Joyner Library Game Night

Please join us for a great night at Joyner Library. Enjoy electronic video games, board games, contests, prizes, pizza, snacks, etc and learn more about the services and resources Joyner offers!


For more information or with questions please contact:
Charlotte Fitz Daniels
Programs and Events Coordinator
Joyner Library
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
252 328-0287

Joyner Library Halloween Bake Sale

Joyner Library is hosting its annual Halloween Bake Sale at the Library’s Sonic Plaza (rain location, Joyner Library lobby), October 27th from 10am – 1pm.

There will be lots of yummy treats, including cookies, cakes and pies! All proceeds from the sale go to charity.  So come on out and purchase a tasty treat!

Fall 2016 Study Room Contest

Winner Receives:
The winning student will receive 24 consecutive hours of exclusive access to group study room in Joyner Library, with meals. The winning student may choose up to 3 fellow students with whom to share the room for the 24 hour period. Breakfast will be provided by Panera, lunch provided by Jimmy Johns, and dinner will be provided by Dominos . Light snacks also will be included.

Contest Rules:
1.      Contest runs from  midnight at the start of November 1 to midnight at the end of November 13
2.      Post pictures to Twitter, Facebook, and/or Instagram with hashtag #clubjoyner
3.      Pictures must be taken within Joyner or, if outside the building, within its immediate surroundings. We encourage use of the “Selfie Box” which will circulate through Joyner during the contest but it is not required for submission.
4.      The winner will be drawn November 21; if the winner does not respond by
midnight on Thursday, November 24, then another drawing will take place

Contest participation must abide by the University Student and Employee Computer Use Policy to be valid:

For more information or with questions please contact:
Charlotte Fitz Daniels
Programs and Events Coordinator
Joyner Library
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
252 328-0287

FaculTea Lecture – Dr. Anne Whisnant

Please join us for the first FaculTea of the 2016-17 academic year!

“Campus History as Public History: The Teaching and Learning Environment Looks at Itself” 

Dr. Anne Whisnant
Whichard Visiting Distinguished Professor
Department of History, ECU

Wednesday, October 26th at 3:30pm 
Joyner Library, Room 2400 


Co-sponsored by the Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences and Joyner Library.

For more information please contact:

Charlotte Fitz Daniels
Programs and Events Coordinator
Joyner Library
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
252 328-028

Faculty Author Book Awards

Joyner Library/Academic Affairs Faculty Author Book Awards

Celebrating the accomplishments of faculty who have contributed to the prestige of East Carolina University and the scholarship of higher education through publication of scholarly books between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.

Friday, October 21, 2016
Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery, 2nd floor, Joyner Library


For more information or with questions please contact:

Charlotte Fitz Daniels
Programs and Events Coordinator
Joyner Library
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
252 328-0287


Vivian Howard to serve as Keynote Speaker

The Friends of Joyner Library are excited to announce that Vivian Howard will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Friends of Joyner Library Spring Banquet. The event will take place on March 30, 2017.

Please save the date, more information to follow soon! 


Vivian Howard is a chef, author, and PBS personality from Deep Run, NC. She owns two restaurants in Kinston, NC: Chef & the Farmer and Boiler Room Oyster Bar and stars in the award-winning PBS television series A Chef’s Life.

Vivian will be talking about her new book, Deep Run Roots – Stories and Recipes from my Corner of the South, which was released October 4, 2016.

For more information please contact: 

Rachel Becton, ‘11
Development Officer
Joyner Library
East Carolina University
W: (252) 328-4090  C: (919) 539-5771

“rivers & roads” Closing Reception

The exhibition on display in the Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery features work by ECU School of Art and Design faculty member, Dan Elliott.
The exhibit, “rivers & roads,” will be on display August 1 through October 7, 2016.

A closing reception celebrating the exhibit will take place on
Friday, October 7 from 5pm until 8pm. 


this series of work is divided into two main parts. one part continues my exploration with old road maps and ink applied via brayer. the second part experiments with abstracted geography focused on rivers. each of the road maps selected has a border defined by one of the rivers that were abstracted in the letterpress prints.



“I am compelled to try new things. to investigate ideas lurking in my head. To lose myself in the creative process without rules or fear of failing.”

Dan explores letterpress printing and mixed media to create designs that he describes in contradictory terms: clean and messy, clear and abstract, simple and complex. His work is largely influenced by the history of art and graphic design such as the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th-century, the avant-garde movements of the early 20th-century to Gutenberg’s first movable type printing press.

Dan received his undergraduate degree in Graphic Design from Illinois State University and his MFA in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dan has taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago and served as the Head of the Graphic Design program at Harrington College of Design in Chicago. He has worked professionally as a graphic designer in both Chapel Hill and Chicago with clients ranging from large financial institutions to a small-scale independent skateboard maker.

Dan’s artwork is shown in galleries across the US as well as sold internationally by CB2. His artwork is also in the permanent archive at Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum.

Dan lives in Greenville, NC and teaches Graphic Design at East Carolina University. Learn more about his work by visiting:

2016 W. Keats Sparrow Award Recipients

2016 W. Keats Sparrow Awards

Joyner Library is pleased to announce the 2016 W. Keats Sparrow Writing Award Recipients!

The W. Keats Sparrow award recognizes excellence in research and writing by students in East Carolina University’s English 1100 & 2201 composition classes. The award is sponsored by the Friends of Joyner Library and is named in honor of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow, Professor Emeritus of English and Former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

(Pictured: Marc Petersen, Ronnie Issa,  Joshua Butler, and Dr. Brian Glover)

Joshua Butler earned first place honors with a work entitled “Pain: Its Problems and Treatment.” The second place entry, “Genetically Modified Crops: Revolutionary Grains of Hope,” was written by Ronnie Issa. Elysia Netter placed third for “‘Holy History, Batman!’; Using Comic Books as Teaching Tools.”

Also deserving recognition are the instructors of the English 2201 sections that produced the winners. Dr. Brian Glover was Joshua Butler and Elysia Netter’s instructor, while Marc Petersen was Ronnie Issa’s instructor. Judges for the competition were Dr. Tracy Morse, Director of Composition/Writing Foundations; Grace Horne, Teaching Instructor in the Department of English; and Janis Skoczylas, University Technician, J. Y. Joyner Library.

First Place
Joshua Butler
“Pain: Its Problems and Treatment”
ENGL 2201
Under the direction of Dr. Brian Glover

Second Place
Ronnie Issa
“Genetically Modified Crops: Revolutionary Grains of Hope”
ENGL 2201
Under the direction of Marc Petersen

Third place
Elysia Netter
“’Holy History, Batman!’; Using Comic Books as Teaching Tools”
ENGL 2201
Under the direction of Dr. Brian Glover

For more information, please contact David Hisle by phone: 252-328-4978 or e-mail:

Please note the guidelines and deadline for the 2017 awards:
2016-2017 Guidelines & Application Form (Word Document)
Entries Due: Friday, May 19, 2017 at 5pm

Joyner Library’s Fall 3D Printing Workshops

Please consider attending one of the following 3D printing workshops hosted by Joyner Library this fall. Along with the “Introduction to 3D Printing” workshop we’ve done in the past, we’ve also added “Basic Design for 3D Printing” and “Preparing Your Model to Print” workshops. These additional offerings will provide opportunities for those who want to learn more about 3D printing and design.

 All sessions will be held in Joyner Library, room 1020.

You can register for all sessions by clicking on the links in the flyer or these links for the “Intro” workshop, “Basic Design” workshop, and “Preparing to Print” workshop.

 For more information please contact:

Dan Zuberbier
Assistant Professor
Education & Instructional Technology Librarian
Teaching Resources Center
J.Y. Joyner Library, Mail Stop 516
1000 E. 5th St.
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
252-328-0406 (Office); 252-328-6076 (Service Desk); 252-328-0918 (Fax)


Moseley Map on the Move!

Joyner Library’s Moseley Map is on the move! ( The map will be in an exhibit honoring the 1716 founding of the Brafferton Indian College at William and Mary. The Brafferton Indian College building is the only one of three remaining colonial buildings in existence at William and Mary.

Our map was selected because is the only map that shows the native American settlements in the area shortly after the college founding. Other native American artifacts will be on display along with the map.

The exhibit will run September 9, 2016 to January 8th, 2017.

The Muscarelle is located at 603 Jamestown Road on the campus of the College of William and Mary.

For more information view the links below:

With questions please contact:
Ralph Scott, Professor,
Assistant Head of Special Collections for Public Services, and Curator of Printed Books and Maps.
Editor, North Carolina Libraries
4005 Joyner Library MS 516
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
telephone ( land line ) 252.328.0265(v), 252.328.0268(f)