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Austin Peay State University Woodward Library Society hosting annual Society Social on April 6th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This April, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Woodward Library Society will host its annual Society Social, featuring author Michael Doubler. 

The Society Social, a library friend-raising and fundraising dinner, is scheduled for Saturday, April 6th, 2019 in the Franklin Room of the F&M Bank in downtown Clarksville. Social hour begins at 5:30pm followed by a buffet dinner catered by the Party Station.

The Austin Peay State University Woodward Library Society to hold annual Society Social at the Franklin Room of F&M Bank on April 6th.

The Austin Peay State University Woodward Library Society to hold annual Society Social at the Franklin Room of F&M Bank on April 6th.

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Meet Wilf the cat, another Austin Peay State University Paws to Care success story

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Scott Shumate thought he was going to get a cat.  The IT analyst for Digital Services at Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library had a cat lined up last summer – his friends had a stray but weren’t allowed to have pets. 

APSU student Scott Shumate adopted Wilf from Paws to Care.

APSU student Scott Shumate adopted Wilf from Paws to Care.

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Austin Peay State University’s Woodward Library Society hosts 10th Annual Society Social event

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 21st, 2018, Austin Peay State University’s Woodward Library Society will host its 10th Annual Society Social dinner event.

The Society Social, a fundraising and friend-raising dinner event, will begin at 5:30pm at F&M Bank’s Franklin Room in Downtown Clarksville. A social hour will be followed by a dinner catered by Nicolleta’s Catering.

APSU Felix G. Woodward Library

APSU Felix G. Woodward Library

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APSU celebrates contributions of Woodward Library Society

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last week, The Felix G. Woodward Library celebrated the many contributions of the Woodward Library Society, a support organization for the Austin Peay State University library.

As part of the 12th annual National Friends of Libraries Week, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a proclamation designating October 15th-21st, 2017, as Friends of Libraries Week in Tennessee.

APSU Felix G. Woodward Library

APSU Felix G. Woodward Library

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Austin Peay State University Woodward Library to host month-long exhibit, lecture and film series on World War I

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In February 1918, the U.S. Army 32nd Infantry Division, known as the “Red Arrow” because of the insignia worn on their shoulder sleeves, arrived in France to join in the fight on the Western Front, the main theatre of war during World War I.

Made primarily of Army National Guard units from Wisconsin and Michigan, the Red Arrow lived up to its name by successfully piercing enemy lines where other units failed.

World War I exhibit will be on display at the APSU Woodward Library October 20th – November 20th.

World War I exhibit will be on display at the APSU Woodward Library October 20th – November 20th.

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Clarksville’s James Moore and Sean Hogan take Viking Cruise in Norway and Scotland

 

TravelClarksville, TN – Supervisory Librarian, Robert F. Sink Memorial Library at Fort Campbell, James Moore and Special Collections Librarian, Felix G. Woodward Library, Austin Peay State University, Sean Hogan, are world travelers.

Each year they cruise to a different location and this June their travels took them on a Viking ocean cruise to both Norway and Scotland. Following are James’ enticing description of their tour and Sean’s exquisite photographs:

Parliament in Oslo, Norway. (Sean Hogan)

Parliament in Oslo, Norway. (Sean Hogan)

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APSU University Archives and Special Collections now houses copy of rare Pembroke Collection coin archive

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke, was a great many things during his life. A British statesman during the reigns of King William III and Queen Anne, Herbert served, at different times, as First Lord of the Admiralty, Lord High Admiral of the Royal Navy and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

In his private life, Herbert was also a prolific collector, amassing a vast array of, among other things, works of art and classical sculpture.

A historic coin book donated by an Austin Peay alumni.

A historic coin book donated by an Austin Peay alumni.

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Austin Peay State University, Woodward Library host exhibition on Lincoln and American Civil War

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In honor of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Felix G. Woodward Library at Austin Peay State University is hosting an exhibition, titled “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War.”

On display from September 4th through October 15th, the exhibition will celebrate its grand opening on Tuesday, September 8th at 3:00pm in the Woodward Library. APSU President Dr. Alisa White and Woodward Library Director Joe Weber will perform the ribbon cutting ceremony. «Read the rest of this article»

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Golf champion David Meador to speak at Woodward Library Society Spring Social, April 27th

 

The Woodward Library SocietyClarksville, TN – David Meador, a four-time golf national champion, once toyed with the idea of becoming a police officer. In the summer of 1966, the 18-year-old Meador worked part time as a police station radio operator, and one evening, he was invited to take a ride in a new police cruiser.

At some point during the night, the officer behind the wheel engaged in a high-speed pursuit of another vehicle, and he ended up crashing the new cruiser.

David Meador to speak at Woodward Library Society Spring Social

David Meador to speak at Woodward Library Society Spring Social

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Sue Freeman Culverhouse Discusses Tennessee Authors at Clarksville Writers’ Conference Luncheon

 

Clarksville Writer's ConferenceClarksville, TN – Ellen Taylor, a Master Clinician in the Martha Dickerson Ericksson College of Education and former President of the Felix G. Woodward Library Society, introduced Sue Freeman Culverhouse to approximately 100 attendees of the Thursday luncheon for Clarksville Writers’ Conference 2014 at the Morgan University Center of Austin Peay State University. Describing Sue’s teaching music at Watauga Elementary School in Ridgetop, Tennessee, Mrs. Taylor said that until one has had 55 kindergarten students playing xylophones at one time, no one can imagine the life of a music teacher.

Taking the podium, Culverhouse spoke on her book, Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, 2013). Tennessee Literary Luminaries which features biographies of renown Tennessee authors Robert Penn Warren, Alex Haley, Peter Taylor, Eleanor Ross Taylor, Cormac McCarthy, William Gay, Bud Willis, Alice Randall, A. Scott Pearson, Amy Greene and Marshall Chapman.

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