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Library Displays: 2018/2019 Displays

Displays in the Library

University Press Week

November 12-17, displaying SUNY Press titles

PBS's Great American Read

PBS has created a list of 100 books, which they will be narrowing down to 1 winning title this fall, for the Great American Read.

For more information, see their website: the Great American Read.

poster for the Great American Read depicting the Statue of Liberty and the caption "Join Us"

 

Banned Books Week

Banned Books week celebrates the freedom to read.

Learn more about frequently challenged books from the American Library Association.

Banned Books Week graphic - a book with a hand holding an air horn, and the text, "Speak Out for Banned Books, September 23-29, #BannedBooksWeek"

Celebration & Remembrance

  • September 15-October 15 - Hispanic Heritage Month
  • October - Disability Awareness Month
  • October - LGBT History Month
  • November - Native American Heritage Month
  • December - AIDS Awareness
  • January 29 - Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • February - Black History Month
  • March - Women's History Month
  • April - National Poetry Month
  • May - Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
  • June - Pride Month

Historical Anniversary Displays

  • September - 50 years ago - 1968
  • October - 200 years ago - Frankenstein
  • November - 100 years ago - end of World War I
  • December - 75 years ago - invention of the Aqua-Lung
  • January - 150 years ago - creation of the periodic table
  • February - 250 years ago - voyages of James Cook
  • March - 225 years ago - the Whiskey Rebellion
  • April - 175 years ago - the rules of golf
  • May - 125 years ago - the Pullman strikes

Wellness Center Initiatives

  • November - Suicide Prevention
  • January - Fitness & Wellness
  • February - Healthy Relationships

Lefty's Schedule

Lefty the Library Leopard's schedule and associated book displays
  Lefty Books
7/12 Beach Summer Vacation
8/20 Back to School Study Reference & Transition to College Life
9/17 Fall Fall Sports
10/22 Halloween Fall Holidays & Horror Genre
11/5 Veteran's Day Veteran's Day
11/26 Christmas Winter Holidays
1/2 Winter Winter Sports & Activities
1/28 Valentine's Day Romance Books
2/18 President's Day Presidents
2/25 Mardi Gras New Orleans
3/11 St. Patrick's Day Spring Break
3/25 Spring Spring Weather
4/15 Easter Spring Holidays
4/29 Graduation Job Hunting
5/13 Summer Summer Activities