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CSUF and CPP Celebrate National Library Week with joint exhibit and guest lecturer David Gerrold

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Join CSU Fullerton and Cal Poly Pomona in celebrating National Library Week, April 12 – 18, 2015.  Month-long events will kicked off with an appearance by David Gerrold at the Cal Poly Pomona University Library, Special Collections and University Archives on the 4th Floor. Mr. Gerrold was the keynote speaker for an exhibit opening on April 6th at noon and discussed ALA’s Library Week theme, “Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library”. On exhibit are select Star Trek memorabilia from CSU Fullerton Pollak Library, University Archives and Special Collections’ Science Fiction Ephemera Collection.

Download a copy of the exhibit flyer (PDF).

David Gerrold is the author of over 50 books, hundreds of articles and columns, and over a dozen television episodes. He is a classic sci-fi writer that will go down in history as having created some of the most popular and redefining scripts, books and short stories in the genre.

On April 6, David Gerrold discussed his writing process, his experiences working as a screenwritier for several television programs, and encourage writing students to read!

Science Fiction writer David Gerrold
Science Fiction writer David Gerrold holds up a tribble from a Star Trek episode he wrote during a talk at the University Library at Cal Poly Pomona April 6, 2015.

Other Library Week events taking place throughout the month of April on the Cal Poly Pomona Campus can be found here:

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