Library Events

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    Pictures on events hosted by the library.

    September 17, 2013 Library Exhibit on the US Constitution Day

    constitution 2  Dr. Nykiel & Dr. Bell

    Costitution  Library Display

    September 16, 2013 Meeting with Mr. Victor Evans, Consultant for new Frederick Douglass Library


    Victor 2

    September 10, 2013 Presentation by the Yankee Book Peddler Representative

    Yankee book  Hannah Bucholz & Librarians

    August 30, 2013 Library Staff Participation in College Colors day

    Library staff

    August 27, 2013 New Faculty Orientation

    Faculty Orie  Marvella Rounds

    Faculty orie 2  Joseph Bree

    Faculty orie 3

    Faculty orie 4

    August 22-23, 2013 FDL Open House

    Open House  Marvella Rounds

    Open House 2  Michelle Turner & Joseph Bree

    Open House 3  Anne Murdock

    Open House 4  Richard Rudasill & students

    Open House 5

    Open House 6

    Open House 7  Renise Johnson & students

    Open House 8  Circulation staff & students

    Open House 9  Media Display

    Open House 10  Serials & Cataloging Display

    Open House 11  Reference Display

    Open House 12  Student

    Open Hose 13  InterLibrary Loan Display

    Open House 14  Renise Johnson & students

    July 11, 2013 Some library staff participated in the Daly Technology Showcase, Cambridge, Maryland

    Cynthia Nyirenda  Cynthia Nyirenda

    Josephine  Josephine Downing & Bonita Jones

    May 20, 2013 Mr. Charles Thomas, Executive Director, USMAI Consortium held meetings with Dr. Beteck and staff





    March 22, 2013 The Library Acquires New Furniture

    Furniture 1

    Furniture 2

    Furniture 3


    These are the events that have been held at the Frederick Douglass Library or sponsored by the Library in 2011.


    • 20 – Library staff from Salisbury University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore participated in a one-day retreat. Salisbury University hosted the retreat.  The theme of the retreat was “Customer Service and Civility at the Workplace”.     


    • 14 – Mrs. Jessie Cottman Smith, the first Dean of the Frederick Douglass Library, was awarded an exceptional honor:  the library’s exhibit room was named the “Jessie Cottman Smith Library Exhibit Room”!
      • Pictures from the Event:

        • /cms300uploadedImages/DSC_0057.JPG  Mrs. Jessie C. Smith


        • /cms300uploadedImages/DSC_0061.JPG  Mrs. Jessie C. Smith and Dr. Ellis Beteck, Dean of Library Services


        • /cms300uploadedImages/DSC_0052.JPG  Unveiling the name "The Jessie Cottman Smith Library Exhibit Room"


        • /cms300uploadedImages/DSC_0028.JPG  Part of the audience at Mrs. Jessie C. Smith Award Ceremony


    • 13 – The Library hosted an Open House to enable members of the UMES community meet Dr. Ellis Beteck, the new Dean of Library Services.  Dr. Beteck assumed duties on January 24, 2011.            


    To find information about past events held in the library click: Archive of Past Events

    updated 08/24/2012