October is Crime Prevention Month

In 1984, the National Crime Prevention Council designated October as Crime Prevention Month.  October has become the official month for recognizing and celebrating the practice of crime prevention, while promoting awareness of important issues such as victimization, volunteerism, and creating safer, more caring communities. Preventing crime is always better than charging criminals after the fact.  […]

Fantastic Beasts DVD Review

Although the Harry Potter series has sadly come to an end, the story of his world does not; author J.K. Rowling continues to expand upon it with the first movie in a new five part series titled Fantastic Beasts. A spin-off of the original works, the story this time is set in 1920s America where the […]

World Egg Day

Today is World Egg Day!  In the U.S., our eggs are generally unpreserved (other than being refrigerated) and unfertilized white chicken eggs and, if not used as one ingredient in another dish, are generally eaten fried, scrambled, or hard-boiled. Would it surprise you to learn that the kinds of eggs we eat and how we […]

Read It and Eat! National Cookbook Month

Who needs cookbooks when you have Pinterest, AllRecipes, food blogs and numerous other online recipe sites?  It’s true – it has never been easier to instantly get your hands on myriad versions of any dish you can imagine, complete with photos and step by step instructions, not to mention reviews, ratings, and suggestions from readers, […]

Did You Know? Fall 2017 Edition

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 is offering more online […]

Let’s Get Ready to be Organized!

It’s hard to not feel the impending nerves that come with the holidays, after all – it is October. Halloween will happen soon enough and we’ll soon be hearing Christmas songs in stores. Planning for school as well as everyday life can be stressful. Luckily, there are many helpful tips out there on how to […]

Audio Book Review on Exoplanets

The fall of 2017 is an exciting time for North American star-gazers: a full solar eclipse on August 21, a meeting of Venus and Jupiter on November 13, and an especially visible Geminid Meteor shower on December 13.  These events as well as continuous astronomical discoveries are drawing a great deal of attention from the […]

Words Have Power in Banned Books Week Events

Banned Books Week is celebrated each year in the fall, to bring awareness to the freedom to read. Even though some books are banned or challenged in schools for various reasons, libraries support open access to all expressive works. The American Library Association is a strong advocate for the freedom to read and publishes the […]

Mango Languages

As our country becomes more multicultural you may feel the need to need to better understand the many of the world’s languages. If you find yourself wanting to know more about different languages the library has the database for you, Mango Languages. Mango Languages is an interactive, mixed media language learning resource that contains courses […]

BRUIN Homecoming 2017

The week of Monday September 18-22, 2017, Bellevue University alumni, students, faculty and staff banded together to begin a new tradition on the Bellevue University campus.  This new tradition is BRUIN Homecoming!  Throughout the week there were special student activities on campus including a photo scavenger hunt, intramural co-ed dodge ball, and an evening bonfire.  […]