Annual HAC Book Night coming April 19

ANGOLA — The Department of Humanities and Communication at Trine University will host its annual HAC Book Night from 6-9 p.m. April 19.

Students will read poetry and their own creative writing in the Writing Center space of the Academic Success Center at the Rick L. & Vicki L. James University Center.

Outside the center will be tables of books for community members, students and Trine staff to browse and take several for free. Refreshments also will be provided.

A drawing for a prize package that includes a new book and related DVDs will be held. Community members can vote for one of five proposed packages at; the package receiving the most votes will be awarded.

The department is accepting donations of books in the weeks leading up to the event. Donation boxes are located at several locations on the Trine University campus as well as Cahoots Coffee Café and Great Lake Chocolate and Coffee.

Books that are not taken during the event are donated to Better World Books.

HAC Book Night began as part of the international World Book Night event. After that broader event ended, HAC Book Night continued and has been celebrated on Trine’s campus since 2013.

For more information, contact Sarah Young, assistant professor, Department of Humanities and Communication, at (260) 665-4849.