January is National Hobby Month

January is National Hobby Month, and there has never been an easier time to pick up a new skill to enjoy. Thanks to a wide range of digital tools and online communities, learning a hobby is more accessible than in the past. Consider choosing a hobby that helps you remain true to your New Year […]

January is National Hobby Month

January is National Hobby Month, and there has never been an easier time to pick up a new skill to enjoy. Thanks to a wide range of digital tools and online communities, learning a hobby is more accessible than in the past. Consider choosing a hobby that helps you remain true to your New Year […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In January 1983, United States President Ronald Reagan signed into law the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  This is a Federal holiday scheduled on the 3rd Monday in January of every year commemorating the life of Dr. King. Martin Luther King Jr. He was a Baptist minister and influential social activist who led the Civil […]

The Use of Dust Jackets

The Technical Services Department in the Bellevue University Library works behind the scenes and is responsible for selecting, ordering, and processing materials that are added to the library collection. The Technical Services Department and the rest of the library staff want to make the process of finding the materials you need as easy and as […]

1st Appearance: Star-Lord

Star-Lord Real Name/Alias: Peter Jason Quill 1st Appearance: Marvel Preview #4, January 1976 Place of Origin: Missouri, Earth (1st Appearance claims Ohio) Profession: Superhero Affiliations: Guardians of the Galaxy, Infinity Watch, Ravagers, Shi’ar Imperial Guard, United Front Created by: Steve Englehart and Steve Gan Abilities: Expert hand-to-hand combatant Skilled marksman Flight via jet boots Utilized […]

DVD Review: “Nature’s Great Race” DVD QL754. N383 2017

If you are interested in the fascinating world of nature, you are sure to enjoy a PBS production of Nature’s Great Race. This 180 minute DVD is divided into three segments showcasing the trials and tribulations of an elephant migration (segment 1), a caribou migration (segment 2), and a zebra migration (segment 3).  In each […]

Welcome 2019, Welcome A Balanced and Organized Life!

We all know life is busy and the New Year is that time people create goals and resolutions to carry into the next year. Luckily, January has several holidays to help with that – Get a Balanced Life month and Get Organized month! While these holidays help us get in gear for the new year […]

National Oatmeal Month

January is National Oatmeal Month, a time to give one of our most underappreciated and unpretentious, but nutritious, foods its due.  What better month than January, traditionally one of the coldest months of the year, to start the day with a healthy bowl of oatmeal, as people have done for at least three thousand years.  […]

Did You Know? Winter 2019

The Freeman/Lozier Library is always changing to keep up with the latest trends and services to offer you our best.  Our More Than Books newsletter has a “Did You Know” section that keeps you informed about the changes that have taken place in the library.  Here is the latest news from that newsletter:   The Library created more study rooms?  […]

Celebration of Life Month

It’s the beginning of a new year, and that makes it the best time to start appreciating the lives that we lead, and the blessings that come to us every day. Part of that recognition is appreciating  our body, and preparing to celebrate the year ahead. Celebration of Life Month is the perfect opportunity for […]