Constitution Day events set for ULL
LAFAYETTE — The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will observe Constitution Day on Monday with a reading of the nation’s Constitution at 11:45 a.m. in the University Quad.
Readers will include students, faculty, administrators, elected officials and community representatives.
Anyone interested in being a reader may contact Pearson Cross at email@example.com.
The event will also feature a voter registration drive and a constitutional quiz contest.
Free copies of the constitution will also be available.
The reading will be followed by a debate between Rick Swanson, associate professor of political science, and Kevin D. Roberts, president and headmaster of John Paul the Great Academy, on the topic:
“Was the United States founded as a Christian nation?”
The debate begins at 2:30 p.m. in Moody Hall, Room 103.
Book sale benefits library system
LAFAYETTE — The Friends of the Library book sale begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Heymann Convention Center Ballroom and continues through Thursday.
A special members-only preview night will be offered from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. New memberships may be purchased at the door.
The event provides supplemental funding to the Lafayette Public Library System and helps fund projects that may not be covered in the library’s budget.
Regular sale hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.
Books are priced by the inch: paperbacks are 50 cents per inch and hardbacks are $1 per inch. Some special books may be priced slightly higher.
For more information or to become a member of the Friends of the Library, call (337) 261-5781 or (337) 501-9209.
Compiled by the Acadiana bureau from news releases.