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Explore “Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library” during National Library Week, April 13-17.

NLW poster 2015 revised 2During this week, libraries highlight the role they play in changing people’s lives.

University of Toledo Libraries will celebrate by hosting special events and asking people to pose for a photo with their favorite book for a chance to win prizes.

Listed by date, events will include:

• Tuesday, April 14 — Panel discussion on “Leveraging UT Libraries for Research Success: Across the Disciplines” at noon in Carlson Library Room 2010. Panelists will be Dr. Tavis Glassman, Health and Recreation Professions; Dr. John Laux, School Psychology, Higher Education and Counselor Education; Dr. David Meabon, Educational Leadership; Dr. Joni Mihura, Psychology; and Dr. Michael Tevald, Rehabilitation Sciences. Wade Lee of University Libraries will serve as the moderator.

• Wednesday, April 15 — used book sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Carlson Library Concourse.

— Panel discussion on “Leveraging UT Libraries for Research Success: In the Health Sciences” at noon in Mulford Library Room 420. Panelists will be Dr. Linda Pierce, Nursing; Dr. Samay Jain, Urologic Oncology; Dr. Barbara Saltzman, Public Health and Preventive Medicine; and Dr. Eileen Walsh, Nursing. Lee again will serve as the moderator.

— Invisible Beasts: A Reading by Sharona Muir at 12:30 p.m. in the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections. This event is sponsored by the UT Department of English.

• Thursday, April 16 — Barbara Floyd, director of the UT Canaday Center and university archivist, will discuss her new book, The Glass City: Toledo and the Industry That Built It, at 4 p.m. in the Canaday Center. She will sign copies of her book, which will be for sale for $30 during a reception after the event. This talk is co-sponsored by the Department of History.

• Thursday, April 16 — Game night from 6 to 10 p.m. in Carlson Library Room 2010. This event is co-sponsored by UT-BASH.

New posters to promote reading that feature UT researchers that fit the “Unlimited Possibilities” theme will be on display starting Monday, April 13.

And patrons can take part in the shelfie contest by taking a photo with a favorite book or library place and posting to Instagram or twitter #UTshelfie for chance to win prizes.

For more information on UT’s celebration of National Library Week, click here.

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