Shelf Life

The Ina Dillard Russell Library Newsletter - December 2014

What's Happening at Russell Library?

  • Finals Week Activities
  • Acquisition of Alice Walker Materials
  • Affordable Learning Georgia Grant
  • Citizen Soldier "Pop-Up" Museum
  • Katherine Kent Memorial Endowment
  • 125th Anniversary Time Capsule
  • 3D Bobcat Scanning
  • RACL Review
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Finals Week Activities


December 8-12, 2014


Extended Hours:

December 7: Noon to 2 a.m.

December 8-11: 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.


Bobcat Roar (Monday, 9 p.m.) – Come let out all your frustrations, stress and anxiety before finals begin by screaming at the top of your lungs in front of Russell Auditorium.


Food for Fines (Monday-Friday, all day) – Bring in canned goods and we will forgive your Library fines!


Free Hot Chocolate (Tuesday & Wednesday, 1 to 2 p.m.) – Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate on us while supplies last! (Sponsored by the Library Student Advisory Board)


Photo Booth (Tuesday & Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) – Get “snapped” in the Library Atrium


Therapy Dogs (Monday & Tuesday, 10 a.m. to Noon) – “Paws” for a moment to meet some furry friends from Cupid’s Club.


Study Room Checkout (Monday-Friday, all day) – Nine rooms will be available for groups to check out at the Circulation Desk. More than 1 person in study rooms required after 5 p.m.


Zen Room (Monday-Thursday, 5 to 10 p.m.) – The “Zen” room will offer a relaxing space with light music, bean bags, and dim lights to help students de-stress.

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Acquisition of Alice Walker Materials


Georgia College announces a special acquisition of historical documents and artifacts from Dr. Mamie Walker, sister of Georgia-native and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker. Among the items donated are first edition books, personal letters and original artworks from Dr. Walker's organizations, The Lee-Stelzer Heritage Research Museum and The Tallulah Humanitarian Group.


Alice Walker is an internationally acclaimed author, poet and activist, best known for "The Color Purple."


All items will be housed in Special Collections of the Ina Dillard Russell Library.


For more information, visit the announcement via Front Page.

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