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You Visit Tour. Perry Library June 1 2017. Photo David B. Hollingsworth

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Library Welcome Tables Fall 22

Welcome Back

From August 29-September 1, 10 am-12 noon, stop by the Welcome Table in Perry Library for free snacks, free gifts, and a chance to learn more about about services, resources, and upcoming events for the fall semester.



Library Color of Freedom Opening

The Color of Freedom Exhibition

ODU Libraries and ODU's Military Connection Center welcome you to visit the Military Women's Memorial's exhibition on display in the Gallery section of Perry Library and to please attend the exhibition's Opening Ceremony on August 30, 12:30 to 1:30pm.

The "Color of Freedom: Honoring the Diversity of America's Servicewomen" exhibition will be at ODU until September 10 when it moves to other locations across Virginia. Click here for additional details regarding the exhibition at ODU, and please visit womensmemorial.org.



Libraries Open House - Fall 2022

Libraries Open House - Fall 2022

Join the Libraries' Fall 2022 Open House on September 6th in the Learning Commons of Perry Library! From 1pm to 5pm, ODU students will explore our resources and services and learn more about what's beyond the books by meeting our librarians and our partners of ODU Libraries.

Please grab some free pizza, drinks, and swag gifts during the event. Also, participate in the Libraries' Open House activities, and enter a prize drawing worth $100 Monarch Plus Points!

For more details on this event, please contact Undergraduate Success Librarian Travis Jones at tljones@odu.edu.


Fall 2022 Themed Semester Events: Sustainability

	Sustainability at ODU Libraries: Discovery, Growth, & Engagement

ODU Libraries welcome the Monarch community to join Sustainability at ODU Libraries: Discovery, Growth, & Engagement! Aligning with the University-supported theme of sustainability, the Libraries and those partnering with us this semester will offer events, displays, and scholarly discussions on the themed topic!

Featured events, resources, & partners for Fall 2022:

  • Naro Video Collection
  • ODUArts
  • ODU Lit Fest
  • Special Collections & University Archives: ODU Footprint
  • Libraries' Undergraduate Student Research Award
  • Student Sustainability Showcase
  • Waters Rising Exhibit & Open Access Week
  • ASIS & Academic Resource Center
  • Sustainable Scholarship Physical & Virtual Book Displays
  • International Education Week: Study Abroad

Please contact Jennifer Hoyt at jhoyt@odu.edu for additional details!




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Suggested Reads/Resources

image for Black History Month Book Display

Virtual Book Displays offer curated reading lists on topics of interest to the ODU Community.


Visiting the Libraries

Exhibits in the Perry Library


Exhibits in the Hofheimer Art Library

AAPI Month 2022 Book Collage

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2022 at The Hofheimer Art Library. See Bibliography.