• Introduction to Bookbinding - Diversity Week @ UCF Libraries

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Do you know you can make your own books by hand? In this 2.5-hour workshop participants will learn how to bind their own books using basic materials and tools. We will cover the foundations of traditional bookbinding. Participants will learn how to measure, cut, and bind books. After completion, everyone will leave with a blank book made during the workshop.Beginners ...

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  • Fiber Arts for Everyone - Diversity Week @ UCF Libraries

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Everyone can enjoy the fiber arts. Try out crocheting, knitting or sewing your own bookmark with the help of Orange County Library System instructors.

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  • After Equality & TEDTalks: Mary Bassett

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    After EqualityEquality is usually seen as the goal of feminism. Yet with women more than a third more likely to go to university than men, and with more female entrants to medicine and law, does this limit the horizon? Should we be championing difference rather than equality? Or is this a dangerous heresy that threatens progress? The Panel Times columnist ...

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  • Henna Art with Priya

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Priya will be doing FREEHAND designs for your guests. Freehand designs are always different from one design to another, as the artist does whatever comes to mind at the time. No two guests will have the exact same design, some designs may be similar but each design will be unique in some way. The designs will start at the wrist ...

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  • Diverse Families Database

    Education Complex: Curriculum Materials Center

    Join UCF librarian Kristine Shrauger and discover UCF’s Diverse Families database. As the white-skinned mother of an adopted black-skinned daughter, Kristine quickly realized how difficult it was to find books that “mirrored” their family dynamic. So out of necessity became invention, and the Diverse Families database was born. Every person and all types of families need to be able to ...

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  • Film: Children Left Behind

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Most high school students in the United States are required to pass a series of exams in order to earn a high school diploma. From coast to coast, more and more states are using these high stakes tests in an effort to reverse the supposed rising tide of mediocrity in our public schools and close the achievement gap between socioeconomic ...

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  • Open Heart Open Mic

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    You are welcome to bring a story, poem, song, or any other vocal presentation to share – on any topic. Any original work presented at an Open Heart Open Mic event will be eligible to be listed in STARS KnightVerse. STARS is UCF’s digital repository designed to disseminate, publicize, and share works by, for, and about UCF. KnightVerse is the ...

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  • Film: Awake, a dream from Standing Rock

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    The Dakota Access Pipeline is a controversial project that brings fracked crude oil from the Bakken Shale in North Dakota through South Dakota, Iowa and eventually to Illinois. The Standing Rock Tribe and people all over the world oppose the project because the pipeline runs under the Missouri river, a source of drinking water for over 18 million people, and ...

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