Two Upcoming Events

If you’re in or around Blacksburg, there are two upcoming events you may want to know about! On March 24, 2014, the University Libraries is co-hosting the Third Annual Edible Book Contest with the Blacksburg branch of the Montgomery-Floyd Public Libraries. There’s still plenty of time to register for the event (and we won’t turn you away at the door, either). You can visit the website to find out more and sign up: Even if you don’t want to enter, please come to the Blacksburg Public Library from 6-7pm on March 24th. It’s your votes that will help us determine the winners in each category!

3rd Edible Book Contest

And, on March 25th from 5-7pm, the University Libraries will be hosting the Second Annual Appalanche. Appalanche is a celebration of Appalachian culture. This year, the event will include music and food, as well as displays and information about wildflowers, quilting, apples, the Wilderness Road Museum, and more! Your usual archivist/blogger Kira will share images and publications from Special Collections on apples. Be sure to stop by and visit us on the first floor of Newman Library that evening!



2 thoughts on “Two Upcoming Events

  1. Lidholm, Elaine (VDACS)

    How would you feel about listing the Edible Book Contest as an event occurring during VA Agriculture Week, which is March 23 – 29. I’m putting together a calendar of things we are doing but this is so unique, I’d like to mention it.

    Elaine Lidholm
    Director of Communications
    Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    102 Governor Street
    Richmond VA 23219


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