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Grown-up Storytime in March and more

Where the Wild Things, cover of the book

Where the Wild Things, by Maurice Sendak

The University of Winnipeg’s English practicum class (ENGL-3120) is inviting you to participate in Grown-up Storytime and other engaging activities in the library in the month of March. In addition to story time, The Maurice Sendak Exhibition will be on display, the Exploring the Archives event will be taking place, and the library is calling for design submissions for its yellow study carrels!

The Wild Things Society and the Experiential Learning Network Fund want your creative input in repainting our library’s yellow study carrels. All University of Winnipeg students are welcome to submit their carrel designs to The Wild Things Society. Please include a short cover letter with your name, student number, email, and title of work(s) submitted. An honorarium and prizes will be awarded to selected students. 

Submission Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017. Email submissions or inquires to

March 15-28, 2017 
Exploring the Archives  
The Hamilton Galleria at UWinnipeg Library (University of Winnipeg Archives).

March 21, 2017   
Grown-up Storytime
3:00 – 4:00 pm, UWinnipeg Library 
WARNING, readings may include  subversive stories/picture books/banned or challenged children’s literature.  

March 22-April 10, 2017 
The Maurice Sendak Exhibition
The Perry Nodelman Collection at the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures.
Third Floor Centennial Hall

These events acknowledge the support of The University of Winnipeg Experiential Learning Fund and the Experiential Learning Network; Professor Emeritus Perry Nodelman and the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC); the UWinnipeg library; the UWinnipeg Archives; and the practicum course in the Department of English.

This course blends the theory and practice of community service and experiential learning, helping students initiate and complete placements within existing literacy, literary, cultural, peace, justice, and human rights organizations and projects. It promotes creative, collaborative working relationships, sustaining interests in community-university partnerships and lifelong learning. 


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