Events

Fall 2019

Date Time Event Location
Description Cost & Registration
Friday, August 31
4:00-6:00 PM
Speed-Friending
Jerome Library
Participate in a massive scavenger hunt, eat pizza, and meet new people at this engaging and fun icebreaker.

Free

No registration

Wednesday, September 4   1:00-5:00 PM
Campus Fest
Campus Quad
Come find out about all the services offered by the Special Collections floors in Jerome Library (and lots of other organizations, too!)

Free

No registration

Week of September 22 All day Banned Books Challenge
CRC Come to the CRC and enter to win prizes by guessing the shredded YA books. Free
Wednesday, September 25
3:30 PM
Mock Caldecott
Curriculum Resource Center, Room 210B
Join us in attempting to determine which picture book will win the coveted Caldecott medal this year! Learn more about the Mock Caldecott program from this LibGuide.

Free

Register here

Wednesday, September 25 7:00 PM
Jerome Unplugged: Board Game Night
Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library
Unplug from technology and join us for an evening of playing board games. Snacks provided.

Free

No registration

Saturday, September 28 9:30 AM
STEM in the Park    Perry Field House
Engage in hands-on STEM activities for all ages.

Free

Register here

Wednesday, October 23
3:30 PM Mock Caldecott Curriculum Resource Center, Room 210B Join us in attempting to determine which picture book will win the coveted Caldecott medal this year!

Free

If you haven't previously registered, register here.

Wednesday, October 23
7:00 PM
Halloween Storytelling
Way Public Library
Join the CRC's Curriculum and Outreach Educator, Joe Prince, for an evening of ghost stories.
Free
Wednesday, November 6 7:00 PM Jerome Unplugged: Trivia Night
Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library
Unplug from technology and join us for an evening of good old fashioned trivia! Prizes to top teams! Snacks provided.

Free

No registration

Friday, November 8

Saturday, November 9

All day
2019 Weekend Conference
Mazza Museum; Findlay, OH
Some of the top authors and illustrators in the children's book industry will be giving engaging talks about their inspiration and work. Book signings and breakout sessions will be a part of the experience.

Price TBA

Register here

Wednesday, November 13 5:00 PM Record Listening Club: Liz Phair's Exile in Guyville
Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library Join the CRC's Curriculum and Outreach Educator, Joe Prince, for a listening party followed by a lively discussion of the seminal 90s masterpiece Exile in Guyville.

Free

No registration

Wednesday, November 20 3:30 PM Mock Caldecott Curriculum Resource Center, Room 210B Join us in attempting to determine which picture book will win the coveted Caldecott medal this year!

Free

If you haven't previously registered, register here.

Thursday, December 5
5:30 PM Picture Book Show
Wood County District Public Library
Students enrolled in Amanda Rzicznek's and Elizabeth Zemanski's ENG 3420 will present their handmade picture books in the library atrium.

Free

No registration

Wednesday, December 18 3:30 PM
Mock Caldecott Curriculum Resource Center, Room 210B Join us in attempting to determine which picture book will win the coveted Caldecott medal this year!

Free

If you haven't previously registered, register here.

Contact Joe Prince by email (jjprinc@bgsu.edu) or phone (419-372-7308) if you have questions about any of these events.