Celebrate the launch of the Uncommon Fund Young Adult Fiction Collection
Celebrate the formal launch of the Uncommon Fund Young Adult Fiction Collection on March 10th from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Regenstein Library, Room 122. Refreshments will be served.
The Young Adult Fiction Collection was funded in 2015 by the Uncommon Fund, which granted $10,000 to create a young adult fiction section for the Library. Maya Handa, the College student whose application was successful in the competitive selection process, organized the book selection process.
For a preview of some of the items from the collection, visit Maya’s display of book covers in the exhibit case located near the Dissertation Office on the 1st floor of Regenstein Library.
The Uncommon Fund is allocated by Student Government to support creative and interesting student projects or initiatives on campus. Its goal is to encourage students to take action on campus in creative and unique ways. Past projects supported by the Uncommon Fund involving the Library include a scholarly symposium on medieval art and a student-focused opening event for the exhibition On the Edge: Medieval Margins and the Margins of Academic Life in 2012, installation of a hot water dispenser in Regenstein in January 2014, and free distribution of print copies of the Chicago Tribune in Regenstein in autumn 2014.
The reception’s refreshments are being provided courtesy of the Uncommon Fund.
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact Rebecca Starkey at email@example.com or 773-702-4484 for assistance.