UCBA Library Display Celebrates National African American Read-In and Black History Month

Black History Month and the National African American Read-In book display.

Stop by the UCBA Library to browse and borrow books in honor of Black History Month and the National African American Read-In (NAARI). Titles that include a yellow NAARI bookmark are written by African Americans and can be read for the NAARI event scheduled for Tuesday, February 28 at 12:00 pm in the Muntz 119 Lobby.

To see a full list of titles on display, visit the National African American Read-In guide at https://guides.libraries.uc.edu/ucba-naari.

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UCBA Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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The UC Blue Ash Library, in collaboration the Office of Hispanic/Latino Affairs, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a library display highlighting Hispanic/Latino books and culture. The books will be on display in the library from September 15, 2016 to October 14, 2016. The items are available for checkout with a valid UC ID. Browse the online guide of suggested reads at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/ucba-displays/ucba-hhm or stop by!

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UCBA Library celebrates Women’s History Month

by Lauren Wahman and Heather Maloney

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The UCBA Library celebrates Women’s History Month and the many contributions of women from past to present.  The display highlights a wide variety of books and media from local to global covering politics, activism and social change, science, art, literature, and business.

Stop in this month and borrow a book or DVD from the display!

Additional resources to explore Women’s History Month:​

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UCBA Black History Month Display

by Heather Maloney

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Black History Month Display includes books and DVDs by and about African Americans.

The latest UCBA Library book and media ​display celebrates Black History Month and the many ​contributions of ​African Americans from past to present.  The display highlights​ a wide variety of titles that include groundbreaking works from African American authors as well as books and media that cover​ key​ cultural, political, and historical events.​​​ ​Included in the ​display is a brief synopsis ​of Black History month from the History.com website ​and three themes of Knowledge, Engagement, and Reflection highlighted ​from Regina Edmondson’s article, “Why it’s important to observe Black History Month”.​

Don’t forget to check out the suggested titles for the National African American Read-In (NAARI) designated with a bright yellow bookmark.​ NAARI titles on display are only a selection of a much more expansive list of books on the National African American Read-In at UCBA Guide. The guide represents selected “Must Read” Books by African American Authors available through UC Libraries and​ was created in conjunction with UC Blue Ash College’s annual National African American Read-In (NAARI) event:​.

Stop in the UCBA Library this month and borrow a book or DVD from the display!

Want to explore more Black History month resources? Check out these links:

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UCBA Library Display Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Kellie Tilton

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Celebrate the life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by borrowing a book from the “Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” book display in the UCBA Library.

Books on display include titles written by the Nobel Peace Prize-winning King, all volumes of King’s papers and works written about King and his impact on the Civil Rights Movement and his legacy in America’s history.

Continue to read about his life and legacy at The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change’s website, the Nobel Peace Prize website or listen to his speeches on the NPR website. Twitter also released the Top 10 quotes by King that were shared in this post.

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National Chemistry Week Books on Display at UCBA Library

by Erin Barger, UCBA Library Student Assistant

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Erin Barger created a display in honor of National Chemistry Week being held October 18th-24th.

In honor of National Chemistry Week (NCW), October 18-24, 2015, a collection of chemistry books will be on display and available for browsing and borrowing.  This year’s theme is “Chemistry Colors Our World” focusing on the chemistry of food colors, dyes, pigments, fireworks, etc. There are live demos going on all over the Cincinnati area at libraries and the Cincinnati Museum Center. According to the American Chemical Society (ACS), “NCW encourages chemists and chemistry enthusiasts to build awareness of chemistry at the local level. Local Sections, businesses, schools, and individuals are invited to organize or participate in events in their communities with a common goal: to promote the value of chemistry in everyday life.” Visit the ACS website at http://www.acs.org to learn more. 

Erin Barger is a Student Assistant for the UCBA Library and also serves as the Vice President of the UCBA Chemistry Club. The UCBA Chemistry Club will be helping with a demo at Deer Park Library on Friday, October 23rd from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Volunteers are welcome.

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