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National Library Week

Check out events taking place at DiPietro Library as we celebrate National Library Week!

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Even librarians miss deadlines! National Library Week is officially celebrated across the country from April 7-13, but the staff at the DiPietro Library will be holding a series of events and contests during the week of April 15-19.

Schedule of Events

Favorite Database Bracket Playoff

  • Date: Monday, April 15-Friday April 19th
  • Details: Come to the library each day of National Library Week and vote for your favorite database! Each time that you vote, your name will be entered into a raffle. Students' favorite database will be announced on Friday, April 19th.

Edible Book Event

  • Date: Wednesday, April 17th from noon to 1
  • Location: DiPietro Library First Floor near main display case
  • Details: Decorate a cake in honor of a favorite book and include it as part of our Edible Book display. Students who participate will have their names entered into a competition to win a $20 gift card to the FPU bookstore.

Database Matching Game

  • Date: Monday, April 15-Friday April 19th
  • Location: DiPietro Library First Floor
  • Details: Try to match the databases to their descriptions. The student with the most correct matches will receive a $20 gift card to the FPU bookstore. The winner will be announced the next week via email.  If more than one person answers each question correctly, we’ll draw to decide a winner. 

Borrow a Librarian

  • We have thousands of items you can borrow from the DiPietro Library, but this event offers you the chance to borrow a librarian for thirty minutes.  Choose from Eric Shannon, Mary Anne Blauert, Leslie Inglis, Paul Jenkins, and Amy Horton.  During your half-hour with the librarian of your choice, ask him/her about how librarians can assist FPU students, why s/he chose to become a librarian, or any other questions you might have.

LC Call Number Scavenger Hunt

  • Date: Monday April 15-Friday April 19th
  • Location: Begin the scavenger hunt by picking up a call number at either the Circulation Desk or the Reference Desk, both located on the first floor of DiPietro Library.
  • Details: Find the book with the correct call number and discover a snack! Please be sure to check out our guide to the Library of Congress Classification system for help understanding how to use call numbers.