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Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners sponsor annual celebration of Black History Month.

Sheila Williams

Sheila J. Williams' Speech

Author Sheila J. Williams discussed her latest novel Girls Most Likely on February 2, 2007 at WKU's Helm Library.
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Frank X. Walker

Frank X. Walker's Speech

The celebration of Black History Month in 2006 featured Frank X. Walker, who spoke in WKU's Helm Library.
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Glenn Lafantasie

Panel Discussion on John Brown

On October 16, 2009, a panel discussion on John Brown by Drs. Glenn Lafantasie, John Hardin and Robert Dietle was conducted in Helm Library 100. This discussion was co-sponsored by the History Department and the Department of Public Library Services, Western Kentucky University.
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Cake

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of WKU's Glasgow Campus Library

WKU Libraries and Glasgow Community celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Glasgow Campus Library on April 15, 2009.
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Brett Gutherie

Celebration WKU's 75th Anniversary of the Federal Depository Library Program

On March 27, 2009, WKU Libraries celebrated the 75th anniversary of its Federal Depository Library Program in Helm Library Room 100. US Congressman Brett Guthrie gave brief remarks regarding our US Government collection.
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Haiwang Yuan

China-A Nation of Diversity and Contrast

The International Education Week sponsored by the WKU Office of International Programs and hosted by WKU Libraries presented Haiwang Yuan on November 18, 2008 in Helm 100.
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Sandra Birdsell

Sandra Birdsell Speaks at WKU Libraries

Award Winning Canadian Author Sandra Birdsell spoke in Helm Library on Tuesday, June 5, 2007.
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Albert A. Bell

Evelyn Thurman Award to Author Albert A. Bell, Jr.

The Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award was given to Albert A. Bell, Jr., author of "The Secret of the Lonely Grave," on February 16 in Kentucky Building.

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Nancy Baird

Nancy Baird Receives Sara Tyler Merit Award (2007)

Kentucky History Specialist Nancy Baird receives Sara Tyler Merit Award.
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Carlton Jackson

Carlton Jackson Talked about Joseph Gavi

On March 7, 2006, Carlton Jackson, author of Joseph Gavi: Young Hero of the Minsk Ghetto, talked about Joseph Gavi, who, as a teenager, led the Jewish ghetto resistance in Minsk.
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Karren Pell

"Everything Shaking on a Saturday Morning"

Karren Pell led a sessiopn at the Kentucky Writers Conference and created a song about the earthquake that rocked the Midwest on the morning of April 17, 2008.
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Tyrone Cotton

Tyrone Cotton

Louisville native and WKU graduate Tyrone Cottton entertained the crowd at Java City today with his unique musical style on October 27, 2008.
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William Woys Weaver

An American Appetite: The Material Culture of Food

On September 28, 2007, internationally known food historian,author and seed saver of heirloom vegetables, William Woys Weaver, gave a presentation titled An American Appetite: The Material Culture of Food at the Kentucky Library and Museum.
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A few years ago, the Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners organized an annual One Campus-One Community-One Book (One Book) project to cultivate reading in the Commonwealth. The event involves discussing a selected book about Kentucky or by a Kentuckian author.

Man Martin

Man Martin Discusses His Book

Man Martin discussed his book Days of the Endless Corvette , selected for the 2008 One Book event.
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One Book Kick Off

Author Kim Edwards Meets her Readers

On Thusday, March 1, 2007, renowned author Kim Edwards came to Bowling Green, Kentucky to meet and talk to her readers for the One Book event sponsored by the Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners.
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One Book Kick Off

2007 One Book Project Kick-off Event

One Book project was kicked off in the WKU Library Helm Library.
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Bobbie Ann Mason

Bobbie Ann Mason Answers Questions in Helm Library

Bobbie Ann Mason discussed her book In Country, selected for the 2006 One Book event.
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