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University of Minnesota Crookston Bookstore Hosts Community Open House on Friday August 19

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Monday, August 8, 2005

What: UMC Bookstore hosts community open house
When: Friday, August 19, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: UMC Bookstore, 125 Student Center, 
Contacts: Leela Hier, UMC Bookstore, 218-281-8335
Liz Tollefson, UMC Development, 218-281-8432

The Bookstore at the University of Minnesota Crookston campus is hosting a community open house on Friday, August 19 from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. during Crookston’s Ox Cart Days. The Bookstore is located in the University’s new student center on the U of M Crookston campus at 2900 University Ave. 

The Bookstore invites you to visit their new store and see their expanded selection of books, school, office and computer supplies and a great selection of University of Minnesota Crookston fashions and gifts. 

As part of the community open house, the Bookstore is hosting noted regional authors Jerry Abraham (Voices From Minnesota) at 2:30 p.m. and Eric Bergeson (Off the Farm) at 3:30 p.m. for author discussions and book signings in the store.

The Bookstore will offer a variety of specials, treats and the chance to win some exciting prizes throughout the day.

While you are on campus, stop by the ice cream social on the UMC Mall from 3:00-5:00 p.m.

The events are free and open to the public.

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