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RWU Celebrates 200 Years of Dickens

RWU Library commemorates Dickens' 200th birthday with month-long book display and special birthday celebration on Feb. 7

In recognition of the life and work of famed English novelist Charles Dickens, the Roger Williams University Library will hold special 200th birthday celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 4:00 p.m. The event will highlight a month-long display of popular Dickens novels.

The birthday celebration will take place in the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center and will include cake and a surprise drawing. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

In addition to Wednesday's birthday celebration, members of the RWU community are encouraged to visit the Library's Charles Dickens 200th Birthday website, which features additional information on the book display, biographical information and RWU faculty picks of their favorite Dickens' works. The site also allows visitors to access Dickens' many novels through the RWU catalog.