Feeling Bored?

Tired of the same old dull routine?  Well, you are in luck!!!  July is “Anti-Boredom Month.”  How this came to be is unknown; however, it is believed to have derived from a spoof organization which satirized the media with their annual list of the most boring films of the year.  Nevertheless, boredom is a real […]

Tips to Help You Stay Positive

Some days are great, most days are just good, and then we have those days that just wind up being bad.  On the bad days, what do you do?  Do you let them drag you down? We can change our approach to turning a bad day into a good day by using some of the […]

Did You Know? Summer 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:   LexisNexis Academic Universe and D&B Business […]

World Chocolate Day

Today is World Chocolate Day, and what better way to celebrate than by devouring your favorite chocolate?! World Chocolate Day occurs on July 7th and is recognized across the world.  This is the day that chocolate was first introduced in Europe. Of course, there are other “chocolate” celebratory days throughout the year. International Chocolate Day […]

Ep. 30: Summer Reading Club

Welcome to Episode 29 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. 30: Summer Reading Club Description:  Joel and Colin take a break from […]

Books and Movies with Villains, Oh my!

A library is full of worlds and villains hidden within the pages of our books. The question is – why do we often find ourselves loving the bad guy? Why do we have fandoms, Pinterest boards, and Counter Displays devoted to these Villains? Well, villains are a key part of stories. If they aren’t believable, […]

Storm Before the Storm Book Review

Mike Duncan examines the period from 146 to 78 B.C.E. in Roman history that illustrates the beginnings of the collapse of  the Roman Republic.  After achieving victory at the end of the Punic Wars, three wars between Rome and Carthage (located in North Africa), many citizens returned home to their farms and found them beyond […]

Getting to Know… Pam Fanelli, Technical Services Librarian

Hi Pam. Let’s start with the same question that we’ve started everyone else on: why do you work in a library? Though I never enjoyed school, I’ve always loved reading and learning, so I’ve been a fan of libraries for as long as I can remember. I’ve also always been happiest working in organizations where some […]

New Arrivals Summer 2018

We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Chrystal Dawson.   The French Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World  DC148.H863 2017 9 Habits of Project Leaders: Experience and Data-Driven Practical Advice in Project Execution  HD69.P75 S564 2017 Creating Value with Big Data Analytics: Making […]

How to Survive the Summer

One hot summer day I was contemplating why is it that some people love the winter and some love summer?  And when you think about it, many people love summer a lot more than those who hate it.  “They bask in the bright sun, revel in the heat, and don’t especially mind the sand-in-the-bathing-suit/ sunscreen-in-your-eye […]