All Day: The Amazing UNC Libraries Race Contest

Explore campus libraries with The Amazing UNC Libraries Race. This (mostly) social media contest is easy to enter and offers great prizes: donuts, and Daily Grind and Student Stores gift certificates. Learn more and enter (or visit the Snapshot Day table in Davis Library, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on April 16).

All Day: Photographers in the Libraries

Watch for our roving photographers. They’ll be trying to capture a day in the life of UNC’s libraries. Smile!


10 a.m. –  Story hour in the School of Information and Library Science Library, Manning Hall
Join SILS professor Brian Sturm and his troupe of story-tellers for the morning’s best study break. (see photos)

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Photo booth at the Undergraduate Library (with donuts!)
Feeling happy? Serious? Goofy? Capture the moment at the Undergrad. (see photos)

noon – 4 p.m. – Video booth in Davis Library (more donuts! – while supplies last)
The awesome volunteer students of UNC StoryLab have a question for you. (watch the video)

1 p.m. – Behind-the-scenes tour of Davis Library (meet in the lobby)
What’s behind those doors? Find out about the library’s technical operations. (see photos)

5 p.m. – An Evening with NPR’s Carl Kasell, Friends of the Library event, GS200 Genome Science Building
You know the voice! Join one of NPR’s best-known personalities. (watch a recording)