The Mutant Who Came to Dinner. The Gentleman’s Name is Magneto!

The Mutant Who Came to Dinner.  The Gentleman’s Name is Magneto! Vision and the Scarlet Witch #6, Volume 2, December 1985 Synopsis of “No Strings Attached!” It is Thanksgiving Day 1985 in New Jersey and a small space craft appears out of the sky and lands near the home of Vision and the Scarlet Witch […]

Thanksgiving by the Numbers

While you’re making final dinner head counts, writing out your grocery list, and planning that marathon supermarket trip to fill your cart with all the basics this holiday season, did you ever stop to wonder about the numbers behind Thanksgiving? What was it like at the first Thanksgiving? Whether your questions are related to the […]

English Composition LibGuide

Whether it is reading a book, sending an email, or giving a presentation, having a firm grasp of the English language is vastly important in today’s world. Even those uninterested in Shakespeare or Strunk and White will inevitably do some reading and writing in their lives. And that is only the bare minimum: English Composition […]

Who is Your Inspiration?

Every November, “National Inspirational Role Models Month” recognizes and acknowledges those that inspire, guide, and teach you to be the best you can be.  Their positive outlook influences your everyday activities, motivates you to succeed, and encourages you to persevere.  This could be a friend, an employer, teacher, activist, celebrity, or clergy.  Regardless of who […]

National Cappuccino Day

With the dip in the outdoor temperatures, one is sure to enjoy a cappuccino on National Cappuccino Day which is celebrated on November 8th.  Cappuccinos are one of the most difficult espresso-based beverages to make properly. However, a skilled barista may create artistic shapes while pouring milk on top of the espresso coffee.  Cappuccinos are […]

Library of Things Collection

This fall we are introducing the new Library of Things (LoT) collection to the library! This collection will be made up of household items and will be available for students, faculty, and staff to check out for a week at a time. The LoT items include cookie cutters, a portable photo scanner, Bluetooth speaker, portable […]

Trumpet Vine

Trumpet vine is also known as trumpet creeper. It is a native North American plant with glossy dark green elliptical leaves.  Clusters of trumpet shaped red, orange, or yellow flowers appear during the summer months and reach around 1 to 3 inches long before giving way to bean-like seed capsules, or pods.  It is a […]

Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Most of the food we eat is broken down into sugar (also called glucose) and released into your bloodstream. When your blood sugar goes up, it signals your pancreas to release insulin. Insulin acts like a key to let […]

A Perfect Evil by Alex Kava

  One week before Halloween, a young boy’s body is found mutilated beside the Platte River. The killing resembles a string of murders from years prior. The only problem is the original killer was caught and executed. Is this new murder the beginnings of a copycat killer, or was the wrong man killed by the […]

1st Issue: The Tomb of Dracula

Marvel’s Dracula Real Name/Alias: Vlad Tepes Dracula, Count Dracula, Alucard, Frank Drake, Count Orlok 1st Appearance: The Tomb of Dracula #1, April 1972 Place of Origin: Schassberg, Transylvania, Kingdom of Wallachia Profession: Ruler of Earth’s Vampires Affiliations: Vampires, Legion of the Undying, Defenders Partnerships: Maria (wife) Created by: Gerry Conway and Gene Colan Abilities: Skilled […]