Our Black History Month display shows books about African-American history and culture. Information about freedom quilts, used by the Underground Railroad as a secret code for fugitive slaves, is also available.
All books can be checked out.
The USF in Lakeland Library and Student Government invite you to celebrate YOUR freedom to read by participating in various events during Banned Books Week.
Tuesday, October 2
on the LTB terrace, outside the USF in Lakeland Library/Open Use Lab
from 11:30 AM to 1 PM
from 4:30 PM to 6 PM
Come and listen to excerpts from a challenged or banned book. Anyone can be reading: students, staff or faculty members.
First Amendment Film Festival
Wednesday, October 3
10:30 am – 1:00 pm
“Inherit the Wind”
Followed by a group discussion led by Dr. Ralph Fehr
3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
“A Clockwork Orange”
Followed by a group discussion led by Dr. Cecil Greek
Thursday, October 4
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“To Kill a Mockingbird”
Group discussion led by Diane Fulkerson
Monday, October 1 – Saturday, October 6
The Library will have a display of banned and challenged books.
For any questions, you can contact Lisa Zilinski at firstname.lastname@example.org .
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Freedom to Read! Banned Books Week takes place from September 30 to October 6. Find title ideas and more information about Banned Books Week and the freedom to read on the American Library Association website athttp://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek.
We have a new display up, featuring books from the Lakeland collections relating to hispanic and latino heritage. We have many more on the shelves as well as numerous electronic resources on the topic. We’ll be happy to assist you in your search.
To note, these books can be checked out.
You can now come and browse our “Detroit Tigers at Tigertown” exhibit in the Library. The exhibit celebrates the 75th anniversary of Tigers spring training in Lakeland, FL.