Money Smart Week at Cook Library!


Be Money Smart! Check out Cook Library’s programs during Money Smart Week, part of a national initiative to promote financial literacy:

The Other 20%: Salary Negotiation for Women
Ms. Mahnoor Ahmed & Ms. Lorie Logan-Bennett
Monday, April 24

Cook Library Room #507

Did you know that a woman can potentially lose over $1.2 million in salary over her lifetime? Learn how to $tart $mart and avoid the salary gap! This interactive workshop is for college women who soon will be entering the workforce. You will learn how to identify a budget, develop a target salary range, understand salary negotiation strategies, and gain confidence to negotiate for what you’re worth.  This workshop will give you the nuts and bolts of how to “$tart $mart” as you become a professional woman. 
Co-sponsored by the TU Career Center & Center for Student Diversity.

TUIG Presents: Discussion of Warren Buffet’s Letters to Shareholders
Thursday, April 27
Cook Library Room #507

Join the Towson University Investment Group as they analyze and discuss legendary investor Warren Buffet’s 2002, 2011, and 2016 letters to shareholders [visit:]. Sponsored by the Towson University Investment Group.

These programs are offered as part of Money Smart Week ®, an annual personal finance event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. National partners are the American Library Association, the Financial Planning Association, the Certified Financial Board of Standards, Inc., the US Department of Agriculture, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

April 14, 2017 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Art, Culture, and Race: The Legacy of World War I

royal_irish_rifles_ration_party_somme_july_1916Art, Culture, and Race: The Legacy of World War I
Thursday, April 20th
RM507, Cook Library



Dr. Jonathan Vincent, Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Towson University will discuss the impact of World War I on the arts, culture, and race.

This program is part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of The Library of America presented in partnership with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities.

April 13, 2017 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Noontime Jazz


Noontime Jazz
Tuesday, April 18th
Cook Library, 3rd Floor Lobby

In honor of National Poetry Month and Jazz Appreciation Month, enjoy some songs from Towson student musicians that showcase the link between jazz and poetry.


April 11, 2017 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Attention TSEM Faculty: Nominate Your Best Student Paper for our Information Literacy Award!

Are you a faculty member who is teaching one or more sections of the Towson Seminar this semester? Are your TSEM 102 or TSEM 190 students writing a research paper as part of that class? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you should nominate one top paper from each of your sections […]

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Edible Book Festival 

Image result for edible book festivalEdible Book Festival
Tuesday, April 11
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Towson University in Northeastern Maryland, Learning Commons



In celebration of National Library Week, Towson University in Northeastern Maryland is hosting an Edible Book Festival. Participants will create entries inspired by a favorite story, a pun on a title or author name, or anything that expresses a love for literature! All entries will be displayed, judged, and eaten. Student entries are eligible for prizes.

Jason Hisley—owner of La Cakerie, winner of Cupcake Wars and Cake Wars—will be returning as celebrity guest judge. All Towson University students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend as a guest or register to participate


April 4, 2017 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Paint Me The Sky: A Presentation by Author Jennifer Kouo


Paint Me The Sky: A Presentation by Author Jennifer Kouo
Monday, April 10th
RM507, Cook Library


Please join as Jennifer Kouo, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education, presents her new children’s book Paint Me the Sky.

Light refreshments will be served.


April 3, 2017 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Thirst: A Presentation by Author Benjamin Warner

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Thirst: A Presentation by Author Benjamin Warner
Tuesday, April 4th
RM507, Cook Library

Benjamin Warner, Lecturer in the Department of English at Towson University, will discuss his debut novel, “Thirst,” a thrilling story about a couple’s quest to survive.

March 27, 2017 at 11:00 pm Leave a comment

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