McDonald’s in our Archives!

Recently library staff discovered that we hold in our archives a video interview featuring McDonald’s co-founder Richard (Dick) McDonald, whom video footage of is rare. This interview existed in two copies, both VHS tapes dating from 1992, and was the work of student Tom Dolly and Dr. Judd Patton. In addition to the interview, the […]

Getting to Know… Joel Hartung, Assistant Directory, Library Systems

Hi Joel–going to have to start at the same place we have for nearly everyone else thus far: why do you work in a library? I can’t think of anywhere I’d rather work than in a library. I love libraries. Growing up, I spent so much time every summer in the public library, voraciously devouring books […]

New Arrivals for Fall 2018

We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Diane Osborne. The New Reflectionism in Cognitive Psychology: Why Reasons Matter        BF201.N48 2018 Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body         BF697.5.B63 G39 2018     Justice in Life and Society: How We Decide What is Fair      BF789.J8 M86 2017 12 Rules […]

Open a Book and See the Perfect Recipe

National Cookbook Month is here! And do we have a special treat for our readers – we recently added a great collection of Cookbooks to our stacks. Recipes are wonderful and handy to have but sometimes you just need a good cookbook to see a new slew of recipes you can’t find on Pinterest. Take […]

Ep. 32: Comicsgate, or: How I Learned to Stop Arguing Online and Love Constructive Criticism

Welcome to Episode 31 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes! “More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 32: Comicsgate, or: How I Learned to Stop Arguing Online and […]

1st Appearance: Loki

Loki Real Name/Alias: Loki Laufeyson 1st Appearance: Journey into Mystery #85, October 1962 Place of Origin: Jotunheim, Asgard Profession: God of Lies and Mischief, God of Evil Affiliations: Acts of Vengeance, Cabal Created by: Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, and Jack Kirby Abilities: Master of manipulation and deceit. Superhuman strength, speed, durability, and longevity. Asgardian Powers: […]

Did You Know? Fall 2018 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:   Did you know the library […]

Does Anyone Know this is Mystery Series Week?

Did you know that October 1 – 7 has been designated as Mystery Series Week?  I certainly didn’t! One source that I read said that one of the small American independent publishers, Purple Moon Press, decided to proclaim the first full week in October to honor fictional crime solvers who consistently close the case. Even […]

It’s National Arts & Humanities Month

Every October, millions of Americans are given the opportunity to explore the importance of the arts and humanities in our lives and communities.  As we embark upon “National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM), cities and towns are organizing innovative activities and events celebrating the impact the arts.  One such campaign is via Instagram requiring people […]

Apples are Amazing

October is National Apple Month. It was originally a one week celebration, National Apple Week created by the U.S. Apple Association in 1904.  In 1996, they expanded to National Apple Month.  It is easy to see why when you read on and find out why apples are amazing! I was surprised to find out that […]