Pulaski Technical College begins its celebration of National Library Week today. Several activities sponsored by the Pulaski Technical College Libraries Committee are planned this week.
On Tuesday, Ruth Shepherd, executive director of Just Communities of Arkansas will speak at 11 a.m. in the Campus Center Grand Hall B. Just Communities of Arkansas is an organization that "works to build a community where every person is valued, every voice is heard, and everyone has a fair chance to succeed."
On Thursday, the college will host a book giveaway from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. during Spring Fling on the Campus Center promenade.
Festivities culminate Thursday night with "Celebrating Student Milestones" at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center Grand Hall. Winners of the student essay, art and speech competitions will be announced at the event, which is co-sponsored by the Division of Fine Arts and Humanities. Students' work centered on the theme of "Communities Thrive @ Your Library," which was the theme of this year's National Library.