Karen Fischer, Collection Analysis librarian at the University of Iowa, will present Author Rights, Author Addendums and Copyright. The presentation is open to the campus.
Screening of the film Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero will be followed by a panel discussion of local faith leaders.
It's easy to read about the Hunger Games, but do you actually have what it takes to survive the Hunger Games? Bring your blood-lust and your team and find out at Rod Library's UNI Hunger Games. Winning means free tickets to the Hunger Games movie. Losing means certain death.
Screening of the film Ghosts of Abu Ghraib will be followed by a discussion in the use of torture in the "War on Terror."
The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and the Arnold Liebster Foundation of Davenport are making this exhibit available to schools and libraries around the state. Created by the Arnold-Liebster Foundation, this exhibit of 13 framed panels examines the lives and experiences of young Jehovah’s Witnesses who suffered as a result of the their refusal to accept Nazi ideology. In raising awareness about an important form of non-violent resistance to tyranny and persecution, the exhibit can stimulate thought and discussion of contemporary forms of intolerance and bullying and in the uses of civil disobedience and non-violent resistance.
Screening of the film Watch What You Say: Free Speech in Times of National Crisis will be followed by a discussion of free speech rights.
Amy Stewart, best-sellling author of Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities, will be visiting Rod Library, the Cedar Falls Public Library and the Waterloo Public Library through Skype.
Join Rod Library at the opening reception for the traveling exhibit, "Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine."
Selections from the film Beyond the Frame: Alternative Perspectives on the War on Terrorism will provide context for a discussion of the 9/11 attack, its aftermath and the "War on Terror."
Watch the UNI Quidditch Team in action and stick around after the match to learn how to play! Please bring your own seating.This event is free and open to the public.