Common Reading Events
Events for the 2019-2020 year are currently being planned. Please check back for more updates!
Friday, February 7th, 2020 – film screening of the 2016 documentary, “Requiem For A Running Back“. 7:00 PM – Reynolds Hall. In collaboration with the Shepherdstown Film Society. Free & Open to the Public.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Breakfast on the Porch 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. The library will host its annual Breakfast on the Porch as a kickoff to the 2019-20 Common Reading, “Concussion,” by Jeanne Marie Laskas. They will also unveil this year’s READ poster, featuring Dr. Heidi Hanrahan, the 2019 West Virginia Professor of the Year. Come enjoy a free breakfast on the porch in a casual setting!
Monday, Sept. 30th – film screening of the major motion picture, “Concussion“. 6:00 pm Byrd CHE Auditorium. Free & Open to the Public. Post-film discussion led by Dr. Conor Sipe, professor of Biology.
Wednesday, Oct. 23rd – “Concussion: Implications for Health & Academic Success”: 6:00 PM @ Byrd CHE Auditorium – Dr. Kelly Watson Huffer from the Shepherd University School of Nursing will discuss the impact concussions may have on student health and academic success. Free & Open to the Public. Refreshments to Follow.
Tuesday, Nov. 5th – Jeanne Marie Laskas, author of “Concussion”: 7:00 pm @ Frank Center Theater – author talk/interview followed by book-signing and reception. Free & Open to the Public.