The Friends of the Library hosted their version of a comic-con in the Mary Livermore Library. Dr. Robert Canida, the director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, said the Friends of the Library’s program committee wanted to promote their vision of the event and to provide inclusion. The event was called “Library-con,” an inspired theme for those who attend larger comic book and anime conventions. There were four presenters that evening; Professor Robert Epps, Professor
UNCP's new eatery on campus is helping students stay refreshed while studying. Café 641 opened in the Mary Livermore Library last semester. The variety of options on the menu have caught students’ attention and the new hours have made it easier to visit in between classes. Operating hours are: Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., as well as Friday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. “As a worker in the library, the times are very convenient for my schedule, and
Recently, new computers have been placed in the James B. Chavis University Center on campus at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. UNCP provides students with diverse tools and materials all throughout the campus in encouragement to create the best learning environment to fit all students. The University has placed brand new Lenovo computers in the UC lab, one of the main buildings on campus for eating, socialization and studying. “I feel like a computer lab already
UNCP's School of Education celebrated the reopening of the Teacher Resource Library on Jan. 31. The Teacher Resource Library was once located in the Mary Livermore Library, but has now moved to the School of Education room 137. Claire Clemens, a reference librarian who was hired to set up the library, is well-versed in everything that the students who use the library will be able to check out. A group of students who major in education come to the library often and had mostly
“Although they may have been deemed useless or not fitting the library’s collection, somebody’s trash is someone else’s treasure” In the last edition of The Pine Needle, Dean of Library Services Dennis Swanson sat down with student journalists Abaigeal Brown and Mason Miller to discuss the discarding of library resources. Once the article was published, faculty and staff presented The Pine Needle with more accurate information. Staff and faculty felt their voices were not acc
Pembroke Activities Council (PAC) hosted a Halloween event in Mary Livermore Library on Oct. 29 from 7-9 p.m. Students crafted pumpkins and skulls on the bottom floor and enjoyed the experience of an escape room on the top floor. PAC also provided candy to satisfy students’ sweet tooth craving. The library was decorated with cobwebs and orange lights in the festive spirit of Halloween. “I’m a big fan of Halloween time and was really excited attending the haunted Livermore lib
As the Fall 2018 semester begins, students are anticipating the completion of renovations that have been taking place at Mary Livermore Library since the commencement in May.
Dean of Library Services, Dennis Swanson, says the ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to commemorate the completion of renovations will be set for sometime in late September or early October.
“I think the renovations will bring several significant improvements to the library going forward