraries including used book sales; a lecture on bibliotherapy; creative readings by UT students; and game night:

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Celebrate National Library Week at UT Libraries

Join the University of Toledo Libraries in celebrating National Library Week next week, April 15-21.  We will be hosting two receptions to unveil our new READ posters, featuring some familiar faces from the UT community with their favorite books.  The receptions will also give you a chance to hear about some of the newest initiatives from the libraries, and we will be giving away a $100 gift card to the UT Bookstore to help you buy next semester’s textbooks (Separate drawings at each library; must be present to win).  Refreshments will be provided at both receptions.

  • Carlson Library, Monday April 15 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Mulford Library, Tuesday April 16 at 1:00 p.m.

On Wednesday, April 17th, the UT Libraries will have a used book sale in the Carlson Library concourse.  Stop by between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to look for some great deals!

National Library Week

An Evening with Neil Gaiman Webcast

To celebrate National Library Week, come to the library to watch author Neil Gaiman speak from the University of Minnesota via webcast.
April 12, 6-8 p.m.
Carlson Library Room 1025
As Honorary Chair of National Library Week and 2009 Newbery Medal winner for The Graveyard Book, Slide 1

Neil Gaiman will be speaking about his lifelong love of libraries and the role they play in a democratic society by supporting intellectual freedom and privacy.
Slide 1

The program will conclude with a question and answer session.  Submit your questions ahead of time at

Neil Gaiman (used by permission Jessamine County Public Library)

This webcast is sponsored by the American Library Association, HarperCollins Children’s Books, Internet2, the University of Minnesota, and the Jessamine County Public Library.