Happy Banned Books Week! Here’s our very own Allison Gallaspy, Head of Cataloging, participating in the Virtual Read-Out at ALA last summer.

(Source: thebookbabeblog84)

Images from 1977 issues of The Angolite, the inmate produced publication of the Louisiana State Penitentiary (aka, Angola). The Angolite was founded in 1976 and publication continues today. Part of Dupré Library’s special collections.

Our “Blind Date with a Book” display!

Our “Blind Date with a Book” display!

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette recently acquired an early edition copy of Solomon Northup’s Twelve Years a Slave. The book is housed in Dupré Library’s Louisiana Room. It was donated by UL Lafayette education professor Elizabeth Pinkett.

Therapy dogs paid us a visit on Wednesday!

Photos from our first NaNoWriMo write-in. Our second write-in is tomorrow in the Gaines Center from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.