Free Solo DVD GV199.92.H67 F74 2019 Review

“Free Solo” is the 2018 documentary film in which professional rock climber Alex Honnold attempts to conquer the first free solo climb of the infamous El Capitan in June of 2017.   El Capitan is a vertical rock face at Yosemite National Park that measures close to three thousand feet from base to summit. Free […]

Stress Awareness Day

The first Wednesday in November is observed as National Stress Awareness Day. This year is November 6.  A day to identify and reduce the stress factors in your life.  It was established by the International Stress Management Association (ISMA) to provide information on stress and strategies on how to address it for both companies and […]

Dream Big—Take Action!

Walt Disney once said “If you can DREAM it, you can DO it.”  Those words have never been more true!!!  Today is “Job Action Day” and a perfect time to find that dream job.  Observed the first Monday in November this day provides the perfect opportunity to explore the job market, the possibilities, and perhaps […]

Fun Facts Found Fall 2019

  It’s not hard to find interesting or useful facts when you crack open a book in the library.  Let’s see what fun facts Allie found when she browsed through the reference related materials.     Ward Bond, a native of Benkelman, Dundy County, Nebraska, was part of the cast of seven of the movies […]

National Inspirational Role Models Month

November is National Inspirational Role Models Month. No matter your age, gender, or stage of life, having someone who inspires you to be the best version of yourself is always a positive thing. Perhaps it’s a friend, a celebrity or an activist. Whether the person is high-profile or not isn’t important. Their character and ability […]

Strictly Business Journal Review

The Omaha business scene is vibrant and growing with new businesses , services, and products  being launched every month. Keeping up with all of this can be hit and miss – a news article here, a TV announcement there, or something spotted as you drive by. Strictly Business Omaha gathers all this information into one […]

Authors Who Sing: Rock Bottom Remainders

With Halloween just around the corner, and “IT: Chapter Two” out a little over a month ago, Stephen King is a name on a lot of people’s minds lately. He’s known for spooky tales and an extensive film adaptation collection, as well as a few TV show adaptations such as Under the Dome and Castle […]

Vegetarian Month

Vegetarian Month is observed in October.  It stems from World Vegetarian Day which was established by the North American Vegetarian Society on October 1, 1977.  While the word “vegetarian” dates to the 1800s the concept and practice of avoiding eating animal flesh dates back 2,500 years or more.   Reasons for becoming a vegetarian vary; […]

Plagarism and Copyright Webpages

Late in 2018, we decided it was time to revamp the plagiarism and copyright webpages. The decision was made to bring more awareness to the plagiarism resources provided on the Library website. Brandi Bengtson, the Electronic Services Specialist – Web, created what is called a landing page, a single webpage that is created on the […]

Halloween Candy Fun Facts

Halloween is a time for creative costumes, sneaky tricks, and fun treats. You’ve always had that one treat that you set your sights on while trick or treating, right?  Many of the popular treats you see today go back a long way, and have evolved ever since.  Every year it seems that they come out with a […]