Published on April 9, 2014 by Brad Radice 

Next week is National Library Week, and Davis Library at Samford University has some great activities planned to celebrate!

There is a Book Fair, April 15th and 16th from 8:00am to 5:00pm on the first floor in the library next to the circulation desk. A percentage of the proceeds go to benefit BackPack Buddies, a local charity that provides food for children in need.

Kim Herndon, Dean of the Library, and Assistant Librarian, Jane Daugherty, are coordinating the weeks activities.

"We’ll also be giving away a $50 gift card to and a $50 gift card for iTunes on Thursday and Friday," said Daugherty. You can register to win by submitting your name and Samford email address at the Circulation Desk.

Other displays include 'Missiography' in the 2nd floor reading room. This features photos of Samford's mission works from around the world.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.