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ENRICH-0543 – Hist: Great Libraries of the World (ENRICH-0543_BOOK)

The World Tour: Earth’s Greatest Libraries

American author Marc Brown once said, “Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card.” If you can relate to that quote, then you’re in the right place. Here’s a course that you can think of as both a special and fun library card because it gets you into the greatest libraries on earth. Consider it an all-encompassing, A-to-Z kind of Dewey Decimal approach to learning all about libraries. Join library authority and advocate Suzanne Walters as she begins with an enlightening look at the first written documents on clay tablets found at the great library of Assurbanipal. See the great library of Alexandria and the many Roman libraries. (Did you know Roman Emperors Augustus, Tiberius, Vespasian and Trojan all created libraries?) Discover the academic libraries of Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Yale and the University of Denver, too. Hear from guest speakers Pam Sandlian-Smith, director of Anythink Libraries, a revolution in library services; Terry Nelson, director of the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library; and Michael Levine-Clark, dean of the University of Denver Libraries. Plus, enjoy an illuminating and stunning virtual tour of the national libraries in Europe, the famed monastic libraries, the Black Diamond Library in Copenhagen, the Amsterdam library, the Vasconcelos Library in Mexico City and many more. Be sure to book your spot today!

Four Zoom sessions
Thur., Nov. 4, 11, 18, Dec. 2, 2021, 6:30-8:30 pm MT

Suzanne Walters served as director of marketing and development for the Denver Public Library during the bond election and capital campaign that paved the way to build new libraries and remodel existing branches throughout Denver. She’s the author of Library Marketing that Works! and Breakthrough Branding: Positioning Your Library to Survive and Thrive.
Course Details
Location: University ParkMode of Study: OnlinePlaces Left: 27Waitlist Places Left: 10Fee: $140


Days of the WeekStart DateEnd DateTimeVenueInstructor
Thursday4th November 202118th November 202106:30PM - 08:30PMN/ASuzanne Walters
Thursday2nd December 20212nd December 202106:30PM - 08:30PMN/ASuzanne Walters