Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library celebrates National Library Week with food drive benefiting St. Charles Food Pantry


 


Pictured with some of the food collected for St. Charles Food Pantry are (L-R) - in back - Fairfield University students Alexis Durand, Denise LiGreci, Public Safety Officer Pete Baird, and Circulation Supervisor Sharon Sparkman; and in front - student Sara Homewood, Circulation Media Assistant Jennifer Hansen, students Anita Lee, and Megan Hamel. Photo courtesy of Meg McCaffrey.

In honor of National Library Week, Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library held its second annual 'Stuff the Public Safety Cruiser' food drive to benefit the St. Charles Food Pantry in Bridgeport. Faculty, staff and students donated more than several hundred non-perishable items. The National Library Week celebration at Fairfield also included poetry readings by student poets, and the unveiling of "LibTube," a YouTube-inspired video of students, faculty and staff sharing why they love the DiMenna-Nyselius Library. Visit http://blog.fairfield.edu/The_DNL_Report/ to see the videos.

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Media Contact: Meg McCaffrey, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2726, mmccaffrey@fairfield.edu

Posted on April 22, 2009

Vol. 41, No. 315