Combating Violence LibGuide

Violence seems to be constantly in the news lately. The Combating Violence LibGuide has combined previous LibGuides on Gun Control and School Violence. There are five topics covered, which are: guns in America, school violence, racially motivated violence, violence against women, and violence against LGBTQ+.   Guns in America covers gun ownership and culture in […]

Flower Moon May

  Get ready for some night time action this month!  May has two lunar occurances happening at about the same time.  A full moon will happen in the middle of the month.  A lunar eclipse will also take place at the same time.   May’s full Moon reaches its peak on May 15-16, 2022! Plus, this […]

Did You Know Spring 2022 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:   That you can watch interviews of […]

1st Appearance: Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange Real Name/Alias: Stephen Vincent Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts, Sorcerer Supreme 1st Appearance: Strange Tales #110, July, 1963 Place of Origin: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Profession: Medical Doctor, Surgeon, Sorcerer Affiliations: Avengers, Defenders, Illuminati, Midnight Sons Partnerships: Clea, Wong, Ancient One Created by: Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Abilities: Mastery of magic Utilizes mystical […]

Be Kind to Animals Month

Each year, humane organizations across the country recognize the important role that animals play in our lives.  The month of May has been designated as “Be Kind to Animals Month” which is aimed at raising awareness of animal welfare issues and celebrating the unique human-pet bond. Naturally, animals should be appreciated every day and every […]

Fast Facts Spring 2022 Edition

  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 Brandi found when she browsed through the reference related materials.   Chinese metallurgists around 1000 discovered the ability to make a shipboard compass. This was done by annealing wire and making […]

Toward a More Perfect Union

Every year on May 1st “Law Day” is celebrated for the role law plays in our society and to cultivate a deeper understanding of the legal profession.  It asks Americans to focus on every American’s rights as laid out in the fundamental documents of American democracy—the Declaration of Independence and the federal Constitution.  The theme […]

Staff Recommendation “Children of Blood and Bone”

What we recommend: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi What it’s about:  Orïsha is inhabited by two distinct people: Diviners, who have the capability to become magical Maji and are marked by white hair, and non-magical Kosidán. Eleven years prior to the events of the book, the king ordered the slaying of all […]

The Flow of the River by Loren Eiseley

  Floating down a lazy river may be relaxing and a good way to get some sun, but with the right kind of mind it can be a way to reconnect with the beginning of life on the planet. In his essay, The Flow of the River, Loren Eiseley takes an impromptu journey on the […]

READ Posters

    If you have ever been in a public or school library, chances are you have seen at least one poster of a celebrity holding a book with the word “READ” shouting at you in text form. Or you may have seen our library’s own staff in their version of these READ posters during […]