The 2016 library fair will be a celebration of the Union College’s 125 years. Make plans now to attend on September 22 between 3 and 6 p.m.
- Enjoy dressing in costume? Come dressed according to the Union College dress code from your favorite decade, have your pictures taken by our official photographer, and you could win a prize. See the 125th Anniversary Research Guide to learn more about Union’s dress codes through the years.
- Food and Farm on Peanut Hill – enjoy refreshments and learn about the history of food at Union College.
- Who’s Who in Union College History – trivia about important (or not so important) people in Union’s history.
- In The Clocktower on Your Birthday – explore The Clocktower Archive and discover what was happening at Union when you were born.
- Medical Cadet Corps: Changing the Response to War – Watch a 12-minutes documentary about the Medical Cadet Corps program started at Union College in 1934.
- George Stone’s Slate – From slates to tablets, the history of the education department at Union College.
- Warriors Sports History – Try your hand at free throws, balloon volleyball, juggling, and gymnastics.
- The Golden Cords: Sharing Light – Learn about Union’s alumni who have served around the world.
- Throwback Thursday: Theme Songs – The fair will conclude with a short concert of vocal music from Union’s past. Performance begins at 5:40 p.m. Don’t miss it!
Prizes will be given away during every activity. Complete the “Library Fair Graduation Plan” and you’ll be entered in the grand prize drawing. You will also receive a “Library Fair Diploma” for your portfolio or to verify attendance for teachers who are offering credit.
A Sample of the Prizes Available:
Holman KJV full-color study Bible (courtesy of Family Christian Stores)
Tasting party from Noodles & Co.
Small ice cream cake from Coldstone Creamery
Pie from Stauffers
Gift cards Chevy’s, El Toro’s, The Olive Garden, The Mill, Rolling Wok and more
Coupons and giftcards from the Nothing Bundt Cake,s Lincoln Craft Studio, Basket Bunch and much more
By Sabrina Riley, library director