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Win a $500 scholarship by writing an essay over spring break!

Essay Contest

Sponsored by the Claire T. Carney University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library Associates

The winning essay writer will receive a $500 Award

The contest is open to all Freshmen, Sophomore, and Junior UMASS Dartmouth students


What is the role of libraries in an era of misinformation and “fake news”?

The winning essay will demonstrate originality and creativity, and be reasoned and well organized. Remember that spelling and grammar count!


All submissions to this contest should be the original work of the author.

Any quotes or citations should conform to MLA style.

Essays should be 1,000 to 1,200 words in length.

Submissions should be formatted in 12-point Times New Roman, left aligned, and double-spaced with 1” margins. Correct US English spelling conventions should be observed. Pages should be numbered. Submissions should include a cover page with title, author’s name, year of graduation, and contact information.

All essays should be submitted as an attachment in either Word or PDF format.

Please submit by Wednesday March 18, 2020 to:


All submissions must have “Award Essay” in the subject line of the email.

Questions may be sent to the above address.

Award will be announced at the CTC UMD Library Associates’ Authors’ Brunch on Sunday March 29, 2020.

Celebrating Our Archival Lifelines: Tales of 6 Women – A Claire T. Carney Library Associates Event

Sunday, September 14, 2008
12:30-2:30 PM
Library Browsing Area

Celebrating Our Archival Lifelines: Tales of 6 Women:  is a collaborative work by Ada Schneider, Barbara Shore, Linda Monchik, Cindy Yoken, and Judy Yoken.

The performance is edited and directed by Linda Monchik. These oral histories are taken from interviews of leading Jewish women in New Bedford and Fall River over the past 20 years.

A bagel and nosh reception precedes the program.

A Claire T. Carney Library Associates Event. Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Culture. 508 995-3528

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Other FUTURE Claire T. Carny Library Associates Events and Meetings:

  • 7:00 PM Wednesday, October 15, 2008
    Library Browsing Area
    Celebrating British Theater Lifelines: “That’s Entertainment” a one-woman show with celebrated English actress, Thelma Ruby.
    Thelma has appeared in numerous London theater productions including, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Stop the World I  Want to Get Off, and many more.
    Copies of her book, DOUBLE OR NOTHING: A JOINT AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Thelma Ruby and Peter Frye will be available.  Ticket information 508 999-8671

  • 5:00 PM Wednesday, December 3, 2008
    Claire T. Carney Library Archives
    Celebrating Our Archival Lifelines: Ryan Cooper will speak about his correspondence with Otto Frank.

    At the age of 27 he forged a relationship with Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father. In 1973 Ryan Cooper first met Otto Frank, then 84 and living in Basel Switzerland. There will be a display of their correspondence available for viewing in the Archives.
    Ticket information 508 999-8671

“The Symbolic Value of the Library” ~ Dean Sharon Weiner ~ The Claire T. Carney Library Associates 2008 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, May 14, 2008
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Library Browsing Area

The Claire T. Carney Library Associates 2008 Annual Meeting and election of Officers

Speaker: Library Dean, Dr. Sharon Weiner “The Symbolic Value of the Library”

Reception to follow the program.

The annual meeting is free and open to the public.