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Bookmark-making, origami, story-telling, a prize wheel, & more! Libraries activities @ Rutgers Day 2012

RU Libraries @ Rutgers Day co-chair Katrina Zwaaf presents the prize wheel, to be used at the Libraries activities table at Rutgers Day 2012.

The Rutgers University Libraries have organized a bunch of family-friendly activities for Rutgers Day 2012 - Saturday April 28th. Visitors are welcome to join us for...

Alexander Library Exhibit and Self-Guided Tour
Stop by the Alexander Library on College Avenue and experience the multimedia book art of Karen Guancione, which combines brilliant pieces of collage, cloth, and other found objects.

Animal Tales
Listen to fun, furry, feathered, and scaled animal tales read by members of the Rutgers University Libraries community. All ages welcome! At the Libraries' table in the Voorhees Mall area, from 11am - 3pm.

Make Your (Book)Mark
Join us to create your own bookmark to celebrate books, libraries, and anything else worth celebrating. We supply the materials, you supply the imagination. At the Libraries' table in the Voorhees Mall area.

Origami Menagerie
Jumping frogs, peaceful cranes, fire-breathing dragons...come learn origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. For all ages and skill levels. At the Libraries' table in the Voorhees Mall area.

Rutgers University Libraries' table
Visit our information kiosk and enjoy an array of fun activities! Our knowledgeable library staff is here to answer your questions and describe the resources and services the library offers to Rutgers, alumni, and the New Jersey community. Spin the prize wheel and win a Libraries' memento to take home.

For more information on Libraries activities on Rutgers Day, please send an email to

The Libraries are grateful to our coordinators for Rutgers Day 2012 - Jeris Cassel, Kim Kaiser, and Katrina Zwaaf.

Posted April 9, 2012; April 20, 2012