Resources by Subject Area

By now we would like to think that you have noticed that the Library has a new website and you have already become familiar with it! Something you may not have checked out yet is the revamped Resources by Academic Subject Area page, located underneath Find. These subject categories used to be listed on the […]

Celebrate Diversity!

April is Celebrate Diversity Month!  It was started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all.  By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other. Diversity is defined as the condition of having or being composed of different elements; the inclusion […]

New Arrivals for Spring

We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Barb Haney. New Arrivals for Spring   Business Writing Today: A Practical Guide  HF5718.3 .C36 2016     Creating Effective Teams: A Guide for Members and Leaders  HD66 .W485 2016     Starting Out with Java. From Control […]

Crafting Can Relieve Stress

As “National Craft Month” comes to a close and “Stress Awareness Month” begins, I thought it was a good way to illustrate how the two complement one another.  Did you know that crafting can actually reduce stress?  It’s true—neuroscientists and research shows that certain types of crafting have a lot in common with mindfulness and […]

Irish-American Heritage Month

March is Irish-American Heritage month. Many celebrate it by focusing on St. Patrick’s day and the festivities it brings with it. In order to keep celebrating this month, I wanted to share some facts about the population of Irish-Americans, some traditions they have and authors in our collection. There are 33.3 Million people in the […]

Level Up at the Library

On March 18th the library hosted a Game Night—which provided a variety of gaming choices, snacks, game themed button badges, and plenty of friendly competition. The night was a blast and everyone who attended had a fun time playing together. The game room was set up with multiple stations so that different games could be […]

Birdman Review

It is awards season again for the movie industry. Last year’s winner by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Best Motion Picture was Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman or, (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance.)  Find out more about this great motion picture.  Michael Keaton portrays Riggan Thomson, a washed up Hollywood actor who rose to […]

Personal Connections with the American Red Cross

 Since 1943, March has been designated as American Red Cross Month. Some current and former segments of the American Red Cross are Blood, Bone Marrow, and Tissue donation; First Aid classes; CPR classes; water safety classes (swimming lessons); disaster relief; and the many facets of Service to Military Families and Veterans. At times I have […]

The Martian, Audio Book

You may have heard of The Martian, the Golden Globe winning, Oscar-nominated movie starring Matt Damon as a NASA astronaut stranded on Mars after an accident forced his fellow crew members to make the life or death decision to leave the planet. You may not know that this critically-acclaimed movie is actually an adaptation of the […]

New LibGuides!

Take a look at these new LibGuides if you are stumped by a class assignment or need to troubleshoot a computer problem. These guides will continue to grow as we get feedback from students who need assistance. Recurring Reference Questions tackles the frequent questions the reference staff receives from patrons. Some of the topics covered […]