October 02, 2008

October at a Glance for the Friends of the GSU Library

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October is a busy month for the Friends of the GSU Library. To start off the month of October we have the:

Friends of the GSU Library Historical Society will meet October 8th from 12:00 p.m. - 1 p.m. in the Library Administrative Conference Room. Everyone is welcome, so come join us!

Save room for dessert because the Friends of the GSU Library are having a bake sale on October 14th in the Hall of Governors. The bake sale will run from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. unless we run out first! So don't end up disappointed, show up early to make sure you get the best selection.

Are you ready to get a head start on your holiday shopping? Then make sure you come to the Silent Auction on Wednesday, October 15th. There will be many great gifts for you to bid on, from gift certificates to original works of art. For a preview of the gifts to be auctioned off visit the Silent Auction page. Something for everyone on your shopping list! The auction will start at 12:00 p.m. in the Hall of Governors and end at 7:00 p.m.

Want to find out more about the Friends of the GSU Library? Then join us at the next meeting on Wednesday, October 15th from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Library Administrative Conference Room. Don't worry, you will have plenty of time left to go to the auction and place your bids. For more information on how the Friends of the GSU Library have benefited the Library read the attached article that was published in the Phoenix on August 6, 2008, and written by Chris Gloff.

Winter is on its way and along with winter comes those cold, frigid days when we would rather stay nice and warm indoors with a good book to read. Worried you won't have enough books to get through winter? Worry no more; the Friends of the GSU Library will be having a Book Sale on Thursday, October 16, 2008. Friends of the GSU Library (must have your Friends Card) will be able to preview the books from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (don't worry, you can join the Friends at that time). The Book Sale will open to the public at noon and end at 7:00 p.m. The Book Sale will be held in the Hall of Governors.

The GSU Writers Group will be meeting on October 21, 2008 in the Library Administrative Conference Room from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Friends of Mysteries will be meeing on October 22, 2008 to discuss the Thirteenth Knight by Allen Gordon. The discussion will start at 12:00 p.m. and end at 1:00 p.m.

To wrap up the month, the Friends will be sponsoring a Blood Drive on October 30, 2008 in E-Lounge.

Printable list of October Events

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May 24, 2008

Friends of Mysteries will review Artists in Crime By Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh, Artists in Crime (1938) will be our book for Tuesday, June 24th. We will meet in the Cafeteria Annex at 12:00 p.m..

The Mystery Book Club will be on hiatus during July and August. Join us for The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons both by Dan Brown on September 16th at Noon in the Cafeteria Annex. Everyone is welcome.

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May 19, 2008

Friends of Mysteries meeting to discuss Strong Poison by Dorothy Sayers

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Friends of Mysteries will be meeting on:
May 20th at noon in the Cafeteria Annex
They will be discussing Strong Poison by Dorothy Sayers

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March 17, 2008

Friends of Mysteries Meeting

The Friends of Mysteries will be meeting Tuesday, March 18th at noon in the Cafeteria Annex. They will be discussing – She Walks These Hills by Sharyn McCrumb (Search inside the book)

Everyone is welcome to join the group. Are you interested in joining the Friends

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February 18, 2008

Friends of Mysteries Meeting

The next meeting of the Friends of Mysteries will be Tuesday, February 19th from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria annex. They will be discussing:

Gallows View by Peter Robinson (Browse sample pages)
March 18th they will be discussing– She Walks These Hills by SHaryn McCrumb (Search inside the book)

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December 06, 2007

The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Samson

The next Friends of Mysteries will be meeting on December 11, at noon, in the Cafeteria Annex. The group will be discussing The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Samson. Everyone is welcome, so bring your lunch and join the discussion.

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July 17, 2007

A Test of Wills: Today in the Cafeteria Annex

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Today, July 17, at noon in the Cafeteria Annex. A Test of Wills by Charles Todd will be discussed For more information on this on this title and previously discussed titles, click here.

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April 04, 2007

Maisie Dobbs

Friends of Mysteries will meet on Tuesday, May 15, in the Cafeteria Annex from noon to 1:00 p.m. We will be discussing Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear. The mystery is set in post-WWI England. Maisie was a field nurse in the trenches during the war and is now a practitioner of holistic health.

This discussion group is also an event associated with the Changing the Face of Medicine Exhibit in the University Library from April 25 to June 6.

Copies of the book can be obtained through Interlibrary Loan, Borders or Amazon.com. Please join us. Friends of Mysteries is open to all members of the GSU community and sponsored by Friends of the GSU Library.

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