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Library Excellence Awards Ceremony 2022

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The University of Houston Libraries celebrated their 2022 Library Excellence Awards ceremony recognizing librarians and staff who achieve meritorious work goals and embody organizational values of collaboration, empathy, and creativity.

Estefania Garcia received the Staff Achievement award. Garcia became an avid promoter of equity and social justice by curating book displays that represent marginalized groups. Garcia is reliable and creative, assisting with promoting materials, creating short story clips on searching for articles, images, videos, and databases, and managing the William R. Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library‘s Instagram account. Garcia is a recent graduate of the School of Art with a wide-ranging knowledge of art programs, and offers invaluable insight on student needs and behaviors when planning outreach and service activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emily Slaughter received the Student Achievement award. Slaughter has an exemplary attitude, along with patience and a willingness to lend help where it’s needed. Currently a graduate student in the Curriculum and Instruction Art Education program, Slaughter’s insight on the learning habits of art students is always most welcome.

Celebrate Pride Month

General Announcements, New Resource, New Service, Special Event or Display

This June the Architecture, Design, and Art Library is celebrating Pride Month with a new book display! All books available for check-out.




Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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This week’s book display is themed after Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Browse through a selection of curated books celebrating artists & architects from Asian & Pacific Islander backgrounds. All book available to check-out.

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month

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This week’s book display is themed after Jewish American Heritage Month. Browse through a selection of curated books celebrating artists & architects of Jewish background. Then scan the QR Code to view a complimentary Virtual Pop-Up Library.

Virtual Pop-Up Library May 12

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The Architecture, Design, and Art Library

present

 

Virtual Pop-Up Library

Browse through a selection of curated art books celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month. Then visit the Architecture, Design, and Art Library for a complimentary book exhibition featuring artists & architects of Jewish background. Those that follow us on social media will WIN a prize!

Time: All Day

Location: Instagram

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Pop-Up’s

The Pop-Up Library program began in 2018 often collaborating with Blaffer Art Museum to introduce students to two campus resources. 

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Pop-Up Library at Stress Free Finals Kickoff 4/26

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The ADA Library, Blaffer Art Museum, and UH Student Center

present:

Pop-Up Art Library + Studio Sessions + Stress Free Finals Kickoff

Find us at the Stress Free Finals Kickoff in partnership with the Student Center and Blaffer Art Museum.  You can browse through a selection of curated art books then participate in a fun art-making activity. There will be free tote bags, mugs, ice cream and much more!

Time: 11am – 1:30pm

Location: Student Center Plaza

About

Pop-Up’s

The Pop-Up Library program began in 2018 in collaboration with Blaffer Art Museum  to introduce students to two campus resources. Each pop-up consists of curated art books and  featured catalogs for sale.

First Friday Studio Sessions

Blaffer Art Museum offers Studio Sessions the first Thursday of every month during the fall and spring semesters. Students are invited to join drop-in tours and hands-on activities to better connect with current exhibitions. The Blaffer regularly partners with the William R. Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library to a host a pop-up at each event where students can check out art books and supplies.

This event is free and open to all students

More on Stress Free Finals Kickoff.

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Celebrate Earth Day with Us!

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Architecture, Design, and Art Library by checking-out our new book exhibit on Sustainable Design! All books available for loan.

 

Listen to Raymond Brochstein’s Interview

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The Architecture, Design, and Art Library would like to honor the legacy of Raymond Brochstein by sharing an interview archived in the UH Digital Library.

The interview took place in 2015  between Mr. Brochstein and David Bucek from the series Building Houston. He discusses the history discusses the history of his family, business, Rice University campus architecture, and the City of Houston’s built environment.

Watch the interview below.


		

Books and Bytes with Tom Diehl & Eric Dowding

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The last speakers in the 2021-2022 Books and Bytes series are Tom Diehl, associate professor of Architecture at Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design and graphic designer Eric Dowding. They will speak about the creation of Diehl’s newest book Internal: Developing Informed Architectural Languages. 

When: April 13, 2022
Time: 6pm
Where: Virtual

 

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 972 8012 6319
Passcode: 571741

https://zoom.us/j/97280126319?pwd=aUVoTXU4NXZsNktHc3E3ZE90N3pJZz09

Celebrate National Library Week April 3- 9

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Show us your love by celebrating National Library Week at the Architecture, Design, and Art Library 04/03- 04/09. Every day, you may spin the wheel for a chance to win a mystery bag so come while supplies last. There will also be a complementary book display, art making activities and much more!

 

 

Celebration Days During National Library Week

Monday, April 4: State of America’s Libraries Report released, including Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2021.
Tuesday, April 5: National Library Workers Day, a day for library staff, users, administrators, and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.
Wednesday, April 6: National Library Outreach Day (formerly National Bookmobile Day), a day to celebrate library outreach and the dedicated library professionals who are meeting their patrons where they are.
Thursday, April 7: Take Action for Libraries Day, a day to rally advocates to support libraries.

 

Where: Architecture, Design, and Art Library
Dates: April 3- 9
Time: Library Opening Hours
This event is free and open to the public

 

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