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SSCC’s South Campus celebrates National Library Week
 
National Library Week will be observed April 11-17 in the Learning Resources Center (LRC) at Southern State Community College’s South Campus, 12681 U.S. Route 62, Fincastle. 
It is open and free to the public. Refreshments will be served daily. This year’s theme is “Communities Thrive at Your Library.”
“Southern State has enjoyed a full week of celebrating National Library Week since 1995,” said Mary Ayres, South Campus LRC manager. “Each year just seems to get better and better. Students, faculty, staff, administrators and the community are all involved in our celebration.”
Dr. Kevin Boys, president of Southern State Community College, will participate in a session on Thursday, April 15, called “Jammin’ with the President.” Anyone who plays an instrument is invited to join Dr. Boys. Other highlights include:
*Monday, April 12—Trivia Game from 9:30-11 a.m.; Louis Mays presents “Let’s Go To Hawaii” from 11 a.m. to 12 noon; Annie Rankin presents a poetry session from 12 noon to 1 p.m.; Match Game from 1-2 p.m.; Peggy Mills Warner presents “Gist Settlement” from 2-3 p.m.; Dee Werline presents “Belize Mission Trip Highlights” from 3-4 p.m.; Alice Richmond presents “Healing Music, Part I” from 4-5 p.m.; Candee Basford presents “Public Speaking” from 5-6 p.m.; and the Liberty Band performs from 6-7 p.m.
* Tuesday, April 13—Sue Evans presents “Myers-Briggs, Stress/Spiritual Tests” from 9-10 a.m.; Gracie and Colt present “Pet Therapy Dogs” from 10 a.m. to 12 noon; Skip Werline presents a walking tour of the art display in the Appalachian Gateway Center from 2-3 p.m.; Richard Haines presents “Genealogy in the 21st Century” from 3-4 p.m.; Southern Idol from 4-5 p.m.; Zumba from 5-6 p.m.; and Back to the Cross Southern Gospel from 7-8 p.m.
* Wednesday, April 14—Jeanne Skaggs presents “Hula Hoop Exercise” from 9-10 a.m.; Kathy Burns presents “DRC” from 10-11 a.m.; Peggy Roark presents “Improvised” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Joy Gilmore presents “Folding Books” from 2-3 p.m.; Amanda Lewis will sing from 3-4 p.m.; Alice Richmond presents “Healing Music, Part II” from 4-5 p.m.; Jeff Wallace and students will present “Fiction Reading” from 6-7 p.m.; and Ron Baker will perform from 7-8 p.m.
* Thursday, April 15—Dan Bubp presents “What’s Happening in Today’s Politics?” from 9-10 a.m.; “Jammin’ with the SSCC President” from 10-11 a.m.; Jeff Foster presents “Invasive Species” from 11 a.m. to 12 noon; Charlie Gorman presents “Psychological Testing and its Effectiveness” from 12 noon to 1 p.m.; Pat Caraway presents “Relationships” from 2-3 p.m.; Sue Evans presents “Broken Wings” from 3-4 p.m.; and Peggy Chalker presents “Being a Host Family for an International Student” from 4-5 p.m.
First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries – school, public, academic and special – participate.
For a complete schedule or more information, please contact Ayres at mayres@sscc.edu or 1-800-628-7722 ext. 3681.
 
National Library Week will be observed April 11-17 in the Learning Resources Center (LRC) at Southern State Community College’s South Campus, 12681 U.S. Route 62, Fincastle. 
It is open and free to the public. Refreshments will be served daily. This year’s theme is “Communities Thrive at Your Library.”
“Southern State has enjoyed a full week of celebrating National Library Week since 1995,” said Mary Ayres, South Campus LRC manager. “Each year just seems to get better and better. Students, faculty, staff, administrators and the community are all involved in our celebration.”
Dr. Kevin Boys, president of Southern State Community College, will participate in a session on Thursday, April 15, called “Jammin’ with the President.” Anyone who plays an instrument is invited to join Dr. Boys. Other highlights include:
*Monday, April 12—Trivia Game from 9:30-11 a.m.; Louis Mays presents “Let’s Go To Hawaii” from 11 a.m. to 12 noon; Annie Rankin presents a poetry session from 12 noon to 1 p.m.; Match Game from 1-2 p.m.; Peggy Mills Warner presents “Gist Settlement” from 2-3 p.m.; Dee Werline presents “Belize Mission Trip Highlights” from 3-4 p.m.; Alice Richmond presents “Healing Music, Part I” from 4-5 p.m.; Candee Basford presents “Public Speaking” from 5-6 p.m.; and the Liberty Band performs from 6-7 p.m.
* Tuesday, April 13—Sue Evans presents “Myers-Briggs, Stress/Spiritual Tests” from 9-10 a.m.; Gracie and Colt present “Pet Therapy Dogs” from 10 a.m. to 12 noon; Skip Werline presents a walking tour of the art display in the Appalachian Gateway Center from 2-3 p.m.; Richard Haines presents “Genealogy in the 21st Century” from 3-4 p.m.; Southern Idol from 4-5 p.m.; Zumba from 5-6 p.m.; and Back to the Cross Southern Gospel from 7-8 p.m.
* Wednesday, April 14—Jeanne Skaggs presents “Hula Hoop Exercise” from 9-10 a.m.; Kathy Burns presents “DRC” from 10-11 a.m.; Peggy Roark presents “Improvised” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Joy Gilmore presents “Folding Books” from 2-3 p.m.; Amanda Lewis will sing from 3-4 p.m.; Alice Richmond presents “Healing Music, Part II” from 4-5 p.m.; Jeff Wallace and students will present “Fiction Reading” from 6-7 p.m.; and Ron Baker will perform from 7-8 p.m.
* Thursday, April 15—Dan Bubp presents “What’s Happening in Today’s Politics?” from 9-10 a.m.; “Jammin’ with the SSCC President” from 10-11 a.m.; Jeff Foster presents “Invasive Species” from 11 a.m. to 12 noon; Charlie Gorman presents “Psychological Testing and its Effectiveness” from 12 noon to 1 p.m.; Pat Caraway presents “Relationships” from 2-3 p.m.; Sue Evans presents “Broken Wings” from 3-4 p.m.; and Peggy Chalker presents “Being a Host Family for an International Student” from 4-5 p.m.
First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries – school, public, academic and special – participate.
For a complete schedule or more information, please contact Ayres at mayres@sscc.edu or 1-800-628-7722 ext. 3681.
 
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