Did You Know? Winter 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 the Library has a TikTok account? […]

Thyroid Disease Awareness Month

Did you know that there is something in your body that has the shape of a butterfly that is responsible for producing hormones that play a crucial role in many of the body’s systems?  It is in charge of systems from cells and tissues, to organs like the heart, brain, liver, and kidneys. It is […]

Thankful in January

Whew! We made it to January and a new year. Now that things have quieted down a little, January is a good time to reflect on what you’re thankful for. You may be saying we did that at Thanksgiving. Did you? Did you really take the time or were you getting ready for the next […]

New Year’s Resolutions

As the clock strikes midnight on the last day of 2022, with it, comes a moment for celebration. After cheers-ing with friends and taking a sip of something sparkling, comes a chance to reflect. With the year drawing to an end, now is the perfect time to look back on all of the things that […]

The Blizzard Voices by Ted Kooser

  Nebraska is notorious for its unpredictable and often extreme weather. While today we can anticipate shifts in forecast thanks to technology, those living centuries ago were subject to harsh, fickle nature. One of the worst of these dramatic episodes took place on January 12, 1888 across the Great Plains. Called the “Schoolchildren’s Blizzard,” this […]

Dark Queens DC68.P84 2022

“Western Europe, Sixth Century Rome has fallen. On the empire’s former frontier, the old order and a new barbarian world clash. One family emerges to conquer the divide. From the Atlantic coast to the Alps, from the North Sea to the Mediterranean, they rule. Until a terrible civil war fractures the dynasty. This war will […]

Upgrades in Progress (Pardon our Mess)

If you have been in the Library recently, you may have noticed books and machine parts on some of the tables. The Library is in the process of upgrading its mechanical compact shelving. Due to increasing mechanical and electrical issues, the 20-year-old system was in dire need of replacement. The estimated completion date of this […]

Ted Kooser, Nebraska Author

United States Poet Laureate from 2004 to 2006, Ted Kooser is known for his simple yet evocative poems distilling the wide-open spaces of the Great Plains into easy to digest scenes while managing to relate the wonder inherent in the everyday. Born in Ames, Iowa in 1939, he began writing in grade school and was […]

New Arrivals: Winter 2022 edition

We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Chris Armstrong. Codes of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines: Emerging Technologies, Changing Fields  BJ59.C63 2022 Making Sense of the Future CB158.S96 2022 Queen of Our Times: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II DA590.H3716 2022 The Golden Age of Piracy […]

Spidey and the Human Torch Team-Up for the Holidays

Marvel Team-Up #1: Featuring Spider-Man and the Human Torch, December 21, 1971 Synopsis of “Have Yourself a Sandman Little Christmas!” It’s the holidays in New York City, and Peter Parker is covering the Polar Bear Swim for old Jolly Jonah and the Daily Bugle.  The event turns dangerous when Peter notices that Sandman (Flint Marco) […]